Answering Clinical Questions by Investigating the Research Evidence: An Acupuncture/Atrial Fibrillation-Based Example

By Leslie McCoy, DAOM and Anna Smith, DACM  Atrial fibrillation (AF) has emerged as a nascent global epidemic that poses a growing global disease burden.1,2 In the United States, AF affects approximately 9% of those aged 65 years or older.3 It is the most common clinically significant arrhythmia and is acknowledged as one of the …

Report of Findings of a Clinical Case on Lyme Disease

By Deidre Chupalio Acupuncture has been around and able to treat a multitude of mysterious symptoms and illnesses over its 3000-year history, including the most common vector-borne disease in North America, Lyme Disease (LD). LD is transmitted by ticks infected with the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. The course of the disease varies among individuals, with the …