Acupuncture is a component of Traditional Chinese Medicine and often is prescribed in combination with Chinese Dietary Therapy, Chinese herbal medicine and Chinese Exercise therapy (QiGong). Chinese Medicine is a coherent, complete, closed medical system, including its specific human physiology, pathology, disease terminology, methods of diagnosing and therapeutic methods. Acupuncture is the insertion of thin needles into the skin.

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Ear Acupuncture Auriculotherapy

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Ear acupuncture is also known as auricular acupuncture or auriculotherapy. Ear acupuncture is the stimulation of acupuncture points on the external ear surface for the treatment of health conditions in other areas of the body. Ear acupuncture has proven to be an efficient method of treating a wide variety of conditions.. All diseases can be treated by ear and body acupuncture: a migraine, insomnia, depression, addictions, indigestion, autonomic symptoms, most conditions of pain and inflammation. Some patients feel immediately relieved, others need several days before they notice an improvement. Some people feel as if they were walking on air after treatment, and almost all feel very relaxed.

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Ghost Invasion Acupuncture for Addiction

A ghost is a good or evil spirit that appears to the living. In many cultures, people believe that the soul lives on after death. I believe in Ghosts. It find it is easier to believe than not believe. There are many expression in our literature that relate to ghosts. The expression, give up the ghost is to die or to stop trying to do something because you know that you will not succeed. The saying, lay the ghost to rest is to finally stop worrying about something that has worried or you for a long time. From a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective, ghosts can invade and cause mental illness. From some of the people I have met too, I believe this, particularly having worked in a drug and alcohol rehab for 2 years and having personally known drug addicts. I would like to discuss how acupuncture, flower essences and homeopathy, can be employed to expel ghosts and seal the aura to prevent further ghost invasion.

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Ear Acupuncture for Weight Loss & Smoking Cessation

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Acupuncture is increasingly being used to treat problems of chemical dependency. Individuals addicted to opiates who underwent acupuncture anesthesia experienced a substantial reduction in the severity of their withdrawal symptoms. Acupuncture procedures, which used electroacupuncture on 2 ear points, have become varied and diverse. Reports have generally noted that ear points seem the most effective body site for treating chemical withdrawal symptoms.  Acupuncture has been used to treat addiction to a variety of substances, including alcohol, cocaine, heroin, and tobacco.

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Auricular Acupuncture Theory & Evolution

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History of Ear Acupuncture

The use of acupuncture for the treatment of drug and alcohol dependency (Acudetox) is a recent development in the history of Traditional Chinese Medicine. For centuries, the Chinese have placed needles in precise locations on the body to relieve pain and treat disease. Since 1972, when a Hong Kong neurosurgeon, H.L Wen M.D., discovered that acupuncture could alleviate the symptoms of drug withdrawal, has this method been used for detoxification and relapse prevention.

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Acupuncture beats drugs to treat hot flushes

hot flushesAcupuncture works as well as Effexor, a drug commonly used to combat hot flushes and other menopause symptoms. In fact, the benefits of acupuncture last longer than the effects of Effexor and have no negative side-effects.

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