Vectors and 3D Models
Local Search - Health
Weather Information
Get the App for Smartphones and Tablets

Go Back

WhmSoft Free Articles Directory
Free Articles for Reprint
Free Articles to Publish
Free Articles for Newsletters
Videos to Watch

Page Generation Date and Time:
06/22/2018 03:26:03

Free the Animation VR / AR
Play to reveal 3D images and 3D models!
Android app on Google Play
vlrPhone / vlrFilter
Project of very low consumption, radiation and bitrate softphones, with the support of the spatial audio, of the frequency shifts and of the ultrasonic communications / Multifunction Audio Filter with Remote Control!

Alexa Data

Go To Articles Directory Home Page

To get the current article, - See Below (at the bottom of the page) -.
For top news titles, see below.
Web sites and videos listed in this page are frequently updated.
If you find that this page is useful (quality of web sites, images and videos, ...), you can add it to your favorites.
Bookmark Page !

Tell a Friend:

With your mobile phone (WAP / I-Mode / iPhone / PDA), for free:
The Top News -
The Daily Files -
All the Directory Files -

Web version of feeds:
Podcast Music -
Daily Files -

You can play the Guitar Drum Revolution game (flash game) by following the link below:
Play Guitar Drum Revolution Game

You can play free online games (flash games) by following the link below:
Free Online Games

Play the samples below:
Grave YardHyper TrakCrash DownMemoria AnimalGluefo

You can view the people (celebrities) news and the front page news (with videos, images and constant updates) by following the link below:
View Recent News
or by visiting the WhmSoft Service blog:
News Photos Slideshows

Article Keyword Videos to Watch
Click on the image to start the video.

Related Topics
Images - Links - Articles


Related Images

Article Category Videos to Watch
Go to the Videos Pages

Is Acupuncture good for treating Fibromyalgia.

There have been many research studies carried out and which support the use of acupuncture for treating various pain and fatigue disorders and certainly it seems that acupuncture has a lot to offer to those who suffer from fibromyalgia. Unfortunately because of the difference in an acupuncturist’s diagnosis and then treatment of disorders the studies that are carried out can be quite challenging. Where as with a normal western doctor they will usually prescribe the same treatment for everyone with the same disorder, whilst an acupuncturist will assess each patient in terms of their specific imbalance. For example, if say 10 people with fibromyalgia who are treated by an acupuncturist will more than likely give a different diagnosis for each one, and therefore will end up receiving their own customized treatment.

As there are over 6 million Americans who are now fighting against fibromyalgia and at present the western medical world can provide no treatment to relieve the symptoms of this disorder, it seems that more and more people are now turning to the successes being achieved by alternative medicines. Although there are dozens of alternative methods that purport to be effective in helping to fight against fibromyalgia, there are few that have scientific evidence to support these claims.

However in the March/April 2006 edition of the Alternative Therapies publication it has finally been proven that acupuncture has a significant therapeutic affect on treating this disorder and has also demonstrated an effective reversal of arthritis and many other chronic pain symptoms and it has especially been proven that acupuncture improves the painful symptoms associated with fibromyalgia.

Unfortunately because of the nature in which clinical research is carried out the studies need to include a uniformed subject group, a uniformed criteria and a uniformed treatment. However this poses somewhat of a quandary where acupuncture is concerned because of the many different diagnoses and treatments that will be employed by an individual acupuncturist. However a recent study reported in the Alternative Therapies publication was structured in such a way to satisfy the very stringent stipulations required by medical research. The research that was carried out in Southern California was set up so that the treatment was administered 2 times a week for a period of 2 months and the same acupuncture point combinations were used on each patient and only based on the diagnosis provided by a western medical practitioner and not the acupuncturist’s own form of diagnosis. The results reached were very significant, in that it demonstrated that with the regular treatment of acupuncture it decreased the pain levels being felt by the patient with no side effects.

However regardless of the level of pain felt by the patient who has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia that many are deterred from trying acupuncture because of the involvement of needles in the treatment. In fact the sensations that people feel when having acupuncture treatment is normally different from what they may expect.

When people are thinking of needles they conjure up images of them being used to draw blood or administer drugs etc. Needles used for such treatments are hollow and are completely different from the thin solid needles that are used for acupuncture.

The way that acupuncture helps in treatment of pain is that when some is uncomfortable or in pain their body is programmed to react to this discomfort by the tightening of the muscles in order to protect the area that is vulnerable. So if a patient is not relaxed during an acupuncture treatment then the needles will not provide them with the desired effect of relieving the pain.

As acupuncturists will be aware of this issue, they will go to great lengths to ensure that he patient is comfortable and relaxed. In fact a good experienced acupuncturist will be able to guide the needles to the desired destination without the patient being aware if at all of the treatment being carried out.

However, if you speak to people who have already been treated with acupuncture they will tell you that the treatment is not painful. But if you are considering have this form of treatment then it is a good idea to research as much as possible on the acupuncturist that you are looking to use. Some of the questions that you should be asking of them are as follows:-

Have they a license or are they fully certified?
Have they treated people previously with fibromyalgia, and if so how many?
For how long have they been practicing?
What sort of needles do they use? Are they the very thin silicone coated needles?
Do you have a problem in dealing with patients who are sensitive to needles?

Because many more people are becoming aware that acupuncture is painless and is one of the few alternative therapies available that has been clinically proven to reduce the pain of fibromyalgia and because it has not side effects which are associated with normal western medicine. So there really is no reason to wait any longer, but why not join the many thousands of people who have found acupuncture to be the best alternative for dealing with the pain caused by fibromyalgia.

About the Author: Kerris Samson a work from home mum now living in Spain who has spent a large amount of time researching the subject of acupuncture and its benefits as an alternative treatment to modern western medicine. If you would like to learn more please visit

Recommended Web Site(s):

Easy Articles Home Page - Articles Directory

Recommended WhmSoft Web Sites, Feeds and WAP Address:

WhmSoft Software Home Page - Software
WhmSoft Services Login Page - Music and Images
WhmSoft Moblog Home Page - Blog - Photo Gallery
WhmSoft Free Online Games Home Page - Flash Games
WhmSoft Services RSS Feed - Daily Music, Image and 3D Flash Animation
Classical Music with Drum RSS Feed - MIDI and MP3 Files
Classical Music with Drum Podcast Feed - MP3 and MP3 Files
WAP / I-Mode / PDAs - Daily Music, Image and Flash Animation

Home Pages:

WhmSoft Free Articles for Reprint Home Page
WhmSoft Services Home Page - Music and Images
Copyright (C) 2006-2018 WhmSoft - All Rights Reserved.