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Acupuncture Point For Thyroid
A/W Dr. Southard: Would not use "one" point to address thyroid issues. There are a variety of protocols that an acupuncturist may use: http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/article.php?id=27779 or http://www.yinyanghouse.com/forum/acupuncture-and-herbal-medicine-thyroid-problem-hypothyroidism-hyperthyroidism. I recommend use of standard medical assessment before looking to adjunct tx with acupuncture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more
For someone with an anxiety disorder, chronic bloating and a borderline thyroid issue, how helpful would acupuncture be? If at all?
Is it normal to feel a little dizzy day after acupuncture? Also, can it help with asthma and to support thyroid?
Acupuncture: Major energy movement treatments can be especially helpful with asthma. I would use it as an adjunct to your current treatment. Acupuncture is reported to assist with thyroid issues - but I can not address this from personal experience. Insure that you have eaten before your acupuncture treatment and that you are well hydrated. Go slowly from lying to sitting to standing. Sit for a while if dizzy. ...Read more
My husband has constantly pain around the bridge of his nose, he seen neuo, thyroid, ent and done blood work test comes back neg. is acupuncture good ?
Acupuncture: The only thing I can tell you is not to have this done. If your thyroid needs evaluations it needs to be done properly. Your doctor will work you through this. It is infrequently a big issue. ...Read more
Don't know: Some acupuncturists claim cures for thyroid disorders.Acupuncture might help with side effects of thyroid medicines. Some report that acupuncture might be helpful in correcting hormonal imbalances, including thyroid disorders, as long as it is used in conjunction with convention hormones, not treating thyroid disorder can be dangerous to health of person.Should se regular physician as primary source. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Acupuncture has been practiced for more than 3000 years. Now it enjoys a revival and is spreading out through many advanced economically and culturally countries.The existence of the acupuncture points and energy channels was scientifically proven- points and pathways with low electro-magnetic resistance. They create a complete functional network like the nervous system for example. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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