Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that primarily affects the central nervous system, both the spine and the brain. When damage to the myelin sheath occurs, nerve impulses and signals slow down or in severe cases stops completely. Acupuncture has worked well to keep symptoms at bay and help with side effects of medications and helping people live a more full life.
Infertility is a frustrating thing for couples. It can be more frustrating to know that in one-fifth of infertility cases, the causes are not known. For centuries, alternative therapies like acupuncture have been used to treat some causes of infertility.
Infertility is a relatively common health problem that is experienced by approximately 15 to 20 percent of all couples with 30 percent of the problem due to conditions of the husband while about 20 percent is a combination of factors from both the husband and wife. Treatments, both standard medical ones and alternative methods, are available for couples experiencing problems with infertility. However, the medical approach is normally costly and can take a long time to deliver a satisfactory result.
Some patients suffering from chronic back pain that was otherwise incurable have found great success with acupuncture. The medical community recognizes the benefits this method provides to back pain patients.
Acupuncture is an ancient way of healing from China. The technique is carried out by inserting thin, hair-like needles into the skin to stimulate energy points inside the body. Different energy points are connected to or associated with different parts of body.
Asthma, bronchitis, COPD, and other respiratory health concerns are treatable using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. By looking closely at the Lung channel, an acupuncturist can effectively treat the symptoms of these debilitating conditions.
Acupuncture treatment has been known for the Eastern civilization for more than 3000 years. This form of alternative medication has been used to treat various illnesses ranging from heart disease and high blood pressure to psychological health conditions such as depression and anxiety.
An article describing the differences between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine. Learn about how Chinese Medicine works and it’s effect on the body.
Of all the illnesses and debilitating conditions acupuncture can help treat, depression is one of the most interesting. Part of the reason for this is that modern Western medicine classifies depression as a mood disorder manifested by both physical and psychological symptoms. In contrast, acupuncture, a practice within Traditional Chinese Medicine, does not view depression as an illness but rather an imbalance within the person’s system that can be treated with acupuncture therapy, herbal medicines and problem-specific massage.