Researchers conclude that acupuncture increases the total effective rate of drug therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers from the Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine combined acupuncture with standard drug therapy. Patients receiving both drug therapy and acupuncture in a combined treatment protocol had superior patient outcomes compared with patients receiving only drug therapy. The researchers conclude that the addition of acupuncture to standard drug therapy is effective for the alleviation of relevant symptoms and the regulation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) related laboratory indices (rheumatoid factor, hypersensitive C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, platelet, fibrinogen, and D-dimer).
It is often said that women are warriors, and it is rightly said. From managing menstrual pain to mending heartbreaks women had to go through a lot. Every month, thy deal with the most painful gifts of mother nature that is the period. Every woman has a different experience with regards to the menstrual cycle. During this time while some women feel minimal cramping while at the other end some get bedridden with intense pain.