Entries by Vitalis Skiauteris

Natural depression relief – Electro-acupuncture

Comparative study of electro-acupuncture and maprotiline in treating depression [Article in Chinese] Han C, Li XW, Luo HC. Acupuncture and Moxibustion School, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029. OBJECTIVE: To compare the effect of electro-acupuncture (EA) and maprotiline (Map) in treating depression. METHODS: Thirty patients of depression were treated with EA and 31 patients […]

Auricular (ear) acupuncture decreases the anxiety

Auricular acupuncture: a potential treatment for anxiety. Wang SM, Kain ZN. Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06521, USA. shu-ming.wang@yale.edu Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for chronic anxiety disorders. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of acupuncture in reducing anxiety in […]

Remarkable reduction in anxiety symptoms and depression with acupunture

Acupuncture in patients with minor depressive episodes and generalized anxiety. Results of an experimental study [Article in German] Eich H, Agelink MW, Lehmann E, Lemmer W, Klieser E. Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, am Evangelischen Krankenhaus Gelsenkirchen Universitatsklinik der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum. In a placebo-controlled, randomized, modified double-blind study we investigated the effects of body needle […]

Anxiety, depression, somatic and vasomotor symptoms improved by acupuncture

Tumori. 2002 Mar-Apr;88(2):128-30. Links Acupuncture in the treatment of menopause-related symptoms in women taking tamoxifen. Porzio G, Trapasso T, Martelli S, Sallusti E, Piccone C, Mattei A, Di Stanislao C, Ficorella C, Marchetti P. Medical Oncology Unit, University of L’Aquila, Italy. porzio1@interfree.it Fifteen patients were enrolled in a pilot study to evaluate the safety and […]

Acupuncture helps patients with very poor sperm density

Acupuncture is effective for men with very poor sperm density. With these men acupuncture can improve sperm quality to the extent that they don’t have to undergo testicular biopsy. The abstract of the study: Does acupuncture treatment affect sperm density in males with very low sperm count? A pilot study. Siterman S, Eltes F, Wolfson […]