Follow NHC: RSS Feed
Search the NHC Site
Contact and Clinic Hours

Appointments are available on the following days each week. Please call the landline at 773.506.8971 or email at to schedule.

Sunday: 2 – 7PM
Monday: 2 – 8PM
Tuesday: 2 – 8PM
Wednesday: 12 - 6PM
Thursday: 2 – 8PM

Some Health Issues We Treat

Entries in schizophrenia (1)


Study Suggests a Role for Acupuncture in Schizophrenia Treatment

A UK study found that patients with schizophrenia benefited from twice weekly acupuncture treatments, in addition to their mainstream care. The study, which can be read about here, found that,

Acupuncture caused a decrease in the, “side effects of antipsychotic medication; decreased auditory, visual and tactile hallucinations; decreased anxiety and paranoia; improved sleep patterns… increased motivation including increased sex drive and ambition to further themselves in education and work; improved socialization and concentration… reduced addictive behavior in relation to alcohol and cigarettes; improved diet and weight loss; and improved exercise regimes.