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We both value the research of modern science and the many developments that have been discovered.
We also value the depth of wisdom and knowledge of traditional and classical five element acupuncture, which integrates the many aspects of body and mind.
We acknowledge the information gained from research, and we endevaour to use it where appropriate when meeting the needs of an individual who is suffering in health.
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(2017) Acupuncture in Patients with Allergic Asthma: A Randomized Pragmatic Trial
'Results: A total of 1,445 patients (mean age 43.8 [SD 13.5] years, 58.7% female) were randomized and included in the analysis (184 patients randomized to acupuncture and 173 to control, and 1,088 in the nonrandomized acupuncture group). In the randomized part, acupuncture was associated with an improvement in the asthma quality of life questionnaire (AQLQ, range: 1–7)score compared to the control group (difference acupuncture vs. control group 0.7 [95% confidence interval (CI) 0.5–1.0]) as well as in the physical component scale and the mental component scale of the SF-
Conclusions: In patients with allergic asthma, additional acupuncture treatment to routine care was associated with increased disease-
However the paper does not disclose the acupuncture point selection or needle technique!!
Brinkhaus B, Roll S, Jet al ( 2017) Acupuncture in Patients with Allergic Asthma: A Randomized Pragmatic Trial. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. April 2017, 23(4): 268-
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