25. February 2011 · Comments Off on Bellvue Acupuncture and Drug Addiction · Categories: Uncategorized · Tags: , , ,

Acupuncture for treating addiction is a very good alternative in lieu of methadone, which is used for mitigating withdrawal side effects.  Methadone itself is highly addictive and its use is just to alleviate the pain of withdrawal.  It does not address really the root of the addiction.

There is really no western pharmaceutical cure for pharmaceutical addiction.  Cocaine, heroin and LSD are all pharmaceutical drugs but somehow, western pharmaceutical corporations do not provide a cure for problems they themselves have created.  All they produce are drugs that relieve symptoms or are palliatives designed not to totally cure the sickness or disease.

Bellvue Acupuncture has been curing addiction for thousands of years.  During the opium wars, the British introduced opium to mainstream Chinese society to destroy Chinese resolve against British colonialism.  This was one of the prime reasons why the Chinese fought the British; to stop the British poisoning of the Chinese population with opium.  Chinese medicine in general and acupuncture and herbal medicine in particular, were entirely responsible for the rehabilitation of the Chinese people against the scourge of opium addiction.

Acupuncture for addiction treatment is 100% safe for the patient.  There are no side effects in acupuncture therapy, unlike methadone treatment, which is not really a treatment, where no addicting substance is introduced in the body. There have been hundreds of studies that testify to the success of acupuncture in treating drug addiction.

Acupuncture works in treating addiction by revitalizing energy level of an organ with low chi level.  The chi is blocked from flowing in this particular organ and the low energy level in the affected organ affects the rest of the organs in the body.

Another aspect of Chinese medicine is the yin and yang principle.  The relative balance of yin-yang in the body is essential for well-being.  Addicts usually have a yin deficiency.

Yin is the water principle in the body, which corresponds to quietness and peacefulness, and when there is yin deficiency, the yang aspect overrides the physiological and psychological aspect of the person.  The yang principle corresponds to the fire aspect of the body and an inordinate amount of yang leads physiologically to restlessness and hyperactivity and psychologically to depression and meaninglessness.

Treatment is done by inserting needlepoints in parts of the body especially the ear.  Numerous meridian systems pass through the ear and some of these pass through the liver, kidneys and lungs, organs directly affected by the yin-yang imbalance because of addiction.

The treatment stimulates the release of endorphins to flood the body so that the patient may control his/her addiction.  The release of endorphins substantially decreases the desire of the patient for the drug.  If the addiction has been going on for some time, a session lasting up to 6 to 8 months might be required to completely recover from the addiction.

20. February 2011 · Comments Off on Acupuncture Montclair Safest Treatment for Weight Loss · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Obesity has bulged along with the age of the fast-food culture.  From Big Macs to $6 burgers and 1680-calorie chocolate shakes, the two words that define the culture of mega consumption today is upsize me (or super size me).  The rise of the United States’ “gross weight,” (and I do mean gross) made it essential and only natural, in direct proportionality to its heaving problem, the rise of weight loss centers.

Your weight gain is Jenny Craig’s financial gain and it may be too conspiratorial to ponder that maybe, just maybe, Jenny Craig and the fast-food corporate trolls are in cahoots in making America’s citizens eat as if there’s no tomorrow.  Of course, I am just kidding.

Back to the topic, most weight-loss centers do promote healthy living and lifestyle.  There are diet or fitness programs that are very good for the body.  How can one say “nein” to a six-pack ab guarantee in just 2 weeks or a physique that rivals Arnold’s (no, not the present day Arnold (are you kidding?) but the multi-titled Mr. Olympia champion of yore).

The problem with these programs is that the term “no pain, no gain” or better yet “no guts, no glory” applies.  What if there is a way to shed those love handles or beer bellies without the grunts and the groans or the hunger moans that come with these programs and guaranteed 100% safe?  There is and it is called weight loss acupuncture.

Weight loss acupuncture is so safe and so painless one need not fear strains or injuries while on it or suffer hunger by the second.  It has no side effects, unlike pharmacologically induced weight loss programs where heart palpitations and addiction among others happen.

Acupuncture  Montclair is the treatment of pain and ailments with the use of reedy-thin, feather light needles inserted in the skin at points traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) calls meridian points.  These needles allow the free flow of chi or life force along the meridian systems.  The meridian system according to TCM, is the invisible part of the body’s system that channels chi throughout the body.  It functions similarly to the circulatory system but instead of blood, chi flows through it.

Due to emotional or psychological stress or physical injuries; blockage or stagnation of chi happens at specific parts of the body, mainly around the body organs and if this happens, disease and/or ailments occur.  To remove these blockages, acupuncture is performed.

When treating for obesity, acupuncture enables the release of endorphins in the body.  Its release likewise frees the patient from his/her addiction to food.  The chi also stimulates the body to facilitate the burning of calories and the excretion of waste materials.  Acupuncture thus, not only assists the body to lose weight, it also cures the source of the person’s problem, which in this case is his/her addiction to food.