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Help for Fibromyalgia: Scientists find acupuncture improves symptoms

By | July 25th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Fibromyalgia patients treated with six sessions of acupuncture experienced significant symptomatic improvement compared to a group given simulated acupuncture sessions, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. "This study shows there is something real about acupuncture and its effects on fibromyalgia," says David Martin, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist and the study's lead investigator. "Our [...]

Valerian helps in 80% of insomnia cases

By | May 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

Nearly one-third of all Canadians suffers from some type of sleep problem, so it’s no surprise that the herb valerian has enjoyed growing popularity for its sleep-inducing and anti-anxiety properties. Valerian works much the same as a mild sedative, binding weakly to two brain receptors, GABA and benzodiazpine, to help induce sleep. However, unlike typical [...]