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1 Acupuncture By Samuel Cardenas

2 How is Acupuncture Different from Western Medicine? Acupuncture uses natural herbs and needles. Acupuncture uses natural herbs and needles. It treats your whole body. It treats your whole body. In western medicine, doctors use drugs (medicine). In western medicine, doctors use drugs (medicine). They only treat one part of the body. They only treat one part of the body.

3 What it Treats Acupuncture treats lung cancer, neck pain, arthritis, diarrhea, stress, growth, eye problems, asthma, addiction, dizziness, dysentery, menopause, irritable bowel syndrome, fatigue, facial palsy/tics and other problems. Acupuncture treats lung cancer, neck pain, arthritis, diarrhea, stress, growth, eye problems, asthma, addiction, dizziness, dysentery, menopause, irritable bowel syndrome, fatigue, facial palsy/tics and other problems.

4 The Needles 1. They are made of stainless steel wire. 2. They are from 0.5 to 5.1 inches long. 3. There are other needles like three-edged needles and the Nine Ancient Needles. 4.Thin needles need a tube to insert them.

5 The Points

6 The Meridians Energy (Qi) flows through meridians or channels They are named after corresponding organs and also relate to a time, organ and element. There are six yin and six yang meridians.

7 Bibliography Acupuncture. Wikipedia. es Acupuncture. Wikipedia. es Chinese Herbal Medicine. Absolute China Tours. ImageBase/Acupuncture%20points,%20front.gif Timeless Acupuncture, LLC ml Timeless Acupuncture, LLC ml The Twelve Meridians. Healing Qigong. The Twelve Meridians. Healing Qigong.


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