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Acupuncture | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Commenly Asked Questions Concerning Acupuncture

Q: What is acupunctureA: Acupuncture is a complex branch of ancient Chinese medicine that is based on principles developed in China over the past 2000 years. The foundation in which these principles ...

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Acupuncture | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Mechanisms of Acupuncture Action

Several processes have been proposed to explain acupuncture's effects, primarily those on pain. Acupuncture points are believed to stimulate the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) to ...

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Acupuncture | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Scientific theories regarding acupuncture

Scientific studies have been conducted concerning the hypothesized principles underlying the proposed mechanism of action of acupuncture.Below are some of the theories on the studies:Nerve-reflex the...

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Acupuncture | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Modern Acupuncture Views

Acupuncture Modern ViewsWhen the human body was finally described in terms of cells, biochemicals, and specific structures (most of this accomplished less than 150 years ago), the Chinese method of a...

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Acupuncture Theories

Acupuncture | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Ancient Acupuncture Theories

The understanding of how acupuncture works has evolved with its practice, but the descriptions set down a thousand years ago have largely been retained. The dominant function of acupuncture is to reg...

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