6 patient evaluations for Acupuncture taken for the purpose of 'General health'

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Chelena
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Chelena
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 60
Condition: Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis

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Oct 15, 2014 (Started Jun 14, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Chronic pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Advice & Tips: I decided to try a few courses of acupuncture this summer for pain leftover from my surgery last December 2103 and also pain leftover from effects of walking bone on bone for so long before surgery that my right shoulder, elbow, wrist and both knees were very compromised. (I had a left hip surgery but had used a cane as a crutch for too long. ) The acupuncture helped relieve some of the pain and also numbness and nerve pain left over from the surgery. Best of all, a positive and unexpected side effect was that my breathing became less tight. I have been doing yoga since Feb.2014 to regain balance, strength, and flexibility but it became clear that my chest was way too tight which affected my ability to breathe deeply and freely. I still have a ways to go but it's not as bad as it was before.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jan 31, 2005 (Started Jun 14, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Migraine headaches)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: In general acupuncture for general health is a wonderful medicine. I have had some acupuncture treatments by certain practioners that really helped me with certain specific problems like menses related migraines but not for general migraines or depression or PTSD. I did a long course of treatment for six months in 2004 in hopes that it would help curb my depression. The treatments always made me feel relaxed and good for a few hours most of the time. But sometimes I got triggered in the sessions and would actually just cry and cry and cry through an entire session and end up really worse. So after a while I decided I needed to just concentrate on therapy and perhaps return to acupuncture one day when I have healed more and am less prone to triggers.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Adriana Nato
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Adriana Nato
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Dec 12, 2009 (Started Oct 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
agradia
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agradia
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: severe
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

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Aug 28, 2009 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Gudjon
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Gudjon
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
PLS

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Apr 9, 2009 (Started Jun 23, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
minnielee
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minnielee
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 43
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Mar 26, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: initially, stick with two weeks of two treatments/week and stick with the plan no matter what. effect my kick in over time.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Nov 20, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: In the beginning, get treatment regularly for at least 3 months.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Mr. Kamakazie
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Mr. Kamakazie
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 14, 2008 (Started Aug 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 90 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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