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Accupuncture?

Postby msmything » Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:59 am

Has anyone tried accupuncture for symptom relief?, like leg pain, spasticity etc.?
Did it work for ya?
Do you have links to documentaion either way?

There's such a wealth of experience on this site..Thanks in advance.
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Postby gibbledygook » Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:24 am

I tried acupuncture over the course of a few months with a session a week but it did absolutely nothing for me. In fact I usually felt a bit worse immediately afterwards. :?
3 years antibiotics, 06/09 bilateral jug stents at C1, 05/11 ballooning of both jug valves, 07/12 stenting of renal vein, azygos & jug valve ballooning,
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Re: Accupuncture?

Postby HarryZ » Wed Jun 04, 2008 9:04 am

msmything wrote:Has anyone tried accupuncture for symptom relief?, like leg pain, spasticity etc.?
Did it work for ya?
Do you have links to documentaion either way?

There's such a wealth of experience on this site..Thanks in advance.
Colleen


Colleen,

Back in the late 90's my wife had accupuncture treatments to help with her problems of fatigue and weak legs. The important aspect here is for the therapist to be familiar with treating MS patients and the particular symptoms that they have. Performing accupuncture on a MS patient can result in more problems caused than those solved if the person doing the treatment doesn't really know MS very much.

Fortunately at the time, this therapist was able to help Marg and reduce her symptoms. She received the treatments for many months but it got rather expensive in the long run. She eventually went on the Prokarin transdermal patch treatment which helped her far better for 7 years.

Hope this helps.

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Acupuncture Cure For Tardive Dyskinesia-induced Eye Twitch

Postby eowc » Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:14 am

I Get my Tardive Dyskinesia-induced abnormally rapid and involuntary eyelid twitching sickness totally cured eventually through acupuncture treatment after seeking other relevant formal medical treatment from a variety of medical specialists.


Included below is my experience of getting my Tardive Dyskinesia-induced non-stop eyelid twitching sickness totally cured through acupuncture treatment which is sort of an alternative self-administered acupressure therapy instructed to me by an acupuncturist and I hope that the information given will be useful to the intended readers. Thank you.



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Besides basic acupuncture rules, there is always exception

Postby eowc » Tue Jul 26, 2011 2:29 am

In addition to that, well, basically, acupuncture is the traditional Chinese methodology of the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body to relieve various ailments.


Well, basic principles as stipulated above generally is one thing which, under most of the circumstances are hardly disputable. Nevertheless, there would always be an exception to these fundamental rules, especially the one which would turn out to be immeasurably and prodigiously beneficial to numerous needy persons.




Articles About Self-administered, Simple, Needle-free, Free-Of-Charge, Painless, Harmless, Speedy & Once-and-for-all Acupuncture / Acupressure Cure For Non-stop Persistent Tardive Dyskinesia / Medication-induced Rapid Eyelid-twitching / Eye-blinking / Blepharospasm


http://www.thisisms.com/ftopic-4919-0.html

Lastly, I sincerely hope that the related articles included in this post would turn out to be informatively and therapeutically useful to the numerous others.
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Re: Besides basic acupuncture rules, there is always excepti

Postby HarryZ » Tue Jul 26, 2011 5:25 am

Well, basic principles as stipulated above generally is one thing which, under most of the circumstances are hardly disputable. Nevertheless, there would always be an exception to these fundamental rules, especially the one which would turn out to be immeasurably and prodigiously beneficial to numerous needy persons.


The problem, however, when one has MS, is that the nerve response to the acupuncture needle may not be normal depending on what nerve is being "tweaked." It could cause detrimental results. That is why it is so important that the therapist has experience in working with MS patients and is familiar with the disease.

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Re: Besides basic acupuncture rules, there is always excepti

Postby eowc » Tue Jul 26, 2011 9:39 pm

HarryZ wrote:
Well, basic principles as stipulated above generally is one thing which, under most of the circumstances are hardly disputable. Nevertheless, there would always be an exception to these fundamental rules, especially the one which would turn out to be immeasurably and prodigiously beneficial to numerous needy persons.


The problem, however, when one has MS, is that the nerve response to the acupuncture needle may not be normal depending on what nerve is being "tweaked." It could cause detrimental results. That is why it is so important that the therapist has experience in working with MS patients and is familiar with the disease.

