Results for: Acupuncture

In Definitions

What is acupuncture?

Human history isrich and mysterious. In The Yellow Emperor's Classic ofInternal Medicine, a Chinese work that dates back to 100BCE, the emperor and his minister Chhi Po wer (MORE)
In Conditions and Diseases

What is acupuncture good for?

To cure addiction....it originated in China. It is claimed that acupuncture can remedy a large number of illnesses and is also useful in the management of pain.
In Chinese Medicine

What are the cons of acupuncture?

None really. You can't make any problem worse as long as you go to a properly trained practitioner (CMIR registered in the UK). The only thing is that it might not be as effec (MORE)
In Chinese Medicine

What does acupuncture do?

We still don't know exactly. It stimulates the body to return to its own balance through different mechanisms: neurological, endocrinological, psychological. As a result it ha (MORE)
In Health

Can you swim after acupuncture?

I don't see any reason why would not swim after acupuncture treatment. Swimming is good for you health and physical condition, go for it!
In Alternative Medicine

When is acupuncture not safe?

When needles are not inserted according to the particular symptoms. Some techniques are used only for certain treatments and vice versa. Sometimes a needle can pinch and cause (MORE)
In Alternative Treatments for Conditions or Diseases

What is the basis of acupuncture?

It is based on a view of the meridians that regards them as conduits or pathways for the qi, or life energy. Disease is attributed to a blockage of the meridians.
In Health

What is the importance of acupuncture?

An acupuncture point is a spot on your body that contains a concentration of energy. It is a precise geographic location in the sense that its localization is defined in relat (MORE)