How We at Balance Within Treat Fatigue with Acupuncture

As the days get shorter, it is common to feel your overall energy level decrease. This is a natural response, but if it starts negatively affecting your days, there may be an energy imbalance contributing to your tiredness. To treat fatigue, traditional Chinese medicine uses several modalities, including acupuncture, moxibustion, herbal formulas and nutrition. To … Read more How We at Balance Within Treat Fatigue with Acupuncture

Acupuncture Points For Lung Health During Fall

Because the lungs are one of the organ systems correlated with fall in traditional Chinese medicine, lung acupuncture points can be beneficial at this time of year. In this article we’ll look at two common lung acupoints and what they’re good for. Lung 7 In classical texts, this point is revered as one of the … Read more Acupuncture Points For Lung Health During Fall

Acupuncture Can Help Boost Your Lungs, Large Intestines, and Immunity In the Fall Season

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, fall is the season associated with the lung and large intestine energetic meridians. These two meridians work in a symbiotic way to control the immune system from both the inside and outside of your body. The large intestine channel runs up the arms, across the shoulders, up the neck, over the … Read more Acupuncture Can Help Boost Your Lungs, Large Intestines, and Immunity In the Fall Season

How Acupuncture Treats Chronic Fatigue

There are many factors involved with fatigue. If you are overtired, Traditional Chinese Medicine might be able to pinpoint the culprit, give some extra pep and help you kick those afternoon blues. In TCM the idea of treatment is to find the root of the problem instead of simply treating the symptoms. In the case … Read more How Acupuncture Treats Chronic Fatigue

How Acupuncture Treats Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune diseases are a collective group of disorders that plague nearly 50 million people in the United States today. When a person suffers from an autoimmune disease it means their own immune system is attacking the body and altering or destroying the tissues. Autoimmune diseases include things like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, pernicious anemia, … Read more How Acupuncture Treats Autoimmune Disorders

How Acupuncture Treats side effects of Chemotherapy

A 2018 study published in the World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion looked at the effect of acupuncture treatments on cancer and rectal cancer patients who were experiencing hand-foot syndrome caused by their chemotherapy treatments. Hand-foot syndrome is a known side effect of chemotherapy characterized by redness, swelling, tingling, numbness, itching and pain in the palms of … Read more How Acupuncture Treats side effects of Chemotherapy

How Acupuncture Can Help Your Immune System

A study published by the National Institutes of Health evaluated the efficacy of acupuncture for stimulating or regulating the immune system by comparing the results from several studies that each used different methods of acupuncture. Through the use of electroacupuncture, moxibustion, herbs and acupuncture, the studies concluded Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM, can be helpful for … Read more How Acupuncture Can Help Your Immune System

How Acupuncture Helps Boost the Immune System and Stops You From Getting Sick

From an acupuncture perspective, your body is made up of lots of different kinds of Qi, or energy. These different types of Qi have specific physiological functions in the body. One essential type of energy in the body is the Wei Qi. Roughly translated as “immunity,” the Wei Qi is your body’s natural strength and … Read more How Acupuncture Helps Boost the Immune System and Stops You From Getting Sick