Acupuncture treatment of depression
Acupuncture treatment of tremor
Tremor refers to part or all of the body’s performance as involuntary rhythmic trembling, into resting tremor and essential tremor
Resting tremor can be divided into physiological tremor: jitter amplitude is small and fast, often seen at rest, is a small, fast, erratic jitter. Often under stress, fear, agitation, pain and extreme fatigue occurs, Once the cause of the elimination of tremor, tremor disappeared. Pathological tremor: involuntary trembling hand, often permanent, divided resting tremor, tremor and postural tremor. Resting tremor: In the case of the muscles completely relaxed, quiet state appears tremor, may disappear during sleep, tremor speed of 4-6 seconds, more regular. Sport tremor: tremor occurs only during exercise, when the hand shake hands close to the target increase, without the law, the jitter amplitude, influenced by emotional factors and enhanced common in cerebellar lesions, multiple sclerosis and some of Wilson’s disease also there may be such a tremor. Generally considered resting tremor is Parkinson.
Essential Tremor: it is essential tremor: 50% to 70% of patients have a family history. Mainly for the slow progress of postural tremor or intention tremor, no other symptoms of nervous system damage. At rest is generally not shake, when the movement appears more pronounced especially when a limb against gravity to maintain a certain posture. With age, the incidence rate continues to rise, no gender differences in etiology. Women mainly for head tremor; men mainly for hand tremors. Initially manifested as intermittent tremor, only mental stress, evoked fear. With the progress of the disease can be manifested as persistent tremor. When limb tremor disappear completely relaxed. The disease is common tremor in the hands, the majority of patients after the onset of tremor hands, but also with one hand tremors, hand tremors, mild tremor mainly affects fine motor, writing, moderate and severe tremors will be dining, there may be difficult Dining themselves. Followed by head tremor, the performance of small nodding or shaking his head movements, and some patients showed only shake head without hand tremor. Very few patients had lower limb tremor. The disease tremor, concentration, mental stress, fatigue, hunger increased, in most cases temporarily disappear after drinking, the next increase, which is also essential tremor is characterized. Some patients due to the long-term mental stress, resulting in increased sympathetic activity, may be associated with palpitation symptoms. Slow progress after the onset of symptoms gradually worsened, serious when the patient’s daily life, work, social interaction, writing and other inconvenience. But no harm to health, are pathological benign tremor, other positive signs of nervous system generally does not occur.
Chinese medicine believes that no matter what kind of tremor, have been in touch with liver wind. Positive belong Wind & Fire on the disturbance, liver wind; liver and kidney deficiency were unsubstantiated, virtual wind stirring. Tremor also be found in the lower jaw, lips and limbs and other parts. Feng Xie violations is one cause of disease, due to a change in the wind, pervasive features. Therefore, treatment should be nourishing to the wind, the effect was apparent. Resting tremor is one of the typical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease，It does not mean the disease is equivalent to Parkinson’s disease, because the clinical manifestations of Parkinson’s disease as well as muscle stiffness. In the treatment of resting tremor, acupuncture points like to focus on the head Baihui, qubin, shuaigu, qianshencong, zhengying, instead of just distal acupuncture points, such as hands. Essential tremor is due to liver and kidney loss, the body’s normal ability to decrease wind evil, evil outside air invade the body, not through the normal functioning of their own against, and then the performance of the tremor caused. Tremor in Chinese medicine, the liver-yang dynamic, Xifeng liver, to the wind blood, meridians Zhengan to the wind, nourishing yin to treat principle. Information about the acupuncture treatment of tremor , please visit our website at www.adelaideacupuncture.com.au.
Five upset hot acupuncture treatment
In clinical common to many in the elderly complained of heart hands, feet and heart heat hot pit of the stomach, hot people irritability, seems immersed in cold water only feel comfortable, but measuring body temperature was normal. Acupuncture call this the “five upset hot.” More common in the elderly, especially elderly women and the elderly weak long illness. Due to different causes five upset hot, so once appeared five upset hot, be sure to discern five upset hot which they belong, and then follow the traditional Chinese medicine syndrome differentiation, so you can achieve better therapeutic effect.
Yin Deficiency: Usually five upset hot afternoon heat. Like holding a cold items. Sleeping on the hands and feet like being outside. Hot flashes, zygomatic red night sweats, nocturnal emission, dry mouth and throat, waist and knees, knees unit and knees, red tongue and so on. Five upset hot Yin type is the most common type, generally more common in lung, liver, and kidney. Five upset hot lung yin deficiency, in addition to the above symptoms, but also accompanied by nasal beep, dry cough, shortness of breath, phlegm and sputum less often bloodshot. Five upset hot liver yin deficiency with insomnia, easy fatigue, dry eyes. Five upset hot kidney caused accompanied by tinnitus, waist and knees and knees like.
