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What are the acupuncture points for back and neck?

What are the acupuncture points for back and neck?

U can see a book: As I remeber there are 12 maridians on the body and about 760 regular points in addition to local points that can be used for treatment, depending on patient's presentation ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Acupuncture (Definition)

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


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What acupuncture points can I pinpoint to fight bell's palsy?

What acupuncture points can I pinpoint to fight bell's palsy?

Proven vs unproven: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. Nerve injuries can be temp. Or permanent. Don't get scammed. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the acupuncture points for back and neck pain?

Many, many, many: There are over 365 acupuncture points. - there are many on the neck and the back. So, I am not sure which points you are referring to. ...Read more

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What are the acupuncture points for jaw and neck pain?

What are the acupuncture points for jaw and neck pain?

It depends: There are multiple points in the body the treat jaw and neck pain. However which points are used for an individual is dependent upon the physical examination to determine which meridians have too much or not enough flow of chi in them. ...Read more

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Are there any acupuncture points on the body that can trigger an instant orgasm upon pressure?

Are there any acupuncture points on the body that can trigger an instant orgasm upon pressure?

Not that I know of.: There are auricular protocols for decreased libido - but I don't know of a button to push for an instant orgasm. ...Read more

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What are the acupuncture points for back, jaw and neck pain?

What are the acupuncture points for back, jaw and neck pain?

Acupuncture: May help with pain or stress (if you Believe in it enough). But the disease itself could be serious (? Nerve compression? Heart pain? Gallbladder? Rumor?). Make sure it's nothing serious before you trust in acupuncture. If no serious pathology, could then attempt acupuncture. Feel better ...Read more

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Where are the auricular acupuncture points for addiction to alcohol, smoking, and opioids?

Where are the auricular acupuncture points for addiction to alcohol, smoking, and opioids?

Protocols: Nada protocol: shen men, autonomic point, kidney pt, liver pt and lung pt.
Tobacco cessation: shen men, kidney pt, point zerio, lung pt and nicotine point. Some protocols can vary. This should only be performed by a trained acupuncturist. ...Read more

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Root canal tongue started tingling no visual went to acupuncture, chiro. Dentist- get guard possible grinding. Endodotist ok. Oral tooth surg?

Root canal tongue started tingling no visual went to acupuncture, chiro. Dentist- get guard possible grinding. Endodotist ok. Oral tooth surg?

Hard to understand: If your tongue tingled during the root canal procedure, than that could have been from the anesthesia. You have too many specialties listed and for that reason hard to answer your question completely. ...Read more

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How do I relieve tooth pain?

How do I relieve tooth pain?

Sometimes a filling: If decay is very advanced, then you might need a root canal or possibly an extraction to cure the discomfort. Depends on the extent of the problem causing the problem. ...Read more

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What can I do for tooth pain?

What can I do for tooth pain?

Diagnosis: In order to treat your pain definitively you need to see the dentist to make an accurate diagnosis. Once you have a diagnosis they may recommend what type of treatment is needed to relieve you pain. For short term discomfort if you have no contraindications, Ibuprofen may be helpful. ...Read more

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Any tips for severe tooth pain?

See your dentist: Today, many people want to try all kinds of home remedies for various ailments and pains which in most cases only effects the symptoms, not the real problem. A toothache is not one of those to try and treat yourself. Depending on the cause of the pain, only a dentist can diagnose and advise you of the best way to eliminate the pain and the cause of the pain. Don't wait until the pain gets severe. ...Read more

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What can I take for tooth pain?

What can I take for tooth pain?

See dentist: The best thing to take is a visit to your dentist to have the tooth evaluated to determine what is causing the pain, and most important of all, treatment options to eliminate the pain. Until you see the dentist, ibuprofen, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin or Aleve can be used. ...Read more

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What can I take for my tooth pain?

What can I take for my tooth pain?

Why does it hurt?: If you recently had dental work, call your dentist. If you didn't, call your dentist. Like a splinter in your finger, dental pain exists because there is a problem. Would you take pain medication and antibiotics to manage the splinter? Not likely: you would take it out! Solve the problem. Take fewer meds & be well :-). ...Read more

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What causes my tooth pain to go away?

