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Leading acupuncture specialist for facial rejuvenation, pain relief, stress relief, fertility, fatigue, anxiety.
Based at Kensington and Chelsea at Central London. Qualified as a medical doctor in Western medicine in China with a Medical degree from Beijing, China and a PhD degree from the UK. Many year research and clinical experiences. This blog is for information only.

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https://anamayahealth.blogspot.com/2018/03/dr-maggie-ju-talks-about-vulvodynia.html

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M Ju. (2015) What Part Does Acupuncture Play in IVF?
The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 22 Issue 1 March 2015 P21
M Ju (2014) Current opinion in acupuncture on stroke rehabilitation
The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 21 Issue 1 September 2014 P9

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Suffer from sinusitis? Acupuncture can help

Sinuses commonly refers to the paranasal sinuses, which are air cavities in the cranial bones near the nose. There are four paired sinuses located in the cranial bone or skull. Sinusitis or sinus infection or rhinosinusitis is a condition that sinuses are inflamed resulting in symptoms. The symptoms include pain, swelling and tenderness around your cheeks, eyes or forehead, thick nasal mucus, blocked nose, reduced smell, sinus headaches, high temperature, toothache, bad breath, sore throat, coughing etc. Sinusitis can be caused by infection, allergies, air pollution etc. Most common cause is viral infection and it can be caused by bacterial infection. Sinusitis is very common after a cold or flu. Acute sinusitis may last a few weeks. Sinusitis can be recurrent which a few episodes are within a year. Chronic sinusitis is the symptoms last longer than 12 weeks.

Recent research has shown that acupuncture can help with sinusitis. A study with 24 participants has shown that acupuncture reduced nasal congestion caused by sinusitis. A survey from 321 practioners has shown that they use acupuncture in the treatment of patients with chronic sinus and nasal symptoms and obtain good results.

References
Sertel S et al Am J Rhinol Allergy 2009 Nov-Dec;23(6):e23-8. doi: 10.2500/ajra.2009.23.3380. Epub 2009 Sep 18.
Pletcher SD Am J Rhnol, (2006) Mar-Apr;20(2):235-7.

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