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Does acupunture help prevent migraines?

Does acupuncture help prevent migraines? Yes!  There is moderate-quality evidence showing that whole-body acupunture may help prevent migraines.   Research has shown that compared to “usual care” acupuncture decreased the frequency of migraines by at least 50% and that this result was … Continue reading

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Which complementary medicine modalities are worth doing?

Consider taking fish oil to decrease high triglycerides.   The American Heart Association recommends 2 to 4 grams per day of fish oil with DHA to help decrease triglycerides.   The most common side effects of fish oil is bloating and belching … Continue reading

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Does acupuncture help headaches?

Yes!  A Cochrane review of 4,419 patients showed that acupuncture is AS effective as traditional migraine headache treatment in the prevention of headaches.  Evidence has shown that acupuncture, when used in addition to, or in place of, routine medical management … Continue reading

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