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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 [...]

SAMe effective as drug for arthritis

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine) is a natural compound produced by the body from amino acids. It is found in most body tissues and is linked to folic acid and vitamin B-12. Deficiencies of either of these nutrients may also lead to lower levels of SAMe, which may worsen symptoms of depression, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis (OA). Preliminary studies [...]