What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Increasingly, it is being used for overall wellness, including stress management.
Traditional Chinese medicine explains acupuncture as a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force — known as chi or qi (chee) — believed to flow through pathways (meridians) in your body. By inserting needles into specific points along these meridians, acupuncture practitioners believe that your energy flow will re-balance.
What are the therapeutic effects of Acupuncture?
Dredge channels. Acupuncture through unblocking stagnation can dredge channels and smooth blood and Qi. In Chinese medicine, such symptoms as pains, numbness, swelling and suggillation are manifestations of blocked blood flow. Acupuncture therapy can help to effectively relieve the symptoms.
Regulate Yin and Yang. In traditional Chinese medicine, yin and yang are referred to as two sides of things. Status of health is achieved by balances between Yin and Yang.
How does acupuncture help chronic kidney disease patients?
Acupuncture can help chronic kidney disease patients relieve and cure some symptoms like back pain, headaches, muscle pain, allergies and other immune system dysfunctions, digestive problems fatigue, insomnia, asthma, depression, high blood pressure, diarrhea, irregularities in the heartbeat, vision and hearing problems, rheumatism, circulatory problems, etc.
There are a series of channels run in regular patterns through the body and over its surface. Once there is obstruction in Channels or meridians, our health will lose balance. Acupuncture can stimulate your meridians and remove the block, improving kidney's self-cure and promoting kidney functions.
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