How many people experience that they do not feel well for a period of time, but all they have from their doctor’s visit, physical examination, blood tests and other tests came back normal? They have been pronounced healthy even through they are undergoing a lot of symptoms and signs of illness.
As we age, bone strength, ligament & muscle elasticity and tone tend to decrease. Our spines age with us. Aging causes degenerative changes in the spine. The discs begin to lose fluid and flexibility, which decreases their ability to cushion the vertebrae. Here are few reasons can cause lower back pain.
Many people suffer from nasal allergies or called hay fever around spring and fall time. Some of them even have symptoms year around. In medical term, it called allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis occur when the body’s immune system overreacts to particles ( allergens ) in the air that people breathe in. Those allergens include pollen, dust, animal fur, and mold. When those allergens enter into our body through breathing, our body’s immune system-white blood cells will produce antibodies like IgE, these antibodies will make the release of histamine by mast cells. Histamine will cause the muscle spasm of the respiratory tract which includes the nasal, ear and eye and people will have running nose, sneeze, watery eye, itchy ear, nose, throat and eye.
Growth hormone helps us build muscles and speed up metabolism. It keep us young, energetic and stay in shape. Growth hormone will be produced when we sleep. So the regular and sufficient sleep is essential to keep healthy growth hormone level in our body. Acupuncture can improve the sleep quality and relax the whole body.
We have just posted a new YouTube video. Dr. Liang was asked “Which health conditions do you believe acupuncture and/or Chinese herbs will be more successful than western medicine in treating?” Dr. Feng Liang chose to discuss how acupuncture is a much healthier treatment of high cholesterol than the medications Zocor or Lipidor.
High blood pressure is caused by the inflammation of the artery inner lining. Once the artery is inflamed, the inner layer of the artery, called endothelial lining, becomes swollen and narrows the artery opening. Blood cannot pass through the artery easily. It requires the heart to work harder to push the blood flow through the narrowed artery. This is what causes high blood pressure.
Chinese medicine is an extremely effective and safe medicine. It can help most ailments and is especially effective for those who have chronic health conditions and have been ill for a long time. Chinese medicine can be used for a long period of time to allow our body to heal from ailments and disease.
According to Yelp, there are over 1,000 practitioners offering acupuncture in New York City. There is a mix of USA, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Korean and other trained practitioners offering acupuncture services. So how does one decide which acupuncturist to choose?
There are many people in New York City and surrounding areas that have health conditions that are making them feel like they have lost all hope of ever getting better. These people may have been treated by other physicians with medications and/or therapies for some time yet their condition has barely improved.
Chinese herbs are a staple of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). When coupled with acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine can treat many different health issues as effectively as western medicine and in some instances, Chinese herbs and acupuncture can be far more effective than western medicine.
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