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Lucy and Anna Postolov Join Forces to Announce East-West Organic Herbs

Published: Sep 11, 2015

My dear patients, as many of you already know, my daughter Anna Postolov, M.D., MPH completed her residency at Stanford Medical Hospital, and recently she also received an offer to continue her academic career in medicine by doing a fellowship in...

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Acupuncture Treatments Help Reduce Hypertension Levels

Published: Sep 04, 2015

Reposted as Postolova Acupuncture News from HospiMedica Posted on 03 Sep 2015 Hypertensive patients treated with electroacupuncture (EA) experienced long-lasting drops in their blood pressure that lasted up to a month and a half, according to a new...

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Relieving the Pain of Chemotherapy with Acupuncture

Published: Sep 03, 2015

People often ask me how acupuncture is used as support for Cancer patients. One of the most important ways is during cancer treatment, such as chemotherapy, to offset the pain and other symptoms associated with the treatment. According to this article I...

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Electroacupuncture for Hot Flashes Among Breast Cancer Survivors

Published: Aug 27, 2015

According to a new study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, electroacupuncture may be more effective and safer than gabapentin for managing hot flashes among breast cancer survivors. Even though more studies need to be...

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Can Acupuncture Boost Pregnancy Rates?

Published: Aug 26, 2015

I came across an interesting article this week that I wanted to share on the growing scientific evidence that shows acupuncture can boost pregnancy rates when combined with other fertility treatments. It discusses a couple in Connecticut who were...

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Using Acupuncture on Children

Published: Aug 16, 2015

Most people believe that acupuncture cannot be used on children. The reason behind it, as in many cases for adults as well, are that most people are afraid of needles or potential pain. The majority of my patients are pleasantly surprised when during...

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What is Acupuncture?

Published: Jul 20, 2015

Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used systems of healing in the world. Originating in China some 3,500 years ago, only in the last three decades has it become popular in the United States. In 1993, the Food and Drug Administration...

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