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An Introduction to Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture

An Introduction to Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture
23 Feb 2015

Facial cosmetic acupuncture or facial revitalization acupuncture (FRA) is basically a painless process that reduces the signs of ageing method with results far more profound than merely what’s visible on face. Although sometimes referred to as facial rejuvenation acupuncture, facial acupuncture or an acupuncture facelift, it’s something more than a cosmetic process. For thousands of years, Chinese have known that beauty actually originates from inside and addressed subject in view of that. There is a popular Chinese saying, ‘Where qi goes, blood flows.’ Hence even for those who are unfamiliar with principles of the Chinese medicine, its known that the increased circulation actually helps body to feel and look better. Including the word ‘rejuvenation&rsq ...Read More

How to Get Relief of Fluid Retention during Pregnancy?

How to Get Relief of Fluid Retention during Pregnancy?
05 Feb 2015

Swelling, fluid retention or oedema affects about sixty-five percent of healthy pregnant women with normal pressure. Although it may occur any time during pregnancy, it mostly happens in the last 3 months of pregnancy. This is because by about thirty-two weeks, blood circulation in woman’s body increases by fifty percent, contributing to fluid retention or swelling. Swelling usually takes place in the feet, hands and legs. You can notice any ring you wear getting tighter, sometimes making it essential to take them off until after the bay is born. There are some women who even notice their feet to increase by ½ to one shoe size. Sometimes the size increases even more. Pregnancy swelling is usually more noticeable at the day’s end. However, it may get worse on t ...Read More

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)?

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)?
22 Jan 2015

In west, we think medicine to be a way of dealing with disease and illness. In contrast, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) emphasizes on achieving health as well as wellbeing through cultivation of harmony within our lives. Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on Chinese concept of Qi and theory of yin and yang. According to TCM, harmony brings wellbeing, health as well as sustainability and disharmony leads to disease, illness and collapse. What is the viewpoint of TCM? TCM is a way to look at ourselves and the world, which sees everything as a whole and considers everything in the context. This perspective is known as taking while in TCM. It is applied to everything that affects the wellbeing and health; from exercise, diet and handling stress to how we interact with fr ...Read More

How Do We Manage Paediatric Acupuncture Treatment

How Do We Manage Paediatric Acupuncture Treatment
16 Jan 2015

For starting the process smoothly, we first ensure to educate parents on how to prepare as well as support their child at the time of acupuncture treatments. We do this especially during the first visit. Parents should know that they shouldn’t force their child to get the treatment of acupuncture done if they do not want it. I tell parents to not use words like pins, pokery, poke and needles in front of child because if the kid has had vaccination shots, this will make the treatment seem painful and scary, which isn’t actually. During the initial visit of the child, we generally take a significant amount of time discussing the health history of child and while we have toys I advice parents to bring something that’s liked by their child or will help entertain their ...Read More