Harry




Well, generally speaking, as far as MS is concerned, which is an inflammatory disease in which the fatty myelin sheaths around the axons (nerve fibers) of the brain and spinal cord are damaged, 100% known conclusive once-and-for-all cures simply do not exist, at least currently at the present due to the very fact that nerves, nerve fibers, brain cells simply cannot regenerate themselves once they are destroyed or severely damaged. However, reliefs and improvements to the MS symptoms are do achievable given the current state of medical science.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiple_sclerosis
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chinese medicine/acupuncture

Postby fee001 » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:12 am

Hi!

I have had acupuncture along bladder line which improved my bladder density, now no longer sensitive.

I have acupuncture along side chiropractic treatment, I'm still learning about it re trial and error.

Chinese medicine has been learnt over a 2000 year period, there is a lot in it, holistic medicine interests me greatly. I think that the natural healing capabilities of the human body is greatly unerestimated by the medical profession, they are to quick to prescribe drugs.

I believe conventional medicine and hoistic medicine should go hand inhand.

But enough of my ramblings.

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Re: chinese medicine/acupuncture

Postby HarryZ » Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:04 am

fee001 wrote:Hi!

I have had acupuncture along bladder line which improved my bladder density, now no longer sensitive.

I have acupuncture along side chiropractic treatment, I'm still learning about it re trial and error.

Chinese medicine has been learnt over a 2000 year period, there is a lot in it, holistic medicine interests me greatly. I think that the natural healing capabilities of the human body is greatly unerestimated by the medical profession, they are to quick to prescribe drugs.

I believe conventional medicine and hoistic medicine should go hand inhand.

But enough of my ramblings.

Fiona


Fiona,

My wife (passed away 2007) suffered from MS for some 36 years. Conventional medicine couldn't help her very much at all and she used alternative therapies (including acupuncture) to help her over the years. For the most part, they helped her a fair amount, especially in symptom relief.

But as we all know, the disease continues to progress regardless of what you try and do and one can only hope to improve the quality of life as much as you can.

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Postby fee001 » Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:29 am

Harry,

Acupuncture is now available on the NHS thats how I originally accessed it. They are now starting to use hypnotherapy.

They seem to be coming around to alternatives slowly. Theres a lot in neutrition and diet especially anti-candida, but docs deny it (candida that is)

Harry I am sorry that you lost your wife.

I am learning all the time, I love to learn.

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Postby HarryZ » Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:50 am

fee001 wrote:Harry,

Acupuncture is now available on the NHS thats how I originally accessed it. They are now starting to use hypnotherapy.

They seem to be coming around to alternatives slowly. Theres a lot in neutrition and diet especially anti-candida, but docs deny it (candida that is)

Harry I am sorry that you lost your wife.

I am learning all the time, I love to learn.

Fiona


Fiona,

Most docs from the world of MS medicine won't look beyond their comfort zone when it comes to alternative therapies for MS. While I understand this, I become quite disturbed when they don't make any effort to educate themselves in this area and often make derogatory comments to the medical people who are involved in alternative ideas.

One example of this is Dr. Mark Freedman who ignorantly called Dr. Zamboni a quack after Zamboni's initial info on CCSVI. It's one thing to question new ideas but quite another to bad mouth a colleague.

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Postby fee001 » Wed Jul 27, 2011 7:34 am

Harry,

Apparently its a well known fact that some Doctors that have considered an alternative holistic approach, have been pushed outof conventional medicine even being struck off.

These Doctors are very valuable to society, as they are open minded and consider alternative options before drugs, which in some cases cause a side affect indicative to the ms symptom umberella.

There are answers out there Harry, we just are educated by the medical world not to look.

My Dad did a lot of D.I.Y and taughtme something doesnt work for a reason. I have now found my reasons, A misaligned Atlas and Candida. both have caused me numerous problems, but I am now able to address both issues.

Hey! Harry 3 years ago I was totally dispondant, now very very different.

They need to open their eyes nd smell the coffee, then we will have progress.

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Postby HarryZ » Wed Jul 27, 2011 9:20 am

Harry
I'd almost bet that Dr Freedman doesn't consider Dr Zamboni a colleague.[/quote]

Bob,

I'm sure he doesn't but that comment originated from a doc in the US who did a presentation on what he found with CCSVI. I saw it on Youtube.

This doc was going to do his own research on CCSVI and MS patients and chastised Freedman for making such an unprofessional statement. He went on to say that while Freedman didn't agree with Zamboni's findings, to publicly call him a "quack" was uncalled for and not something "colleagues in medicine" should be doing. Prior to this I had a lot of respect for Freedman but unfortunately that isn't the case now.

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