How long does it take acupuncture to work?

Sometimes acupuncture seems like a miracle. A strained back that suddenly turns into “I guess I did not twist it as bad as I thought I had,” digestion that regulates and settles down, hot flashes that go from a daily irritation to an occasional annoyance,...
What Does Acupuncture Feel Like?

What Does Acupuncture Feel Like?

It feels like that moment when you experience a sudden jump of fluency level in the new language with which you have been struggling. In a fleeting moment a whole realm of understanding and ability appear out of the thin air of a magician’s hat. It is like...
But Chinese medicine does not seem scientific

But Chinese medicine does not seem scientific

  If you mean petri dish, negative-pressure laboratory scientific, then no. It is not. But, life does not unfold within the controlled environment of a laboratory. Life unfolds in forests, work-time commutes, seasons of flowers and birds, grocery store aisles,...
About Chinese Medicine

About Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine, which traditionally has included both the use of acupuncture and herbs, is one of the oldest and continually used medical systems in the world. It is a well developed form of health care that evolved not in a laboratory, but in the clinical setting....
What Is Chinese Medicine?

What Is Chinese Medicine?

Traditionally Chinese medicine includes a combination of acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, dietary considerations and lifestyle choices. Each of these methods work at different levels to promote health and treat illness. Acupuncture Over many centuries...
Why People Use Chinese Medicine

Why People Use Chinese Medicine

The reasons are as multitudinous — and as varied — as snowflakes. It could be that western bio-medicine’s pharmacologically targeted molecules did not contain the key that fit the lock of a particular set of difficulties. Perhaps the side effects of...