Acupuncture

JING LUO AND ACUPUNCTURE POINTS

September 19, 2018

In the previous part, we have discussed how TCM views the internal organs (zang fu) as an interconnected system, for converting food, water, and air into the five vital substances.  In this part, we will discuss the jing luo, how they connect the organs to the rest of the body, and how acupuncture points, or Read More

HOW TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE CAN HELP YOU TO QUIT SMOKING

May 15, 2019

The good news: The smoking rate of Australian adults has nearly halved since 1995 and is now hovering around 12.8 percent, according to a 2016 survey. The bad news: You or someone you love is addicted and needs help. You already know smoking is terrible for your health, not to mention your finances and relationships. Read More

UNDERSTANDING ACUPUNCTURE

February 21, 2018

The practice of acupuncture dates back thousand of years to China (a few hundred years before the common era) and is based on the theory that life energy – – known as Qi or Chi – – flows through the body along channels or pathways known as meridians. When Qi is blocked, health problems ensue. An important Read More

EAR ACUPUNCTURE AND THE MODERN SCIENCE OF TCM

November 22, 2018

In recent years, acupuncture has been demonstrated to be an effective treatment for a number of health issues including nausea, vomiting, bodily pain, and many others. It may also be effective in treating a number of other problems. This ancient system of health is based on the body’s natural energy flow known as chi or qi, Read More

ACUPUNCTURE FOR PAIN: DON’T LET THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC NEEDLE YOU

December 13, 2017

Australia is on the brink of an opioid overdose epidemic that threatens to rival that of the one now raging in the United States, where nearly 100 people a day die from opioid overdose. Not even car accidents kill that many.  In Australia, deaths from opioid overdoses have more than doubled since 2007. A quarter of Read More

ACUPUNCTURE TO REDUCE PAIN

April 25, 2018

Acupuncture is a complementary health technique in which trained practitioners insert needles in specific points of the body to stimulate the flow of energy or chi. Acupuncture treatment is relatively pain-free which can be used to help in the treatment of margarine, depression, insomnia and chronic pains. The therapy corrects imbalances of energy in the body. The Read More