Fire depressed type: five upset hot, chest tightness, bad breath, bleeding gums, limb fatigue, yellow urine, dry stool, red tongue yellow. Usually caused by diet, depression is caused by stomach can not be excreted, emotional uncomfortable, irritable, stretching, mouth pain, yellow urine, women, irregular menstruation
blood Deficiency type: Consciousness five upset hot afternoon, a little labor will increase, accompanied by mental sluggishness, weakness, eat less lazy words, palpitations, dizziness, pale and other symptoms. Usually the liver and spleen deficiency, blood deficiency related. Spleen is acquired, the source of qi and blood, spleen unifying systemic blood. Liver is to produce blood, regulate systemic blood supply. Liver and spleen damage, leading to blood deficiency, yang deficiency can not be produced, resulting in five upset hot.
Five upset hot can have a variety of causes, but acupuncture should identify the reasons for seeking primary disease, treatment for the cause. Acupuncture five upset fever can control symptoms, meditation soothe the nerves, heat, lift the trouble. But some patients have emotional stress caused by environmental factors or does not belong to the scope of pathology, the elimination of the relevant factors to resume business as usual. Acupuncture points should be selected according to the condition, choose different combinations of acupuncture points for effective treatment.
Common points：zhongchong, laogong, houxi, shenyu, zusanli, guanyuan, daling, taichong, hegu, taixi. Information about the acupuncture treatment of Five upset hot , please visit our website at www.adelaideacupuncture.com.au.
Acupuncture weight loss
With the continuous development of social economy, people’s living standards continue to improve, overweight and obesity are increasingly common. Obesity has become a common disease, even often induce a variety of diseases as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes. Seriously endanger people’s health and life. Traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture weight loss treatment, and achieved remarkable results, and its effect is significant, lasting and non-toxic side effects and so, more and more accepted. Simple Obesity refers to follow no obvious cause excessive accumulation of body fat, weight gain or abnormal distribution of the disease. It is closely associated with hypertension, coronary heart disease, diabetes and other diseases.
Modern medicine that simple obesity is usually accompanied by endocrine disorders, various hormones, especially insulin, sex hormones, adrenal cortical hormone, leptin and other abnormalities. Through acupuncture to restore balance to the endocrine, so that tends to normal; the other hand, Chinese medicine from the organs Obesity dialectical analysis of spleen and kidney and liver function. Acupuncture can be achieved through conditioning organs, so that the liver and spleen kidney function back to normal. Chinese medicine will be divided into obesity. Stomach organs excess heat obesity: more thirsty, like drink, red tongue, yellow greasy. Spleen wet obesity: Common weakness in limbs do not like exercise, meal whole body felt weak For lying mouth sticky, difficult urination, morning puffy eyes, pink tongue, thin and greasy thin or smooth. Liver Qi stagnation obesity: more chest pain full, epigastric fullness, irregular menstruation, insomnia, dreams, white fur. Spleen deficiency type obesity: fatigue easily, moving the sweating, weakness, backache petrified, impotence, fear of cold, tongue is pink with white. Liver-kidney Obesity: Common dizziness, stretching, headache, backache petrified, five upset hot, fever, red tongue, thin fur.
Conditioning gastrointestinal function. Gastrointestinal conditioning the combined effect of the majority is reflected in decreased appetite and smooth stool. We know that many causes of obesity, because the intake of too much, so the conditioning gastrointestinal function for weight loss is very large. Not so want to eat, this is a lot of acupuncture to lose weight phenomenon can be observed, since the needle can extend the gastric emptying time, so make the comparison would have hyperthyroidism appetite is suppressed, or even decline. In addition, it can improve bowel function. For example, some people with constipation in the process of acupuncture weight loss among intestinal peristalsis strengthened, excretion also increased, and this is the result of acupuncture can enhance the role of the intestinal tract.
Improve the body’s metabolism. Here’s metabolism, including glucose metabolism, fat metabolism. Obstacles acupuncture can enhance the rate of metabolism, increase the body burn fat, so as to achieve the purpose of weight loss, while many obese people have metabolic function, some lipodystrophy, some glucose metabolism disorders, acupuncture course, you can see Metabolism improvements, such as diabetes, hyperlipidemia patients, the disease process often acupuncture can also be adjusted.
Improve endocrine system function. Many obesity occurs in puberty, postpartum, menopause these stages, especially women, these stages are endocrine changes very intense period of time. In the process of acupuncture to lose weight, many accompanied by irregular menstruation, amenorrhea and other symptoms of women during weight loss and no treatment for these symptoms, but often through acupuncture can improve the original symptoms, which are endocrine improved result.
