Anxiety and Depression
They’re two conditions that often come together. Acupuncture, moxibustion and cupping help relieve some of the symptoms of depression and anxiety. There is study that found out that, acupuncture can treat depression especially during pregnancy.
Thos who are suffering from respiratory disorder, either from colds or asthma can also be easily treated by either one of the three methods or all of them. A certified Traditional Chinese Medical practitioner will evaluate your condition before subjecting you to any type of treatment.
It true that all of us suffer from some type of allergy during our lives and the Tradition Chinese Medicine experts believes that acupuncture, moxibustion and cupping are a way to relieve most of the symptoms of allergies. Moxibustion is a treatment where mugwort is burned on one of the acupressure points, is used to treat the allergies. It restores the qi energy flow and helps relieve the body of the symptoms.
High or low blood pressure can also be treated with TCM. A study found out that acupuncture can significantly lower the high blood pressure of patients that already use antihypertensive drugs. Meaning that if it is used together with conventional medicine, acupuncture can help patients who suffer from high blood pressure.
Constipation, diarrhea, bloating or indigestion can be treated with the use of acupuncture and moxibustion. Since the qi energy is believed to be blocked in the abdomen, acupuncture and moxibustion at specific pressure points will restore the energy flow and help to get rid of constipation.
Nausea or vomiting
That can both be stopped by applying acupuncture or moxibustion to specific pressure points on hands, stomach, and chest
Inducing labor and changing the position of breech babies
It is only a certified TCM practitioner that has the ability to perform acupuncture, cupping, or moxibustion on pregnant women. It is also advised that the treatment is done within an official medical institution like an hospital. This practices are known to ease the pain during labor, or even help the fetus turn around if it's breech.
Some neurological conditions, like Bell's palsy have been successfully treated by acupuncture. It reduces inflammation, stimulates nerves and muscles, which helps to reduce most of the symptoms of Bell's palsy
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