Acupuncture alternative medicine began to become a trend for the community, although still limited in scope, because it may still not know or are afraid to try it, and not sure of his usefulness.
Although still a debate about the use and benefits of acupuncture, but for those who want to try this treatment, here are the benefits to be had:
1. Reduce Pain
Acupuncture can reduce pain due to chronic headaches. A study done by scientists from Duke University headed by Dr. Tong Joo Gan involving nearly 4,000 patients with migraine disorder, tension in the head and various other forms of headache disorders prove that the use of acupuncture for chronic headache reduce 62 percent more effective than drugs that are only capable of reducing up to 45 percent of head pain.
In addition acupuncture can also reduce the pain which is common after surgery in the head, neck cancer, pain during menstruation, pregnancy pain, pain in menopausal symptoms, also reduces the effects of chemotherapy such as nausea.
2. Improving Fertility
The goal of acupuncture is to improve the fertility of the first who sexually vitality in both men and women, who both are balance hormones in the body, and also to improve blood circulation in the uterus and surrounding area, also increases the production of eggs or sperm and the quality as well.
In the treatment of fertility problems, acupuncture can increase blood flow to the uterus, making the mouth of the uterus relax, and inhibit stress hormones that can interfere with the embryo becomes a fetus.
3. Smooth Skin
Part of the benefits of acupuncture is commonly termed for beauty aesthetic medical acupuncture. Stabbing in medical acupuncture points stimulates the nervous system, causing the local reaction (increased blood circulation, increase collagen production, etc.), the reaction through neural pathways and central nervous edge as well as the release of substances neurohumoral reaction.
4. Body slimming
With thrust needles in meridian which is connected with the thalamus, the desire to eat can be controlled. Meridian is a line or where the flow of chi or qi in the body.
This study shows that the thalamus and the hypothalamus is an important organ that regulates the rhythm of life. The role of the hypothalamus and thalamus to the limbic system is very important because they occupy very influential in regulating a variety of instincts, emotional control, psychological structure, and social life.
Cessation of Qi in the liver and excess heat energy in this organ leads to depression, irritability and irritable. Qi deficiency in the kidneys causes a person to become passionate, often weak, along with state ups and downs of weight loss on an irregular basis.
Therefore, acupuncture works to reduce effects of heat, moisture in the stomach and strengthen these organs. Also strengthens spleen, kidneys, liver and reduces the excess energy in those organs and regulate emotions and appetite.