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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine a holistic heal

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine an alternative treatment to help many chronic issues. They are two main role of treatments described as TCM. However it also including Cupping , Moxibustion or Chinese Tuina massage treatment methods.

TCM treatment is to treat the whole body of the patient, with the aim of treating the root cause (that is, treating the root of the disease) rather than treating the symptoms (that is, treating the symptoms themselves). In TCM acupuncture, herbs are also used to help patients restore and maintain their internal balance, It called Yin and Yang balance.

Understanding Acupuncture

1) What is acupuncture

Acupuncture and moxibustion therapy is a unique medical method. Its characteristic is that it does not rely on taking medicine to treat diseases, but only uses needles to penetrate certain parts of the body, or uses the warm heat of fire to stimulate and burn the local area, so as to achieve the purpose of curing diseases. The former is called acupuncture, and the latter is called moxibustion, collectively referred to as acupuncture and moxibustion therapy.

Acupuncture therapy has many advantages, and has a wide range of indications. The effect of treating diseases is relatively rapid, especially it has a good effect of improving physical function, improving disease resistance, sedation, and analgesia. The operation method of anti-aging is simple.

It is easy to implement, has no or very few side effects, is basically safe and reliable, and can be combined with other therapies for comprehensive treatment. Thousands of years of medical practice have shown that acupuncture can help more than 300 diseases, and the World Health Organization has promoted more than 100 diseases with good acupuncture and moxibustion effects worldwide.

2) Meridians

In China's first medical masterpiece "Huangdi Neijing", an important concept runs through the whole book, that is, meridian. Meridians are the general term for meridians and collaterals. There are some routes running through the whole body in the human body, which are called meridians; there are some branches on the main lines of meridians, and there are smaller branches on the branches. These branches are called collaterals.

The meridian system is an integral part of the important physiological structure of the human body. The functions of the meridians are to run QI and Blood, balance Yin and Yang, moisten and nourish muscles and bones, smoothen joints, connect viscera and internal organs, and transmit pathogenic factors.

The inner meridians belong to the viscera, and the outer meridians belong to the limbs, communicating the inside and outside of the human body. Pathological changes in viscera can be reflected on the body surface through the connection of meridians, and specific symptoms and signs will appear; while stimulating certain meridian points on the body surface can treat diseases of corresponding viscera. The so-called inside must be shaped outside, know the inside by knowing the outside, and regulate the inside by governing the outside.

Meridian phenomena exist objectively. After decades of modern research on meridians, it is believed that meridian phenomena do exist objectively, among which sensation transmission along the meridians is especially common. It exists universally and is a normal life phenomenon. At the same time, a line that is basically consistent with the classical meridian line can be observed on the surface of the human body. It is closely related to the regulation of human body functions.

Understanding Traditional Chinese Medicine

1) holistic view

Chinese medicine understands the human body and diseases holistically. Traditional Chinese medicine regards the human body as a whole, and believes that the various parts that make up the human body are indivisible in structure, coordinated with each other in function, and affect each other in pathology. At the same time, seeing man and nature as one is called the unity of man and nature. The physiological functions and pathological changes of the human body are constantly affected by nature, and it is believed that diseases are caused by the imbalance between the human body function itself and the external cosmic system. When diagnosing and treating diseases, guided by the concept of overall perpetual movement, we not only consider the human body itself as an organic whole centered on the eleven internal organs, pay attention to part and part, part and whole, body and mind, but also pay close attention to the influence of nature and society on people. In essence, human beings have not only natural attributes, but also material attributes, as well as social, cultural, and spiritual attributes. Traditional Chinese medicine has its advantages in systematically grasping people's social, cultural, spiritual and psychological attributes.

2) Dialectical treatment

The Syndrome differentiation and treatment method of traditional Chinese medicine is an overall dynamic diagnosis method. Symptoms differentiation and treatment is the basic principle of Chinese medicine to understand and treat diseases, it is a special research and treatment method of Chinese medicine for diseases, and it is also one of the basic characteristics of Chinese medicine.

The syndrome of traditional Chinese medicine is the pathological summary of the body at a certain stage in the development of the disease. It includes the disease location, etiology, disease nature, and the relationship between good and evil, and reflects the nature of pathological changes at a certain stage in the development of the disease. Therefore, it reveals the nature of the disease more comprehensively, profoundly, and more correctly than symptoms. Syndrome differentiation is to analyze and synthesize the information, symptoms, and signs collected by the four clinics of looking, smelling, asking, and pulsing, and judge it as a specific syndrome of traditional Chinese medicine. On treatment, is to determine the appropriate treatment.

"Syndrome differentiation and treatment" is based on the "Eight Principles of Syndrome Differentiation" and divides diseases into Yin syndrome and Yang syndrome; from the perspective of disease positioning, it is divided into exterior syndrome and interior syndrome; in nature, it is divided into cold syndrome and heat syndrome ; And there are false evidence and real evidence. Among them, the two principles of Yin and Yang are the general principles, so intricate things become simple and clear in the hands of Chinese medicine, with a clear outline.

3) Predominant diseases treated by traditional Chinese medicine

Judging from literature research, Chinese medicine is not only good at treating neuropsychiatric, endocrine, immune system disorders, viral diseases, functional and unexplained diseases, etc., but also treating psychogenic diseases, psychosomatic diseases, male diseases, and gynecological diseases have an advantage. Some "unexplained diseases" and "incurable diseases" judged by modern medicine, some diseases that cannot be diagnosed by managerial examination, fluoroscopy, and filming, some people have allergic reactions and side effects after taking medication, and long-term use of medication produces drug resistance. Chinese medicine treatment is often satisfactory

4) Restore the body's own healing function

Traditional Chinese medicine is a functional medicine that emphasizes self-regulation and exploring the potential of the human body's positive energy. In terms of treating diseases, traditional Chinese medicine does not simply target human tissue structure lesions, nor does it use allopathic treatment whose basic characteristics are to clear tissue lesions and inhibit pathogenic bacteria. , but a self-organizing and self-regulating treatment system aimed at the intangible functional relationship of the human body, using the dynamic balance adjustment model to treat diseases centered on the function adjustment of the internal eleven organs, so as to achieve a healthy state of dynamic balance and get rid of diseases.

5) Characteristics of Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine treatment has the characteristics of safety, effectiveness and low toxicity. The pharmacological effects of single herbs and compound prescriptions of traditional Chinese medicine are often pleiotropic. The compound prescription composed of the principles of syndrome differentiation and treatment has new substances and new functions after the chemical reactions between its components, making the formation of compound prescriptions more effective than single herbs. Superior overall regulation function, so it can effectively treat a variety of complex diseases.

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