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Acupressure Should Be Administered Under The Guidance Of An Experienced Acupuncturist

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Although not as popular as its illustrious cousin acupuncture, acupressure is nevertheless, slowly becoming a healing art that everyone is aware of. The technique of acupressure involves creating and putting pressure on five specific acupuncture/acupressure points to assist various functions of the body.

Acupressure works by applying pressure at certain acupoints in the body in order to heal various health related problems. Perhaps, the best aspect of this treatment is that it is easy to … Continue reading

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October 31st, 2017 at 4:46 pm

What Is Gua Sha Therapy?

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The two Chinese characters representing “Gua Sha” literally translates to rub or scrape (Gua) and an elevated reddish grainy skin rash (Sha), which is also known as ‘petechiae.’ Gua Sha is a form of traditional Chinese medicine treatment that involves applied pressure and repeated scraping of an elevated reddish skin rash while using a manual instrument.

This manual tool, sometimes shaped like a thin disc or a ceramic soup spoon, should have a curved surface. … Continue reading

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October 31st, 2017 at 4:42 pm

Tui Na Therapy Helps Stimulate Both the Energetic and Physical Body

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Anmo or Tui Na (pronounced ‘twee nar’) is a type of Chinese Massage that’s been practiced for thousands of years. In Chinese medicine, it is one of the main branches along with nutritional therapy, qigong/taichi, herbal medicine, and acupuncture. In Western societies, Tui Na is not as popular as acupuncture although in China and other Asian countries, it is widely used and actually practiced in almost all hospitals in China. Tui Na massage dates back … Continue reading

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October 31st, 2017 at 7:20 am

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Acupressure Can Help Relieve Or Cure Depression

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For one out of ten people including children, depression is a serious illness that they have to cope occasionally or regularly. This mental condition can potentially affect anyone. Oftentimes, we may not be aware that we’re suffering from depression, but if it is not addressed after a while, it can significantly impact our everyday life.

Depression can manifest certain common signs and some of these signs you can identify and some may be difficult to … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

October 24th, 2017 at 5:20 am

The Energy Centers Of The Body

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Could you bring about changes to your emotional and mental well-being in order to speed up healing?

Does your body have energy centers to tap in neuropeptides, enzymes, and hormones for healing? Can you set off the antibodies (leukocytes, macrophages, and phagocytes) in your body to stimulate your thymus, bone marrow, and natural killer immune systems?

Energy Centers

Our body possesses seven discs or wheels (chakras) that energize our emotions, body, and mind. They are … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

October 24th, 2017 at 5:01 am

Posted in Acupuncture

The Wonderful Health Benefits Of Chinese Medicine’s Amma Therapy

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A type of massage therapy derived from the multi-millennia-old amma technique, Amma therapy highlights a combo of different massage procedures used to prevent and treat diseases. This form of therapeutic massage has been greatly influenced by ancient Chinese medicine. It sometimes includes Bellmore Chinese medicine and acupuncture in its treatment plan. Amma therapy actually is considered another form of acupuncture that doesn’t use needles stuck into the human body.

Alternative therapies were utilized thousands … Continue reading

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October 17th, 2017 at 3:50 am

The Wide Range Of Healing Benefits Of Moxibustion Therapy

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Moxa therapy or moxibustion is derived from the Japanese words “Moe” and “Kusa” which translates to burning herb. It is a treatment usually used for relieving fatigue and pain in the body. Moxa is a wool-type plant obtained from Mugwort, an herbal plant. Moxibustion therapy was and is still widely practiced in China and Japan because basically it really works. It is now practiced by healers all around the world.

Moxibustion treatment involves the burning … Continue reading

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October 17th, 2017 at 3:22 am

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Auricular Acupuncture – How It Works

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The entire body, quite amazingly, can be treated by means of pressure application to certain acupuncture points in the ear.

The concept of the inverted fetus is the basis for this strange idea, an idea made known by a French doctor named Paul Nogier who developed an acupuncture map of the ear. Auricular acupuncture or ear acupuncture made its debut due to the development of Dr. Nogier’s studies and thoughts.
Auricular Acupuncture Alleviates Illness and Continue reading

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October 10th, 2017 at 3:12 am

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Acupressure Treatment For Headaches And Migraines

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Two of the most common problems that people endure and suffer from are headaches and migraines. A headache may last for a few minutes, several hours, or even days and may be mild, throbbing, or severe. For some people, tension, emotional changes, and severe stress can lead to massive headaches, whereas migraines can have a more complex cause, with the brain’s blood vessels swelling to a point where it releases chemicals from the nerve fibers … Continue reading

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October 10th, 2017 at 3:09 am

Acupressure Is One Form Of Treatment That Can Cure Insomnia For Good

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Acupressure and acupuncture are two natural treatment options that can help cure insomnia. These two types of insomnia remedies are very useful because they offer the body the necessary means to relieve pain and stress so that you may be able to fall asleep faster and get and maintain good quality sleep. The ancient Chinese medical procedure known as acupuncture involves the use of small, extremely thin needles stuck into specific points in the body. … Continue reading

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October 10th, 2017 at 2:50 am

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