8 acupressure points lead to a healthy wholesome life

8 acupressure points lead to a healthy wholesome life

There are 8 golden points out of more than 350 which are the most important for preventing and treating all illnesses. 1. Stomach 36 (ST 36): This is the 36th point on the stomach meridian. It balances the digestion power of the body. According to TCM, diabetes begins with increase of stomach fire. So this point can prevent diabetes. It can also prevent aging and... (read more)

A wonderful treatment: Sujok therapy

A wonderful treatment: Sujok therapy

There are five parts protruding from our trunk, two arms, two legs and a head. Similarly from our palm and sloe of the foot fingers and the thumb are jutting out. Our hands are outside; the index finger and the little finger are found to correspond to them. The inner two fingers correspond to legs. Looking at the left hand palm, the index finger corresponds... (read more)

Acupuncture Lowers Cholesterol – New Research

Acupuncture Lowers Cholesterol – New Research

Many patients coming to The Acupuncture Clinic inquire if anything can be done with acupuncture to lower cholesterol because their medications have numerous undesirable side effects. Cholesterol is a fat like substance and if you imagine that the fat is sticky, you can see that this substance can stick to the inside of the blood vessels. If this sticky substance builds up it can block... (read more)

The Evidence Behind Acupuncture for Insomnia

The Evidence Behind Acupuncture for Insomnia

Conventional medicine often treats sleep disorders with prescription medications, which can offer relief in some cases, but is generally not a good long term solution.  Many of these medications are habit forming and addictive, come with potentially dangerous side effects, and can actually disrupt the healthy sleep cycles which occur in normal sleep.  Chinese Medicine, and specifically classical acupuncture, has a long history of treating... (read more)

Acupuncture during Pregnanc

Acupuncture during Pregnanc

Many physical, emotional, and spiritual changes occur throughout a pregnancy and some of these changes can bring with them uncomfortable symptoms.  Since most conventional pharmaceutical medications are not safe for use in pregnancy many women suffer with these symptoms not realizing there are safe and effective alternatives available.  Acupuncture can be used safely in pregnancy to relieve negative symptoms and increase overall health and wellbeing.... (read more)

Acupressure Spots for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Acupressure Spots for Sciatic Nerve Pain

The sciatic nerves run down the back of the legs from a root near the tail of the spine. When one of the nerves is compressed or damaged, the pain radiates throughout the back and legs, sometimes causing tingling or numbness. Acupressure may relieve sciatic nerve pain. By applying acupressure to certain points, you may decrease some of the radiation of symptoms or relieve pain... (read more)

Trigger Points and Headaches

Trigger Points and Headaches

If you’re suffering from headaches, all too often you may be diagnosed with general terms such as tension headache, migraine, or TMJ pain without the true cause being identified. Often the cause is trigger points in one or more muscles, but the diagnosing practitioner is unfamiliar with trigger points. Trigger points can play a very large role in most types of chronic and acute headaches,... (read more)

Treatment of Neurological Disorders with Acupuncture

Treatment of Neurological Disorders with Acupuncture

A neurological disorder refers to a problem with the nervous system, which is a complex, sophisticated system that regulates and coordinates the body’s activities. Nerve pain can arise from trauma, inflammation, stroke, disease, infection, nerve degeneration, exposure to toxic chemicals, and nutrient deficiencies. Nerve pain is usually a sharp shooting pain or a constant burning sensation. Typically occurring in the same location with each episode,... (read more)

Benefits of Acupuncture in Weight loss

Benefits of Acupuncture in Weight loss

Acupuncture will not cause weight loss by itself, but it can definitely help when implemented into a healthy lifestyle. Here are some of the ways that it can be beneficial to you during your slim-down stage: Metabolism: Acupuncture will help you regulate your metabolism. Many people are overweight because they overeat, have slow metabolism, or are burdened with dysfunctions of the thyroid. Acupuncture works to... (read more)

Acupuncture for Hemorrhoids

Acupuncture for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids were first recorded in early Egyptian days as well as in early Chinese medicine texts. There are blood vessels in the anal canal and when they become swollen and inflamed can pose problems. Internal piles as they are sometimes called can be painless but have bleeding. External hemorrhoids can be painful. When they are not too severe a procedure known as Rubber Band Ligation... (read more)