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2010-11-09 17:16:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 6,000 pressure points, a nail mat has won over thousands of converts in the United States after its introduction in the USA six months ago. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/NY98568) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101109/NY98568) A modern take on the ancient therapies of acupuncture and acupressure, The Acushakti Mat (www.acushakti.com) is a pillow-sized mat, made from 100 percent organic cotton, and studded...

2010-01-12 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish siblings launch YantraWay.com, the exclusive U.S. distributor of the Yantra Mat, the original acupressure mat recently named "Hottest Gift of the Year" by Metro newspaper and "Best In Test" by Body + Soul magazine (Sweden). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100112/NY36017) The Yantra Mat, a gentler version of the ancient Indian nail bed, is studded with 8,800 non-toxic ABS plastic spikes. The spikes feel sharp, but with your body's...

2009-05-11 02:00:00

LEEDS and LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Hayfever Relief Product Based on Acupressure Points Now Available in UK Stores & Widely Available on the Internet - With Photo Hayfever was unheard of only 200 years ago, however, it's believed that it now affects as many as 1 in 4 people in the UK. For those who do suffer with hayfever, it's either complete misery with symptoms such as reduced concentration, runny nose and itchy eyes throughout the day or the need for drug...

2009-04-15 22:51:20

U.S. doctors say acupressure wristbands can ease nausea in patients receiving radiation treatment. Previously, the researchers attributed nausea reduction with wristbands to the placebo effect -- having an outcome in the body the mind expected. We know the placebo effect exists, the problem is that we don't know how to measure it very well, corresponding author Joseph Roscoe of the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York said in a statement. In this study we attempted to...

2008-11-17 09:47:11

Reducing the stress and anxiety women feel when undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) is considered important in improving the pregnancy rate in these women. Acupuncture has shown promise in easing these symptoms, but a new investigation out of Hong Kong suggests a sham version of the treatment may actually be better than the real thing. In a study involving 370 women who were given either real acupuncture or sham acupuncture on the day of embryo transfer, the pregnancy rate was higher in...

2008-10-08 09:00:50

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Seasoned psychologists are moving beyond classic "talk therapy" with a dynamic new set of natural treatment techniques that are providing stunning results -- especially with chronic health conditions such as pain, stress, anxiety, phobias, weight loss, and even deep trauma including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Known as "Energy Psychology" (and crossing over into "Energy Medicine"), published studies are validating the dramatic patient...

2008-10-07 09:00:55

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Seasoned psychologists are moving beyond classic "talk therapy" with a dynamic new set of natural treatment techniques that are providing stunning results -- especially with chronic health conditions such as pain, stress, anxiety, phobias, weight loss, and even deep trauma including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Known as "Energy Psychology" (and crossing over into "Energy Medicine"), published studies are validating the dramatic patient...

2008-10-07 06:00:44

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- It's 3 am, your child has a fever, and that dose of ibuprofen hasn't kicked in yet. You wish there was something safe and simple you could do to make her feel better, but what? Mommy's ER is a 3-part DVD library of safe, simple, natural remedies parents can use to offer relief at any time. Each DVD is packed with easy-to-understand segments and demos that educate users on everything from how to teach yourself (and your child!) simple acupressure...

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2008-10-01 10:10:00

Before surgery, researchers say acupressure could help calm anxious children even before they get anesthesia. When doctors taped an acupressure bead between the eyebrows it reduced anxiety in children, compared to a similar fake treatment, Dr. Zeev Kain of the University of California Irvine and colleagues reported. "Anxiety in children before surgery is bad because of the emotional toll on the child and parents, and this anxiety can lead to prolonged recovery and the increased use of...

2008-08-30 09:00:21

By Samuels, Noah Gropp, Cornelius; Singer, Shepherd Roee; Oberbaum, Menachem The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is on the rise, especially among psychiatric patients. Acupuncture is considered a safe and effective treatment modality, and traditional Chinese medicine teaches that acupuncture harmonizes the body's energies. Scientific research has found that acupuncture increases a number of central nervous system hormones (ACTH, beta-endorphins, serotonin, and...


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