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Oct 22 2015

Possession and the 7 Dragons in Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine grew from the Shamanic arts of China.  In ancient cultures of China people believed it was possible that a person could be partially or fully possessed by outside spirits called GUI (phlegm).  Since the cultural cleansing of China all notions of spirits have been purged from Chinese medicine.  Today the 5 Element Acupuncture… Read more »

Oct 01 2015

Yes, in the world of Chinese Acupuncture there are ghost points

October is here and that brings to mind pumpkins and Halloween…and GHOSTS! The ancient Chinese spoke of possession by demons and ghosts.  Some speculate that the Chinese were talking about the spirit word and others think this was their way of speaking of addictions, mental illness and epilepsy. The 13 Ghost Points come from Sun Si-Miao,… Read more »

Jul 21 2015

Acupuncture and Migraines

Do you have frequent migraine headaches? Acupuncture just might be the treatment you’re looking for. In fact, studies have shown that acupuncture is more effective for treating multiple kinds of headaches than pain killers, such as aspirin. Migraine headaches typically affect one side of the brain. They can induce feelings of throbbing, intense pain. Migraines can also… Read more »

Jul 14 2015

Acupuncture and Cancer

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with cancer? A cancer diagnosis can be frustrating, depressing, and upsetting. Although acupuncture cannot cure cancer, many studies sanctioned by the National Institute of Health have shown that acupuncture can help alleviate some of the common side effects of chemotherapy. In fact, “there is clear evidence that needle… Read more »

Jul 14 2015

Acupuncture Can Reduce Seizures

Seizures occur when nerve cells in the brain are overstimulated and brain cells start firing abnormally. Seizures can manifest differently from person to person. However, seizures often involve parts of the body shaking. When someone has a petite mal seizure, they remain conscious, although they may stare off and have no memory of the incident. People lose… Read more »

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