Selection of acupuncture points

Selection of acupuncture points

Traditional Chinese medicine has divided the body into 12 major anatomical sections called meridians or channels  Simply speaking, a meridian or channel refers to a grouping of certain blood vessels, nerves and muscles. Each of these meridians also includes associated acupuncture points (acupoints). The 12 major meridians of the body are named for the organ to which they connect, and are called: Lung Spleen Heart... (read more)

acupuncture for depression

acupuncture for depression

Depression is recognised as a major public health problem that has a substantial impact on individuals and on society. As a quick summary, depression is an illness characterized by certain symptoms, and not just sadness or the blues. The most common symptoms are listed below: losing interest in our usual activities having negative thoughts and worrying about the future feeling irritable, tired, or agitated being... (read more)

chronic fatigue syndrome and acupuncture

chronic fatigue syndrome and acupuncture

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that can't be explained by any underlying medical condition. The fatigue may worsen with physical or mental activity, but doesn't improve with rest. The cause of chronic fatigue syndrome is unknown, although there are many theories — ranging from viral infections to psychological stress Signs and symptoms may include: Fatigue Loss of memory... (read more)

acupuncture for ear infection

acupuncture for ear infection

Ear infections are very common in children between the ages of 6 months and 3 years. It is estimated that more than 10 million children are treated for ear infections each year in the United States. Alternative ear infection treatments abound on the internet and in books and magazines. They include chiropractic adjustments, homeopathy, herbal eardrops and others. Perhaps you're seeking alternative treatments for your... (read more)

acupuncture for wrinkles

acupuncture for wrinkles

Facial acupuncture, or “cosmetic acupuncture,” as it’s sometimes called, is “a little bit more beauty-focused in that we are putting needles in the face to stimulate collagen production, improve skin quality, help heal acne, help heal acne scars, but we are also still using body points,” A typical facial acupuncture treatment involves about 40 needles in the face and 12 needles on the body, though... (read more)

stress eating

stress eating

There is much truth behind the phrase "stress eating." Stress, the hormones it unleashes, and the effects of high-fat, sugary "comfort foods" push people toward overeating. Researchers have linked weight gain to stress, and according to an American Psychological Association survey, about one-fourth of Americans rate their stress level as 8 or more on a 10-point scale. In the short term, stress can shut down... (read more)

tips to reduce cellulite

tips to reduce cellulite

What is cellulite? Cellulite is a skin condition that affects up to 98% of women. It involves multiple systems in the body—making it hard to treat—but on a basic level: It is caused by fibrous bands that connect muscles to skin. When fat deposits push against the skin, it causes a rippling or bulging effect since those fibrous bands are pulling the skin down in the dimpled areas. It... (read more)

Dark Circles Under Your Eyes: Causes and Treatments

Dark Circles Under Your Eyes: Causes and Treatments

Dark circles under the eyes are a common complaint of both men and women, although they can occasionally be seen in children. As people age, the skin becomes thinner and collagen is lost, sometimes enhancing the appearance of blood vessels beneath the eyes and making the area appear darker. Dark circles under the eyes are not necessarily a sign of tiredness, but stress and fatigue... (read more)

Catgut embedding the beauty of your skin is guaranteed

Catgut embedding the beauty of your skin is guaranteed

Acupuncture specialists and surgeons in Russia and then in other countries created a valuable and new style in acupuncture. This method often is effective and impressive. A particular advantage of catgut embedding, for example, instead of regular evaluation sessions at 2 or 3 times a week, can visited once a month. Catgut Embedding Catgut embedding method also called Embedding of thread, we use of resorbable... (read more)

What methods have you tried to lose weight?

What methods have you tried to lose weight?

Consider all of the different ways that losing weight may improve your social life, your medical and psychological health. studies show that just a 5 to 10 percent decrease in your weight can change your health. Health Benefits of Losing Weight: Decreased risk of diabetes Lowered blood pressure Improved cholesterol levels Decreased risk of heart disease Decreased risk of certain cancers Decreased joint pain and... (read more)