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A Case Study of Substance Abuse and Depression

This is a formal academic paper by Damian Carey demonstrating the Oriental Medicine approach to psychotherapy in clinical practice. This case study of substance abuse and depression is a good example of a single acupuncture treatment applied in confluence with specific psychotherapeutic counselling, yielding successful results.

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Acupuncture and Pregnancy Rates in Assisted Reproduction Therapy

This is an article published in the journal Fertility and Sterility in April 2002. Since then, there have been several other studies all confirming an increased success rate with the use of acupuncture for IVF patients.

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Acupuncture Case Series

This formal academic paper by Damian Carey is 'A Study of Four Cases of Pathogenic Excess in the Head Treated with Qi Flow Acupuncture Technique Applied to Hegu (Large Intestine 4)'. It demonstrates the efficacy of acupuncture needling using a specific needle manipulation to obtain the desired results.

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Acupuncture Points and Connective Tissue

Relationship of Acupuncture Points and Meridians to Connective Tissue Planes

by Helene M. Langevin and Jason A. Yandow

Acupuncture meridians traditionally are believed to constitute channels connecting the surface of the body to internal organs. We hypothesize that the network of acupuncture points and meridians can be viewed as a representation of the network formed by interstitial connective tissue. This hypothesis is supported by ultrasound images showing connective tissue cleavage planes at acupuncture points in normal human subjects.

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic, widespread muscle tenderness syndrome often accompanied by sleep deprivation, disturbed mood and fatigue. It is widely regarded by CM practitioners that excellent results can be obtained for Fibromyalgia sufferers using acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, diet and exercise.

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