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Acupuncture: Types, Conditions Treated and Potential Risks

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing art that has been proven effective in the treatment of a variety of conditions. It involves inserting needles into the skin at special points called acupoints where the body’s energy is believed to flow. The aim of this technique is to stimulate the flow of the body’s energy. Several other forms of acupuncture have developed over the years. Instead of needles, these other ways of stimulating the flow of […]

Alternative Treatments for Migraines

Painful migraine headaches are one of the top 10 reasons why women seek to explore alternative therapies. Alternative medicine appeals to growing numbers of patients who either are not getting enough relief with conventional medications or there are no medications for certain condition, or those who wish to limit their reliance on medicinal drugs or simply prefer not to take any medications at all. For example, many patients take triptans, such as Maxalt or Imitrex, […]