Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

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Acupuncture for menopause

The most troublesome symptoms for women during menopause are hot flashes and night sweats. Also known in the literature as hot “flushes,” these vasomotor symptoms are the most frequent cause of women to seek...

IBS: The gut-brain-microbiome connections

For over 4000 years, the system of classical traditional Chinese medicine described fundamental connections of the bowel and the “lung.’  This linkage guided acupuncture and Chinese medicine practitioners ever since. Hippocrates is said to...

IBS: A condition without a cause

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is identified clinically as a “syndrome” and as such it is defined by a collection of symptoms rather than a definite patho-anatomical disease  entity with pathological markers. Various clinical (and...