acupuncture

Acupuncture: an Overview

What was once Asia’s best kept medical secret is on the rise in the U.S. According to the 2007 National Health Interview Survey, an estimated 3.1 million U.S. adults and 150,000 children had used acupuncture in the previous year. Between the 2002 and 2007 NHIS, acupuncture use among adults increased by approximately one million people.

The term “acupuncture” describes […]

June 11th, 2013|Integrative Medicine|

Acupuncture and Mental Health

Forty million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, and the number, among women, is rising. One in ten Americans exhibit major depression (the leading cause of disability). Acupuncture is widely accepted as a treatment for physical maladies. But what about mental health? Dr. Anahita Forati has seen many patients respond to acupuncture for conditions like anxiety […]

May 14th, 2013|Integrative Medicine|