Author: midwestacupuncture

Treatment of Acute Phases of COPD

慢性阻塞肺病急性发作期的辨治要点 作者:周仲瑛 译者:何安杰 (美国谦益翻译公司)The Treatment of Acute Phases of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DisorderAuthor: ZHŌU Zhòngyīng Translated by J. Heaverlo & XU Zhi-jun 慢性阻塞性肺疾病 (COPD, 简称慢阻肺)是具有气流阻塞特征的慢性支气管炎和(或)肺气肿。气流阻塞进行性发展,但部分有可逆性, 可伴有气道高反应性。慢性支气管炎,某些支气管哮喘患者, 在疾病进程中发展为不可逆性气流阻塞, 当支气管哮喘与慢性支气管炎和(或)肺 气肿重叠存在或难以鉴别时,也列入慢性阻塞性肺疾病范围。在慢性阻塞性肺疾病发展过程中,根据病情可分为急性加重期和稳定期。急性加重期,患者在短期内咳 嗽,喘息加重,痰呈脓性或黏液脓性,量明显增加,可伴发热等炎性表现。稳定期,患者咳嗽,咳痰,气短等症状稳定或症状轻微。 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (C.O.P.D) is a condition that is characterized by an obstruction of the pulmonary airflow. It is commonly seen with chronic bronchitis […]

Acupuncture Beats Drug For Insomnia Relief

Source: HealthCMI.Com Acupuncture outperforms drug therapy for the treatment of insomnia. Hangzhou Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers compared the efficaciousness of auricular acupuncture with estazolam drug therapy for the treatment of insomnia in senior citizens. Estazolam achieved an 82.9% total effective rate and auricular acupuncture achieved a 91.4% total effective rate. Acupuncture outperformed drug […]

Tai Chi for Arthritis

Study: Tai Chi relieves arthritis pain, improves reach, balance and well-being Tai Chi originated in ancient China thousands of years ago and is now practiced throughout the world my millions of practitioners. It is both a martial art and a form of “movement meditation”. There are many styles and forms of tai chi. The 5 […]

Acupuncture Beats Drug For Endometriosis Relief

source: Researchers at Tongji University hospital compared acupuncture with standard drug therapy. Patients receiving acupuncture achieved a 92.0% total effective rate. Patients receiving mifepristone achieved a 52.0% total effective rate. Mifepristone, also known by its trademarked name RU-486, is a synthetic steroid that inhibits progesterone action and is used for the treatment endometriosis and […]

Treatment Of Dizziness During The Menstrual Cycle

徐志华 - 经行头晕Xu Zhihua’s Treatment Of Dizziness During The Menstrual Cycle Translated by J. Heaverlo & Xu Zhijun 经行前后或经期,出现头目眩晕,并伴随月经周期发作者,称 “经行头晕”。徐老着重于”无痰不作眩”,施用半夏天麻自术汤而获效.Dizziness may develop before, during or after the menstrual period. When this occurs it is called “dizziness during menstrual cycle”. Xu Zhi-hua emphasizes the concept “Without phlegm, there can be no dizziness”. He achieves excellent results […]

Treat Chronic Gastritis with Chinese Herbal Medicine

中医药治疗慢性胃炎的临床体会 谢天佐 陈永祥Clinical Experiences Using Chinese Medicine to Treat Chronic Gastritis Xie Tian-zuo Chen Yong-xiangTranslated by: J. Heaverlo & Xu Zhijun 摘要 通过对慢性胃炎病因病机的认识及中医药治疗慢性胃炎的诊疗思路,联系临床所见病例,体会到临床运用健脾和胃,攻补兼施等综合调理方法可获良好的疗效。Abstract: This thesis studies the disease causes and pathomechanisms of chronic gastritis. It explores the methods of diagnosing and treating chronic gastritis with Chinese medicine, and cites clinical cases for its support. It […]