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October 26, 2008

US Pentagon Researching Alternative Treatment for PTSD

TCM Student reported earlier this year on the US military use of auricular acupuncture to treat troop stress disorders. The toll of five years of active duty in Iraq is now forcing the military to seek alternative therapy studies to treat post traumatic stess and other stress related disorders. According to a recent article in USA Today, research proposals have been funded for alternative medicine.

News: USA Today October 7, 2008

Posted by mpence at 10:47 PM

October 19, 2008

Acupressure Reduces Anxiety

A study conducted on pre-operative children shows that pressure given to the yin-tang point reduces anxiety.

Abstract: Anesthesia and Analgesia September 2008

Posted by mpence at 08:41 PM