Acupuncture can help indigestion by nourishing related organs, reducing inflammation of stomach and pancreas, and improving other digestive functions. During treatment, practitioner will identify certain acupuncture points on body, typically those that speed up metabolism, increase gastrointestinal muscle contraction and relaxation, reduce gastric acid secretion, regulate small and large intestine function, and restore stomach acidity to normal levels.
According to TCM, Traditional Chinese Medicine, fatigue can arise when there is imbalance in body’s energy flow, such as hyper-driving yang without nurturing yin. The goal of TCM is to restore and balance patient's energy by treating the source of the problem.
Acupuncture is known to effectively calm yang energy and stimulate yin energy due to its direct contact and remedy on body.
Detoxification is the first step toward a healthier, slimmer lifestyle. Acupuncture accomplishes such goal with minimal side effects by avoiding rapid changes in diet.
A woman’s body goes through many different hormonal cycles in the course of a lifetime. These changes start at puberty with menstruation, then again with pregnancy, and eventually through menopause. As the body is constantly changing, acupuncture and herbal medicine help restore hormonal and emotional balance to support any stage of the woman.
Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine, sterile needles at specific body points to stimulate the release of endorphins, the body’s natural "feel good" hormones. It counteracts the need for excessive eating brought about by increased stress, frustration or anxiety. In this respect, acupuncture can calm those so afflicted and help them lose weight without resorting to drugs.
While Traditional Chinese Medicine has its unique framework for explaining stress, here we will discuss acupuncture and mental/emotional health from a physiological perspective. Acupuncture acts like physical therapy for the nervous system. It entrains the nervous system and brain to behave in ways that correspond to desired effects.