Category Archives: acupuncture

FDA approves Botox for Migraines: A good choice? Other safe options?

Botox has been traditionally used for reducing wrinkles.  Botox which is derived  from the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum and can be deadly to humans has now been approved by the FDA (US Federal Drug Administration) for migraine headaches.  Botox works by … Continue reading

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Chantix for smoking cessation: Side effects and Acupuncture as a safe option

Are you trying to quit smoking? Chantix is a drug prescribed often for smoking cessation.  While it was approved by the FDA in May 2006, the active ingredient in Chantix has been linked suicide, and suicidal thoughts.  Because of these … Continue reading

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Dr.Aroop Banerji interviewed on Fox 28 news part 2

Dr.Aroop Banerji interviewed on Fox 28 news morning show on acupuncture.

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Why Acupuncture is a great alternative to pharmaceuticals for pain relief?

Many pharmaceutical drugs can provide pain relief.   Despite this, pharmaceutical drugs do cause side effects.  For example, taking too much of aspirin can cause stomch ulcers and taking too much tylenol can cause liver damage.  Vicadin is a heavy duty pain killers and … Continue reading

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