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Acupuncture Orlando and the Meridian Systems

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Ancient Chinese medicine for thousands of years have known of  pathways or distribution networks for the force of chi.  Though similar to the body systems of the blood and neural networks, meridian systems cannot be seen physically and thus have no tangible anatomic map in western biological science.

These distribution networks are called meridian systems and they look more like electronic circuits in a motherboard or a huge spider web.  Meridian lines connect different areas … Continue reading

Acupuncture NYC and the Body’s Yin and Yang

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In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), yin and yang are two opposite principles in nature that oppose and complement each other at the same time.  Generally, anything that moves, ascends, gives brilliance, evolves and is hyperactive relates to yang.  The state of quietness, descent, darkness, devolution or degeneration and hypoactivity, relates to yin.

In short, the principles of yin and yang relate to the duality existing in the universe, most lucidly seen in the duality of … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 25th, 2011 at 10:25 am

The Kidneys Role in Traditional Chinese Medicine in Philadelphia

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One of the fundamental differences between traditional Chinese medicine  in Philadelphia and western medicine is their perspective towards the organs of the human body.  Whereas western medicine sees a body organ with a clearly delineated and specific function, such as the kidney used for blood filtration or the heart used for blood circulation, etc., TCM sees the kidney as not only an organ for excreting waste materials but an integral part of the reproductive process … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 20th, 2011 at 1:19 pm

Acupuncture and Infertility in Palm Harbor

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Acupuncture for infertility in Palm Harbor is growing in popularity for the simple reason that it works.  Acupuncture is a form of treatment where reed-thin needles are inserted in specific parts of the body.  These needles work threefold:  First, they remove the blockages in the networks where vital energy, called chi flow freely throughout the body. These blockages cause imbalance, illness and poor health in the body.  Chi is the force the keeps the body … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 18th, 2011 at 1:54 pm