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Electroacupuncture for Fatigue, Sleep Disturbance and Psychological Distress in Breast Cancer Patients with Aromatase Inhibitor-related Arthralgia: A Randomized Trial

Posted by Peng Zhang on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, In : Nervous system 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25077452 Cancer 2014; 120 (23): 3744-51 By Mao JJ

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Although fatigue, sleep disturbance, depression, and anxiety are associated with pain in breast cancer patients, it is unknown whether acupuncture can decrease these comorbid symptoms in cancer patients with pain. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of electroacupuncture (EA) on fatigue, sleep, and psychological distress in breast cancer survivors who experience joint p...

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Acupuncture for Anxiety - Typical Case

Posted by Peng Zhang on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, In : Nervous system 
James is a 34-year-old farmer. He first came to see me in 2005, complaining that he often felt anxious especially in the morning after waking up. He didn't know where this feeling came from, and just couldn't calm down and relax. He also had stomach ache and tiredness, and worried about things very much. He had dry mouth and tended to drink lots of water. With the anxiety he felt life was quite miserable. His tongue looked pale, pulse was taut. According to what I saw, I believed his Liver qi...
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