Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that can affect many different joints and, in some people, other parts of the body as well, including the blood, the lungs, and the heart. Inflammation of the joint lining, called the synovium, can cause pain, stiffness, swelling, warmth, and redness. The affected joint may also lose its shape,…

Treating Autoimmune Diseases with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Autoimmune diseases are a group of disorders in which the immune system attacks the body and destroys or alters tissues. There are more than eighty serious chronic illnesses in this category including rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes, lupus, thyroid disease, inflammatory bowel disease, Addison’s disease, pernicious anemia, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and Guillain–Barré…

Frequently Asked Questions with Dr. Kniskern: FAQ#4 What Type Of Patients Do You See?

Dr. Kniskern answers Frequently Asked Questions. Today:  What type of patients do you see? Dr. Kniskern explains that no two patients are the same.  One of his specialties is decreasing pain. Decrease pain, stress, balance hormones and improve your quality of life. For more information on Dr. Kniskern and Acupuncture, please visit: http://www.SanCarlosAcupuncture.com Subscribe to…

Cancer Prevention in Daily Life

Many items in the produce aisle can help you prevent cancer, but some other foods in the supermarket can also help protect your health and the health of your family.Carotenoids – Found in produce like cantaloupe and carrots, these plant chemicals act as antioxidants and have been shown to reduce the risk of lung cancer.Cold Water…

Endorsement of Acupuncture for Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture continues to receive enthusiastic testimonials from patients and health care professionals alike. Prominent names in U.S. society and the medical community have attested to the efficacy of acupuncture as a supportive therapy for oncology treatment.When singer Sheryl Crow was diagnosed with breast cancer, she underwent a lumpectomy followed by radiation. During these treatments she…

Science Provides Proof of Acupuncture’s Helpful Role in Cancer Therapy

Clinical trials have examined the effects of acupuncture on cancer as a disease, as well as the symptoms caused by cancer treatments. Results have shown that, for many patients, treatment with acupuncture relieves symptoms or keeps them from getting worse. Relief for Nausea and Vomiting:The strongest evidence of the beneficial effect of acupuncture has come from…

Acupuncture for Integrative Oncology Support

The American Cancer Society has reported that half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will develop cancer during their lifetimes. Although there are many forms of cancer, all forms of the disease begin with abnormal cells that grow out of control. Unlike other illnesses that are eradicated by…

Understanding Autism – Is it Autism?

According to the Autism Research Institute there are several criteria for defining autism Is it Autism? How common is it? For many years autism was rare – occurring in just five children out of 10,000. However, since the early 1990s, the rate of autism has increased dramatically around the world, with figures as high as…

The Effectiveness of Traditional and Non-Traditional Treatment for Children with Autism and Seizures – Sensory Integration.

The Effectiveness of Traditional and Non-Traditional Treatment for Children with Autism and Seizures – In the general population, less than 1% of children develop clinical seizures, whereas more than 35% of children with autism do so by adolescence. Despite the high prevalence of seizures and epilepsy in children with autism, there is little information regarding effective…