Entries by Acupuncture Pregnancy

Effect of acustimulation on nausea and vomiting and on hyperemesis in pregnancy: a systematic review of Western and Chinese literature.

Van den Heuvel E et al, BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016 Jan 13;16:13 BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine This review of twenty-nine randomised controlled trials (including 3519 patients) found that there was a significant reduction in nausea and vomiting in pregnancy with the application of various acupuncture techniques, when trials reporting dichotomous data (ie symptoms […]

Controlling the Recurrence of Pelvic Endometriosis after A Conservative Operation: Comparison between Chinese Herbal Medicine and Western Medicine

Zhao RH et al, Chin J Integr Med 2013 Nov;19(11):820-825 Chinese Journal of Integrated Medicine A randomised and controlled trial (involving 200 women) studied the prevention of recurrence of endometriosis after surgery and showed that Chinese medicine was as effective a therapy as western pharmaceuticals in preventing recurrence but had significantly fewer side effects. Chinese […]

Acupuncture and IVF outcomes? Dose matters.

This article is a response to recently published research (Journal of American Medical Association 2018) on outcomes for IVF patients having acupuncture. One of our practitioners (Amy Forth) discusses this study done by personnel working at Western Sydney University and various IVF clinics in Australia and New Zealand into the effectiveness of acupuncture in relation […]