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Articles About Disorders

We treat many conditions here at NHC and I do my best to write about some of them below. Feel free to search for conditions you are interested in learning more about, as well as to suggest topics you would like me to write more about.

Cerebral Vasospasm Treated by Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology

A recent Chinese study demonstrated impressive results for patients suffering from cerbral vasospasm, a severe constriction of the arteries of the subarachnoid cavity of the brain. This type of problem can lead to decreased blood flow to the area and may cause ischemia, infarction, stroke and death. (a summary of the paper may be read here).

The research showed that,  

... combining acupuncture, herbal medicine and pharmaceutical medication together is significantly more effective than using only drugs.

 Here, at the clinic, we treat vasospasm but also many of the sequelae such as stroke paralysis and aphasia.