Exploring the Analgesic Effects

TCM Acupuncture Analgesic TheoryAccording to the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, the human body has twelve regular meridians and eight extra meridians. Meridians are distributed over hundreds of acupuncture points. There is meridian qi in these meridians. The physical, emotional and spiritual health of the human body depends on the smooth functioning of the Meridian Flow. People can be healthy when the whole body is in balance. When the meridians are blocked, disease and pain will occur. Acupuncture can dredge meridians, regulate qi, relieve pain and treat diseases.

Analgesic Theory of Acupuncture and Western Medicine

Acupuncture is an effective treatment for pain relief. Studies have shown that acupuncture has the effects of anti-inflammation, reducing swelling, relaxing muscles, relieving spasms, and promoting local circulation. Acupuncture can relieve pain by affecting the pathways through which pain functions. Acupuncture stimulates the body to release endorphins, which reduce the nervous system’s response to pain.

Analgesic Effect of Acupuncture

Chinese medicine regards the human body as a whole, not just limited to changes in parts of the body. In the same way, acupuncture can treat pain by regulating the whole body, so that the functions of various parts of the body can be balanced. This is the therapeutic effect of acupuncture. This treatment has a calming and relaxing effect. Pain can make people feel stressed, anxious, tense, and can even lead to insomnia. Acupuncture relieves the entire body by using natural means to eliminate the negative effects of pain on the body. In addition to using acupuncture, acupuncturists will also advise on lifestyle and diet, such as exercise, sleep, stress management, etc., so as to further effectively help patients relieve pain symptoms. It has been clinically shown that acupuncture and moxibustion have a very positive therapeutic effect on pain caused by various diseases

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