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Traditional Chinese medicines are getting popular in the US. If you are suffering from insomnia, anxiety, depression, migraines, menstruation issues and chronic pain, acupuncture would help you. Acupuncture works with your own body to help bring it back into balance. Find a licensed acupuncturist nearby and feel better soon.
Insomnia makes it difficult for you to function properly during the day. Not only is your body deprived of the rest it needs, but you are prone to mood swings, irritability, and low levels of concentration. Sweet dreams are made by following these simple tricks. The first thing you should do is to keep your phone away.
Endometriosis results in a mild irritant to almost immobilizing pains. Consider these tried and tested natural methods to manage the pain.
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Sciatica or lumbosacral radicular syndrome is a condition in which you experience pain along the sciatic nerve, which is the longest nerve in the human body and extends from the pelvic region all the way down to your feet. Acupuncture has been traditionally used in China for over 3000 years. According to this ancient Chinese system of medicine, diseases are caused by blockages in the flow of the vital energy or Qi that moves through channels called meridians. A review of scientific literature shows an abundance of studies which have found acupuncture to be useful in treating sciatica through various mechanisms that relieve pain. There is also some evidence that acupuncture could help in nerve regeneration.
Why do physical therapists practicing dry needling promote it as non-acupuncture. Let's look at both sides of the argument and try to establish the truth.
Hemicrania continua is a rare headache that can be either chronic or episodic. Read on, learn more about the causes, preventive steps and treatment options.
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Acupuncture treatment takes a holistic approach to prevent, diagnose, and treat a variety of health conditions, thus improving our general health and overall sense...
The key to relieving asthma is to do whatever you can to ensure unblocked bronchi. This includes prevention of mold growth where you live, regulated warmer temperatures, and curtailed smoking habits. Cover your nose and mouth when exposed to cold air. Keep your home dust-dander-pollutants-moisture free. Consume warm soups, lean meat, and herbs. Maintain a healthy weight.
For chronic shoulder pain that is unresponsive to conventional treatments, acupuncture may be the miracle cure. It aims at minimizing inflammation, increasing blood flow, and reducing pain by stimulating natural pain-killers—opioid and adenosine. Acupuncture needles are injected into distal parts (not the target painful areas) so further discomfort and pain is not caused.
Take the time to simply breathe. Include eggs for breakfast to get Vit B and the proteins you need to revitalize yourself. Get rid of distractions and conserve your brain’s energy through meditation. Relax your muscles with a much-needed massage. Take a stroll in the park. Take iron supplements and stay hydrated. Track your body’s energy graph and plan your day accordingly.
Bell's Palsy (facial paralysis) caused as a side effect of herpes virus infection and nerve inflammation. 80% patients recover naturally within 6 months. Physiotherapy, acupuncture, moxibustion, ayurveda therapies - abhyanga, mridu swedana and nasya help speed up nerve repair. Herbs like garlic, mustard, clove, blackgram and castor are also effective.
Chinese herbal formulas like Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan and Huang Bai, cool the blood and clear empty heat from the system. Acupuncture, promotes hormone regulation and nourishes kidney fluids, both of which help reduce hot flashes. Foods bitter or cooling in nature like pumpkin, turnips, asparagus and kale or cabbage, carrots and cauliflower are recommended.