A woman undergoing acupuncture

What is Acupuncture?

What is Acupuncture?

The word Acupuncture dates back to the 17th century, it is gotten from the Latin word; Acus meaning “with a needle”, and an English word puncture. This technique was discovered by Emperor Huangdi 2500 BC and has been in use for over 2000 years.

How acupuncture works?

 

How acupuncture works?
How acupuncture works?

The simplest way to understand this is, the body has pathways or meridians which circulate energy within. Acupuncture enhances the free flow of the energy in circulation, giving you the benefit to enjoy optimum health.

 

Does acupuncture hurt?

Does acupuncture hurt?
Does acupuncture hurt?

Even though it’s still a needle, and a lot of people have phobias for it. Acupuncture makes you more relaxed and doesn’t cause discomfort or pain.

 

An acupuncture needle

An acupuncture needle
An acupuncture needle

 

Majority of people are familiar with needles ( syringe, injections), and many at times due to the initial pain felt or size, now have a certain ideology about needles in general. However, an acupuncture needle is most likely the tiniest of them all and works differently to the aforementioned.

 

Who should get acupuncture?

Who should get acupuncture?
Who should get acupuncture?

Acupuncture treats a vast number of illnesses, whether you’re suffering from some sort of pain that has lasted longer than it should, if you wish to build your immune system against infections, etc.

It houses a lot of effects ranging from analgesic, homeostasis, motor recovery, immune-enhancing, and a lot more.

 

Conclusion

 

Conclusion
Conclusion

Acupuncture is practiced in many countries of the world and has proven to be effective in diverse areas of treatment. It is a method of treatment in itself, an approach to better health care.

Medical Disclaimer

The information on this website is a collection of peer-reviewed studies, research, and real life observations. We are sharing this for you to be healthy and disease-free. Some of the information here are sensitive and also controversial. So we advise that you use your judgment and intuition. Also, the information here is just to educate and not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases. Although this is protected under free speech, it is not advisable to use this as a substitute for professional medical advice. If you want to do anything stated here or handle your health issue naturally, do so under the supervision and direction of a naturopathic physician.

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