ENCORE: The Scientific Basis for Acupuncture, Part 1


Dr. Janet Mindes is a Ph.D. researcher who has focused on the scientific basis of complementary and alternative therapies. Most recently, she co-edited "Integrative Sexual Health," an exploration of natural modalities for optimizing sexual performance. She joins us to discuss acupuncture. How does it work? For what conditions has acupuncture been shown to be helpful? Is it gaining acceptance by the medical community? What are the challenges of doing acupuncture research? What should you look for in an acupuncturist? Additionally, Dr. Mindes weighs in on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and cranial electrical stimulation (CES), new drugless tools for treating mental and emotional conditions. Click HERE for part 2.

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