Author Archives: Philip Nino Tan-Gatue

Fibromyalgia can lead to mood problems.

Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia: What is it? Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is one of the most common diagnoses encountered in any general medicine clinic.  The Mayo Clinic defines it as: Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way

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Acupuncture for Varicose Veins

Acupuncture for Varicose Veins I have been asked several times if acupuncture can be used for varicose veins.  So, here I am, my first post for 2015! Varicose veins are defined as: (courtesy Varicose veins are enlarged (dilated) sections of veins which are located just under the surface of the skin – usually on

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Acupuncture for COPD

Acupuncture for COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is defined as Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a collection of lung diseases including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease. The UK National Health Service elaborates on it thus: (link) People with COPD have difficulties breathing, primarily due to the narrowing

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Acupuncture Study on Heart Rate Variability Proves True Acupuncture Better Than Sham

Real Acupuncture Better Than Sham Longtime followers of my blog will note that I have one basic underlying theme covering a good portion of the posts. Namely, that scientific evidence shows the difference between needling in true acupuncture points as opposed to non acupuncture points; and that needling produces different effects than merely touching the

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Meridian Style Acupuncture for Headache Lecture Available on

As it turns out, my lecture on can be viewed for free online.  The title is “Meridian Approach for Treating Headaches  & Migraines”.  Just sign up for an account. Click the link: Am hoping to work with them more in the future!

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