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Please help docs! where are the acupuncture pressure points for the ears?

Please help docs! where are the acupuncture pressure points for the ears?

There are so many: - that i can't begin to count. I have an inch wide text book with ear acupuncture points (similar to acupressure). ...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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Could acupuncture provide relief for sinus and ear pain that has not been helped by meds?

Could acupuncture provide relief for sinus and ear pain that has not been helped by meds?

Acupuncture: This treatment modality is ancient in origin, but has been found to have some utility when tested by modern science. It is used with some success on today's battlefields as a pain control adjunct for the wounded. I cannot predict whether it would work for your particular problem, but the downside risks are very low. ...Read more

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I've got static noise in my ear will acupuncture help it incase it had some thing to do with my muscle with me having over active jar n grinding xx?

I've got static noise in my ear will acupuncture help it incase it had some thing to do with my muscle with me having over active jar n grinding xx?

ENT first: This needs to start with a good ENT evaluation. Both auricular and more localized acupuncture can help to relax musculature and decrease inflammation. There is chinese scalp acupuncture for tinnius (ringing in the ears. However, i would get it checked by a physician before starting a treatment plan. Good luck. ...Read more

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Several months ago, following ear acupuncture I had very severe headache on top of head. Now the headache is dull and worse when try to concentrate?

Brain scan: The headache is probably not related to acupuncture and could be a manifestation of something serious. I would advise you to consider a neurological workup possibly including a CT brain scan. ...Read more

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Got static noise in left top ear been to ENT nothin wrong with hearing will acupuncture help as i'm always tence n having jar problems eg grinding?

Got static noise in left top ear been to ENT nothin wrong with hearing will acupuncture help as i'm always tence n having jar problems eg grinding?

TMJ dysfunction: Sounds as thought you have a jaw alignment issues which is not just your jaw but you head, jaw, neck and shoulders. I would begin a wellness programs of vits minerals, trace elements, massage, yoga, stretching sleep hygiene, adding in magnesium in the diet and in the tub for soaking and relaxing. Use the acupuncture/needles and the hands-on therapy on the upper body to the top of the head. ...Read more

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I have labyrinthitis in the right ear. I have used  prednisolone and my hearing has not returned. Would alternative treatment like acupuncture work?

I have labyrinthitis in the right ear. I have used  prednisolone and my hearing has not returned. Would alternative treatment like acupuncture work?

Possibly: There are chinese scalp and auricular protocols which may be beneficial. However, the only way to know if you personally will achieve substantial benefits from this approach is if you try it. ...Read more

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Is acupuncture helpful in losing weight?

Is acupuncture helpful in losing weight?

Probably not: If a person snacks or eats more when he is stressed out, then acupuncture might lower stress and decrease eating. If he is at the acupuncture clinic, then he is not at the grocery store, the bar, or the restaurant, so he may be eating fewer calories. However, if he eats the same or more calories after starting acupuncture as before, then he will probably have no weight change or get even heavier. ...Read more

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Has anyone used accupuncture for ear disorders?

Has anyone used accupuncture for ear disorders?

Possible treatment: Accupuncture has been used to help treat inner ear disorders that can cause imbalance and hearing problems. Any time you seek this type of treatment you should be sure you are dealing with a licensed and well-trained practitioner, checking his or her educational and training background. ...Read more

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Does acupuncture help you with weight reduction?

Does acupuncture help you with weight reduction?

Maybe, maybe not: If a person snacks or eats more when he is stressed out, then acupuncture might decrease stress and eating. If he is at the acupuncture clinic, then he is not at the grocery store, the bar, or the restaurant, so he is getting fewer calories. However, if he is getting acupuncture instead of jogging, biking, or swimming, then he is burning fewer calories . . . And might not lose weight in that case. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more