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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.

Angina and Chest Pain Respond Well to Acupuncture

If you are having chest pains related to angina, acupuncture may be more effective than conventional drugs says theNational Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). In a recent meta-analysis, researchers found that "acupuncture significantly increased the clinical curative effects in the relief of angina symptoms and improved the electrocardiography indicating that acupuncture therapy was superior to conventional drugs.[1]"

 

You can read the rest of the article here, at the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine's website.