By Allen C. Bowling MD PhD
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People who take blood-thinning medication (warfarin or Coumadin) or who have bleeding disorders may occasionally experience bruising or, more rarely, bleeding complications. Electroacupuncture may produce heart-rhythm abnormalities in people with a pacemaker, and the fumes from moxibustion may worsen breathing in people with asthma. Acupuncture to the chest should be done with caution or avoided to prevent lung or heart injury. 1. Practical Information Acupuncture usually is done once or twice weekly.
This chemical suppresses the immune 36 Types of Therapy system through mechanisms that are different from several conventional medications. In addition, tetrandrine appears to produce additional immune-suppressing effects when it is given in combination with conventional medications. One study showed that tetrandrine decreased the severity of experimental allergic encephalomyelitis (EAE), the animal model of MS. Further studies are needed to study the effects of this compound. One of the more extensively studied immune-suppressing Chinese herbs is Tripterygium wilfordii, also known as Thunder God Vine, threewingnut, or lei-gong-teng.
Studies in MS and Other Conditions A large number of studies have evaluated the effectiveness of acupuncture. Unfortunately, many of these studies have been small and not well conducted. To attempt to understand the possible medical benefits of acupuncture, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) organized a 12-member panel in 1997 to review the studies on acupuncture (1). The panel concluded that there existed “clear evidence” for acupuncture’s effectiveness in relieving nausea and vomiting associated with surgery, chemotherapy, and possibly pregnancy.