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Acupuncture and Insomnia

How many of us awaken refreshed every morning after a night of sound sleep? We live during stressful times, and insomnia is a complaint frequently heard in the acupuncture clinic. Western medicine has very little to offer in the way of relief. Antidepressant medication is helpful in some cases, but generally, drug therapy causes drowsiness, …

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Acupuncture Microsystems & Reflections on the Holographic Body

“Fractality” and microsystems used in Acupuncture You have probably heard of fractals—geometric forms that defy our usual definition of shape and size—as a fractal shape possesses infinite detail which repeats itself at every size or scale of magnitude. The human body possesses fractality in its physical structure, movement, stages of development, and in the system …

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Do the Chinese get Back Pain?

I have studied and lived in China, and I can assure you that the Chinese do indeed suffer from back pain, just like Americans. Perhaps even more so, since their way of life often involves more physical exertion than we are used to. They have, however, evolved a very effective method for treating back ache, …

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Why Balance Promotes Healing

Balancing the body’s energy—we have all heard this phrase. This is essentially what acupuncture does, and it can have profound effects on our health and sense of well-being. In Oriental medicine, the concept of balance is fundamental to an understanding of health and disease. This is particularly the case with acupuncture, which concerns itself primarily …

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