Acupuncture Trumps Ibuprofen for Shingles Pain


Here’s an interesting article on HealthCMI highlighting some new research on the use of acupuncture to treat shingles. The researchers used moxibustion (indirect heat from a burning roll of dried artemesia vulgaris) and electroacupuncture in their treatments. Given the long-term effects of NSAID use, it’s fortunate that there are safer, more effective alternatives.

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