Do You Know the Benefits of Acupuncture

Dr. Purushothaman
April 8, 2018

Acupuncture is an old and quite trusted form of Chinese treatment and has been used to treat various diseases and ailments. In simple words, acupuncture is a way that helps reduce pain and makes the diseases come across as less hurtful. However, acupuncture has little history in curing the acute diseases. Nonetheless, acupuncture can be used effectively to treat diseases and bring some pain relief. However, we will always need a healthy lifestyle to stay disease free and fit.  Acupuncture method is used for treating health issues related to the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract inflammation, problems in upper respiratory tract, and for diseases that affect the nerves, muscles and bones and the eyelids.

Health and body benefits from acupuncture

There are a plenty of health benefits that one can derive from acupuncture. The best part about acupuncture is that one can enjoy its health benefits for a long term and help in bringing permanent relief to patients. A few of the following benefits of acupuncture as stated in the following points:

  • Helps cure insomnia- Insomnia is a sleep disorder that restricts proper sleep and there can be quite a few factors that may lead to the same. The good news is that acupuncture sessions and treatments can help treat and cure insomnia disorder.

  • Reduce pain and discomfort- We all know that diseases and ailments can cause a lot of pain and discomfort. With acupuncture, the pain can be reduced to a certain extent and that eventually can now help make feel easy and comfortable. Living a healthy lifestyle can also always help bring relief. Pain due to chronic headache can be treated with the help of acupuncture treatments. With the help of acupuncture, you can get relief from migraine, different kinds of headaches and tension in the head. It is a surprising fact that this is much more effective than the consumption of pain killers. It can also help in reducing the pain that occurs after surgery in the head. It reduces the menstrual pains, pain due to pregnancy and pain caused at the time of menopause.

  • Arthritis treatment- Arthritis is a condition where the bones are affected. Pain in the joints is the main feature of arthritis. Knee bones are usually affected by arthritis pain due to arthritis can be decreased with the help of acupuncture treatment.

  • Treats high blood pressure- Acupuncture helps greatly in treating high blood pressure and it does help greatly in bringing a pain and relief to patients. The stress and age factor now brings many people have high blood pressure problems and instead of taking medicines, one can opt for acupuncture treatment and see the results in a few sessions.

  • Back pain relief- Back pain is quite a serious problem and it is rather important to get proper treatments in order to stop the pain from getting acute and cause serious issues. Again, acupuncture can help cure blood pressure problems quite effectively.

  • Smooth and clear skin- We all love and desire for a clean and glowing skin without acne, pigmentation and such related issues. Though, there are quite many alternatives to skin problem treatments. Acupuncture has proven to bring positive and noticeable results in a shorter span of time.

  • Anti-aging treatments- Skin sags and with age, people tend to get wrinkles on the face and acupuncture helps reduce or if one practices acupuncture prior to age factor hitting in, they can prevent and reduce fine lines and wrinkles to appear early.

  • Helps treat acne- acne is the most common skin issue and most people have been through a phase where they have a lot of acne, breakouts that leave marks behind leaving the face look dull. Acupuncture is an effective treatment mode that helps treat acne and prevent it to a certain extent.

  • Helps to reduce drug side effects- Drug side effects can be reduced with the help of acupuncture. It also helps to decrease the effects of radiation during any therapy. Acupuncture can also reduce the side effects that usually happen after treatments or medications such as dry mouth as well as nausea. Patients who have undergone radiation therapy needs to undergo acupuncture treatment side by side so as to avoid any kinds of negative side effects.

Therefore, we can safely conclude that acupuncture has a variety of health benefits and one must practice it for effective treatment.

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