The actress treated fans to a racy shot of her getting acupuncture — with each needle representing a million followers.
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An ancient method of medicine originating in China, acupuncture involves stimulating certain points on the body with tiny needles. Due to its millennia-old origins, scientists aren’t sure how exactly acupuncture works, but – thanks to a plethora of anecdotal evidence supporting its usage, they know it definitely does something - it's even offered on the NHS as a complementary medicine. How does acupuncture work?
"Live bee acupuncture" involves “applying the stinging bee directly to the relevant sites according to the specific disease.” In this case, the woman had reportedly been receiving the treatment for two years.
A woman has died after intentionally getting stung by a bee as a form of apitherapy acupuncture.
Could acupuncture help soothe babies with colic? As any parent who’s had a baby with colic will understand you’d literally try anything to stop the crying. The research published in Acupuncture in Medicine found that the practice may reduce incidences of excessive crying in babies who have a condition known as infantile colic.
Back pain is one of the biggest causes of work absence here in the UK, and our increasingly sedentary lifestyles are reportedly causing more and more problems. Unfortunately, back pain can also be difficult to treat. If you are suffering though,
Pic: Corbis A branch of 4,000-year-old Chinese traditional medicine, acupuncture has long been used for a wide range of ailments. And the latest research suggests it could even help with weight loss. If you're finding that hard to take in,