Chinese Medicine has its origin in ancient Taoist philosophy which
views a person as an energy system in which body and mind are unified,
each influencing and balancing the other. The ancient Chinese believed
that there is a universal life energy called Chi or Qi. This energy is
said to circulate threw all living things, as well as throughout the
body along specific pathways that are called meridians. These meridians
are channels of energy that run in regular patterns through the body.
They are like rivers flowing through the body to irrigate and nourish
the tissues. Disharmony and illness occurs when the meridian flow is
acupuncture points regulates energy flow
through the meridians, and can assist the body's internal organs to
correct imbalances in their digestion, absorption, and energy
The modern scientific explanation is that needling the acupuncture
points stimulates the nervous system to release chemicals in the
muscles, spinal cord, and brain. These chemicals will either change the
experience of pain, or they will trigger the release of other chemicals
and hormones that influence the bodies own internal regulating system.
Thus it can assist in many biochemical processes, including regulating
hormones, improving circulation, and strengthening the immune system,.
Many people have found Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs to be an excellent
tool for maintaining optimum health and preventing illness. It is
effective for physical, psychological and emotional problems.
What Does Acupuncture Treat?
The following is a list of health conditions commonly treated. In
addition, acupuncture has been used to help many other conditions with
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