Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves inserting very thin needles through a person’s skin at specific points on the body, to various depths.
Research suggests that it can help relieve pain and reduce inflammation, and it is used for a wide range of other complaints.
Harvard Medical School has a new study that found acupuncture can help ease inflammation in mice. -
The traditional Chinese practice influenced rodents’ ability to cope with a cytokine storm — an overly aggressive immune response which has been found to lead to lung inflammation, pneumonia, and death in some COVID-19 patients, according to the study published Wednesday in the journal Neuron. [By Hannah Frishberg, Hannah Sparks | New York Post]
Acupuncture is known for triggering the bodies healing abilities and boosting the immune system. This recent study backs other studies done over the years on how the body responds to acupuncture in regard to inflammation and healing.
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