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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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How to lower estrogen level for men?

How to lower estrogen level for men?

Antioestrogen: I estrogen lowering compounds are not presently approved in genetic males however can be used under supervision of a physican who understands your medical history tamoxifen is a compound which blocks action at cell level compounds like anastrazole can stop from making oestrogens. ...Read more

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Does increasing estrogen levels decrease chances of MPB?

Does increasing estrogen levels decrease chances of MPB?

Sorry: but what is MPB? Your masturbation did not cause your hair loss or any other adverse medical problems. Why do you think your estrogen level is increasing. Please provide more useful information. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if flaxseeds increase or decrease estrogen?

Could you tell me if flaxseeds increase or decrease estrogen?

Flaxseeds: Although Lilian Thompson, PhD, an internationally known flaxseed researcher from the University of Toronto, says she wouldn’t call any of the health benefits of flax "conclusively established." Some studies have suggested that exposure to lignans during adolescence helps reduce the risk of breast cancer and may also increase the survival of breast cancer patients -- but this is as yet unproven. ...Read more

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Has anyone had acupuncture for lower spinal pain?

Has anyone had acupuncture for lower spinal pain?

For many years: Acupuncture is commonly uses to treat many types of pain. You should see a physician to rule out any dangerous process. After that, acupuncture may be an excellent method of helping to control the symptoms. ...Read more

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How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

Work up: Hi. Why is the man's estrogen high? This needs to be evaluated. It could be something serious (although not necessarily). Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best natural way to lower male estrogen l?

What is the best natural way to lower male estrogen l?

Depends on cause: Answer depends on why estrogen is high. Obesity and alcohol use will raise body's conversion of testosterone to estrogen. Certain tumors of testes, pituitary, and adrenal glands may raise estrogen, as can chronic thyroid, liver or kidney diseases. Medications (several psychiatriac, anti-fungal, glucocorticoid) and drugs (marijuana, anabolic steroids) can also raise estrogen. Find out why first. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more