Acupuncture For Mild Depression

Acupuncture and Drugs Found Equally Effective For Mild Depression

Newest studies shows the equally effectiveness of acupuncture with depression patients.

Acupuncture Depression

Guangdong Province Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital researchers find acupuncture with moxibustion produces similar positive patient outcomes rates as the drug paroxetine for treatment of mild to moderate depression. In the study, true acupuncture produced similar results as paroxetine (a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor, SSRI) and significantly outperformed a sham acupuncture control group. A total of 105 patients met the eligibility criteria and were randomly assigned to three study groups (acupuncture, paroxetine, control).

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