COMMON CONDITIONS TREATED BY ACUPUNCTURE, CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE, AND QIGONG
Acupuncture is well known for being an effective treatment for pain. It is so powerful, it is sometimes used in China as the only anesthetic during surgery. It helps with pain through several different mechanisms, working on both a local and systemic level. It reduces inflammation, swelling and bruising while increasing range of motion and local blood circulation. Acupuncture is a powerful and drug free way to deal with both chronic and acute pain, and can provide immediate and lasting relief.
Acupuncture can be helpful for the following conditions:
-headaches, including migraines
-chronic and acute pain
The first written gynecological records from Chinese medicine date back 3000 years. Over the last 3000 years, clinicians have gathered expertise in bringing the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of a woman into balance. By treating holistically, Chinese medicine can be used for a wide range of different health issues including:
-menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes, night sweats, dryness, mood issues
-menstrual issues, including, PMS, PMDD, cramps, irregular cycle, spotting, irregular flow, amenorrhea
-cysts & fibroids
Acupuncture has been used to enhance fertility in women and men for millenia. Among its benefits, acupuncture can help regulate hormones, increase blood flow to the reproductive organs and reduce stress. Numerous studies show that acupuncture increases the success of fertility treatments. Acupuncture is a safe and effective complementary treatment for infertility.
Acupuncture is indicated for the following:
-to increase one’s overall health
-to increase the success of IVF & IUI treatments
-to reduce IVF & IUI side effects
-to treat infertility in men
-to reduce stress and anxiety
-to treat those with no detectable abnormality causing infertility
There is strong connection between your mental and emotional health with your physical health. This is a foundational belief in Chinese Medicine. Numerous studies have shown that Chinese medicine can help regulate hormones and neurotransmitters as well as increase circulation. Chinese medicine is a safe, natural, drug-free way to help balance your emotions and increase your sense of well-being.
Conditions treated include:
Although everyone experiences stress, long-term or extreme stress causes havoc on the body and leads to a host of serious health issues. Acupuncture can help to relieve stress naturally by restoring balance to the mind and body. It is a safe, gentle and drug-free way to reduce stress and promote well being that works by opening up energetic blockages, reducing blood pressure, balancing hormones, relaxing muscles and tendons. Acupuncture is a powerful and effective tool to combat stress and treat and prevent stress-related conditions.
Acupuncture is an effective therapy for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. It can nourish the tissues of the heart and blood through regulation of the circulatory and nervous systems. Acupuncture has been shown to increase blood circulation and can be useful for nearly all cardiovascular issues.
Prevention is essential to respond to the epidemic of heart disease in the US, and acupuncture is a time-tested tool for prevention. Regular acupuncture treatments optimize health by encouraging the body’s ability to restore homeostasis. Acupuncture is effective to reduce stress, lower high blood pressure and cholesterol, improve sleep, quit smoking and maintain a healthy weight, all of which can lead to a healthier heart.
Chinese medicine helps to encourage the body’s innate ability to heal itself. It can help to regulate all the major systems of the body. One area that it can be especially helpful for in regulating the immune system. The combination of acupuncture, herbs, nutrition and lifestyle guidelines can be helpful for the following issues:
Auto Immune issues, including:
Regular treatment can also help to strengthen the immune system and therefore can be used during cold and flu season to prevent illness.
Common Conditions Treated by Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Qigong