Commonly used acupuncture points in the Liang Qiu points, Gongsun points, Neiguan points like. Acupuncture weight loss of 20 to 50-year-old middle-aged obese is better. Because in this age, human development is relatively mature, a variety of functions are relatively sound, through acupuncture, relatively easy to adjust the body’s metabolic function, promote lipolysis, to lose weight lipid-lowering effect. Acupuncture can inhibit gastrointestinal motility, and inhibition of gastric acid secretion, thereby reducing hunger, to achieve acupuncture weight loss goals. In the course of acupuncture weight loss treatment may occur anorexia, thirst, increased frequency of urine, which are a normal phenomenon. Because through acupuncture treatment, the inherent function of the body constantly adjusted, to promote the metabolism to speed up, continue to consume energy, and some clinical symptoms. Wait until the body re-establish balance, these symptoms will disappear. Acupuncture weight loss results with season, climate has a relationship. Generally effective and rapid spring and summer, autumn and winter bear fruit slowly. This is because the body’s metabolic function of the spring and summer strong, smooth natural excretion, and is conducive to weight loss.
Eight acupuncture needles around the abdomen：xiawan,qihai,zhongwan,guanyuan,tianshu,daheng.Rendezvous point with a pulse:wushu,weidao,zhulinqi.Body Acupuncture: fengshi,zusanli, Sanyinjiao. Weight loss are common points. Information about the acupuncture treatment of weight loss , please visit our website at www.adelaideacupuncture.com.au.
Ankle sprain is the highest incidence of sports injuries, accounting for 40% of all sports injuries. Ankle joint consists of the distal tibia and fibula talus. By the inner lateral tibia and a trailing edge constituting the mortise, talus above saddle hole in the articular surface of the ankle. Saddle joint in front of the talus after the narrow width, when ankle dorsiflexion enters wider hole, when a narrow portion into the ankle plantar flexion points, so the ankle joint in plantar flexion slightly loose, anatomical and physiological characteristics of the decision in the ankle plantar adduction and abduction more likely to occur within a sprain when bent. And because the fibular malleolus ankle deep pockets and long ankle malleolus tibia short ankle hole is shallow, so it is more likely to varus ankle sprain. Including lateral ligament from the anterior ligament and ligament injury with more common.
People in their daily lives, up and down stairs, walking shopping, walk in the park, when the viewer is not aware Ta Kong cascade collision masonry the stump, etc., are easily sprained ankle. Whenever there is a sprain, it occurs mostly in the lower part of the outside of the ankle, calf muscle groups, such as disposable foot muscle tibialis anterior, posterior tibial muscle than those strong, and can stabilize the inside of the ankle joint, so that it does not shift valgus; the contrary, disposable foot lateral leg peroneus longus muscle, peroneus brevis muscle is relatively weak, when a case of sprains, it is not tightly control the lateral malleolus stable fixed, but was forced to stretch and make ankle sprain ankle turned over within outside. When the lateral ankle sprain, because the fibular collateral ligament tear bleeding, so that even below the lateral malleolus and the back foot hematoma, ecchymosis, local tenderness, such as the foot passive inward inspection, due to involve injury the sense of the pain, such as a sprain to the outer rollover, the pain is not obvious.
After ankle sprain after proper treatment most patients may be cured, there are some patients with left ankle pain after the disappearance of lateral foot pain, long-term diseases, and even up to several decades, the impact of walking and labor. Usually due to tarsal sinus soft tissue damage caused by the same time. Tarsal sinus ditch by the talus and calcaneus ravines, below the lateral sinus at the front, there is sinus interosseous ligament with distance, and with the fat pad away from the synovial membrane and synovial. It can cause ankle sprain while tarsal sinus ligaments, fat pad and synovium injury, aseptic inflammation, wound healing and scar contracture can occur ligament tension, resulting in lateral dorsal tarsal sinus pain and tenderness, and sometimes Radiation is also to toe. Soft tissue lesions caused by autonomic dysfunction. It appears leg and foot paresthesia, chills, Shen tight weakness, involuntary trembling.
Sprain refers to soft tissue injury or limb joints of the body, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels and other sprains without fracture, dislocation, torn flesh syndrome. It belongs to Chinese medicine “rib injury” category. Mostly occurred in the joints. The etiology more by strenuous exercise, holding heavy objects, falls, stretch, twist over. External force beyond normal joint range of motion caused by joint soft tissue damage. Run through the air is blocked, blood stasis caused localized swelling, and even joint activity limitation. Section points in the lung, the moon of the same name by communicating through a hand, foot, and lung and bladder through,xiaojie acupoint on the points in the lung meridian。Therefore, the therapeutic section Point acute lateral ankle sprain good results。Section acupuncture treatment ankle pain, both corresponding to the hole is the same name as the meridian interlinked, organs connected, double-acting
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