What causes my tooth pain to go away?

See your dentist: Tooth pain comes in many forms. Your dentist can determine the nature of the pain and then treat it effectively. Advil (ibuprofen) is best until you get an appointment. ...Read more

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What to eat when you are having tooth pain?

Everything, but: Foods that can harm, or cause sensitivity or pain. Please see your dentist. Your dentist will first try to determine the cause of the tooth pain and how to treat it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Tooth pain?

Tooth pain: Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please call hour Dentist immediately. ...Read more

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Could tooth pain be in the form of attacks and intervals without pain?

Could tooth pain be in the form of attacks and intervals without pain?

Tooth pain: Teeth may have periods of pain with the absence of pain in between. This is actually typical of pain where the nerve has died and intermittently flares up. Other less serious pain causes can also wax and wane. I suggest you have your dentist investigate the source of the pain before it becomes a more urgent problem. ...Read more

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Is Excedrin good for tooth pain?

Is Excedrin good for tooth pain?

May help: Ibuprofen 400/600 mg every 6 hours is better if you have no contraindications. ...Read more

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Headache is connect to tooth pain?

Might be..: Referred pain is always possible, especially in the head and neck region where the concentration of nerves is greater than other parts of your body. Let your dentist take care of that problematic tooth before it becomes worse. ...Read more

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Why does bleaching cause tooth pain?

Reasons: Teeth are made up of a hard outer layer (enamel) and a softer layer underneath (dentin). Dentin has nerves and when exposed becomes sensitive. Whitening temporarily makes the enamel more permeable and microscopically exposes the dentin. Also the trays used in whitening can put pressure on the teeth which can cause them to become sore. ...Read more

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Will gabaphin antbiotic help for tooth pain?

Will gabaphin antbiotic help for tooth pain?

Gabapin (Gabapentin): Is a relatively new anticonvulsant and is not used for dental pain. See your dentist to eliminate any dental pain. It will not go away on its own, so it's important not to ignore the symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tooth pain but its not an abscess?

What to do if I have tooth pain but its not an abscess?

See a dentist: For complete examination, x-rays and treatment. Regardless of the cause of the dental pain, infection, abscess, dental injury, trauma or bruxism, it will not go away on its own, so it's important not to ignore the symptoms. ...Read more

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I feel wisdom tooth pain?

I feel wisdom tooth pain?

See your dentist: It could simply be food stuck behind the tooth. It could be the gum tissue getting squished between the top tooth and the bottom tooth. It could be the beginning of an infection. An evaluation by your dentist is the best way to figure out which of these is causing your problem. In the mean time warm salt water rinses may help flush out anything that is caught back there and make it feel better. ...Read more

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How to stop throbbing tooth pain?

How to stop throbbing tooth pain?

Determine cause: Is the nerve dead? Do you have a deep cavity? Is the tooth cracked? You should see a dentist ASAP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Gums and tooth pain, advice please?

Gums and tooth pain, advice please?

Red Flag Warning: Pain, bleeding, and swelling are your bodies chief signals to your brain that something is really wrong. Pain in the oral cavity usually means spreading infection. As mouth pain means airway involvement, as as oral infections have been linked to so many systemic disasters, heed your bodies warning and call a dentist now, not tonight, not tomorrow, not next week, now! ...Read more

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I have a tooth pain and we're it hurts at it's numb?

I have a tooth pain and we're it hurts at it's numb?

Infection: It appears you have an infection which is spreading. Please see a dentist at once. ...Read more

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What can cause jaw and tooth pain?

See your dentist: Any other treatment is a temporary relief. A tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Excedrin migraine help with tooth pain?

Excedrin migraine help with tooth pain?

It should: Just about any over the counter pain reliever had the potential benefit of pain reduction during a tooth ache. Be aware however, that moderate or severe tooth pain rarely responds appreciably to pain medications, even the most potent kinds. Having the tooth treated appropriately may be the only predictable mode if relief. ...Read more

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Will the 2013 flu shot cause tooth pain?

Will the 2013 flu shot cause tooth pain?

Irrelevant: There can be many causes for tooth pain, including dental decay, an injury or infection, but a 2013 flu shot is not one of them. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more