These days, you may know some people asking what acupuncture is all about. They are interested in knowing what this treatment is and what possible health benefits they can gain from it. There are also some people who may have heard about acupuncture but chose not to try it because they weren’t too sure whether it will work for them or provide them the benefits they need. Regardless of what people may think about it, acupuncture continues to gain wide popularity not only in Western countries but in the whole world as well.
Acupuncture is a branch of an Eastern medicine system known as Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM, for short. For hundreds of years, acupuncture has been widely used to treat various types of conditions like indigestion, infections, wounds, and fever. This very useful component of Traditional Chinese Medicine has its origins dating back thousands of years ago.
For certain individuals who have little knowledge of what acupuncture is all about, they may assume that acupuncture is just another lifestyle fad. Acupuncture is more than just a fad. It can be used to save a person’s life and can even improve his/her lifestyle. The fact is there are researches and studies too numerous to mention showing people who undergo acupuncture treatment obtaining positive results from their medical conditions.
For dozens of ailments, acupuncture has proven to be one of the most effective treatments ever. These ailments include chronic fatigue, PMS, joint pain, muscle pain, arthritis, indigestion, fevers, and many more. There are studies that show the brain responding well to acupuncture treatment. During a session of acupuncture, the brain was seen to have positive activities that are believed to trigger and activate the natural healing properties of the body.
Acupuncture has been known to activate brain activities and set off the natural healing function of the body. It is a very safe treatment with no side effects whatsoever compared to prescription medications. It does have major improvements and provide positive results as far as studies and research works are concerned. Nowadays, we have people incorporating acupuncture treatment into their lives. They have so far found that their muscle pain and chronic fatigue stopped and were even totally cured. Before, their answer to these conditions was prescription medications, now they are using acupuncture to remedy these ailments.
Ni Nan Gilbert is a licensed acupuncturist in Bellmore, NY with certification in Chinese Herbology and over 16 years experience in traditional Chinese medicine.