Everything You Need to Know About Acupuncture

Everything You Need to Know About Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an alternative healing technique in which needles are inserted through the skin to heal from certain health conditions. It is based on the Chinese medicine technique. It is believed to be effective in just relieving from chronic pains but still, this technique is considered as pseudoscience as it doesn’t have any scientific tests to prove. It is considered to relieve pain by balancing the energy of our body.

How does Acupuncture Works?

Acupuncture also follows the concept of energy healing. The energy healing concept says that the blockage of positive energies can affect the health of a human being. So, the needles inserted can balance the energy flowing through the body which can heal or relieves the pain of any health problems. When energy is flowing well in the body it can make a person healthy both mentally and physically. People tend to suffer from health issues because their energy gets blocked or too much negative energy gets filled within the body.

Uses of Acupuncture

1.      Acupuncture is famous for its magical healing of pains. It does help people to relieve pains like headaches, back and neck pains, arthritis, etc.

2.       It also helps a lot of people diagnosed with Cancer. Patients suffering from cancer of all stages take this treatment to get relieved from the adverse reactions of chemotherapy.

3.      It can also help women to reduce the pain of menstrual cramps.

4.      Acupuncture also believed to help in infertility. It can reduce stress and anxiety and thus increasing the chances of women getting pregnant.

5.      It is also expected to solve respiratory issues and even allergies.

6.      Mental problems like stress, depression, anxiety, fear, etc. can be solved by this healing technique.

Is Acupuncture safe?

Though the process of Acupuncture sounds scary it is considered to be safe. An experienced and well-trained practitioner is needed to perform acupuncture because if done incorrectly it can lead to many side effects. Sterile needles should be used to perform acupuncture. Also, it is not safe to take an acupuncture session if you are pregnant or if you are under some specific medications. Always consult a doctor before you are going under an acupuncture session. Check if the practitioner is experienced or not. It is also not a permanent cure, so you have to take your medications even after the session.

Does Acupuncture really work?

Although there is a lack of scientific evidence to support acupuncture it has been practiced for a very long time so there are certain chances of its benefits to be true. It definitely relieves chronic pains but scientists don’t believe it’s working in healing cancer patients or patients suffering from any other disease except chronic pains.