Acupuncture Treatment – Acupuncture for Respiratory System


From ancient times, our gurus and sadhus have focused on the breath as the solution of all problems in the body. Breath is a way through which air enters in our body. This air reaches to each and every tissues of our body so if we will breathe fresh and clean air, we will be away from any type of medication and treatment. Due to the advancement of technology we cannot escape living in polluted environment. As a result of which we are facing lot many respiratory disorders everyday. The no. of asthmatic and allergic patients is increasing day by day.

There are many solutions for these disorders, most of them involving heavy medication. But besides medicines there are methods which do not include any drugs and are natural and safe. One of which is the acupuncture Burlington. Acupuncture treatment is a very ancient process which was practiced in china and other Asian countries. Acupuncture believes that a positive energy always flow through our body. This energy flows along the pathways in the body called as meridians. There are so many meridians in our body, each of which is specific to certain organs and affects it in positive or negative manner.

Acupuncture believes that any respiratory disorder is caused due to the disruptions in the energy pathways. This disruption is then mended by this process. The process of acupuncture is accomplished by inserting needles in the body parts. These needles are inserted into the specific acupuncture points lying on the meridians. These needles are kept inside the body for some time. During this you can feel numbness in limbs. During insertion a tingling sensation is observed. This remains for a small time only. After some time of insertion patient starts feeling comfortable and relaxation because needles entered inside starts their working. Their pinch stimulates muscle contraction and relaxation which then enhances blood circulation.

Acupuncture for the respiratory system has been proved to be very beneficial as it first finds out the root cause of the problem after that strategy is developed accordingly. This does not include any side effects of traditional medicines. Respiratory disorders treated by this treatment are:

-Asthma: this is an allergic response to certain allergens like pollens, dust, smell, etc. it can be of non allergic and chronic type also. Acupuncture causes glands secretion, balance of neurotransmission and sympathetic/parasympathetic nervous system, reduces allergic responses and thus repairing whole respiratory system. It finally reduces frequency and intensity of asthmatic attacks over a period of time.

-Pulmonary disease: treated by balancing respiratory process, increasing circulation and increasing vitality of the body. It strengthens the body immune system to prevent further attack of diseases.

-Bronchitis: it is caused due to injury of lung tissues. Although acupuncture cannot repair those tissues but it allows free air flow in the remaining tissue to keep them healthy. This should be repeated periodically for a long term benefit.

Besides these acupuncture has solution for sinusitis, common cold, emphysema, cough, shortness of breath etc.

Acupuncture is very safe and health care treatment, but it is very important that your acupuncturist is an experienced person. There are various cases reported where due to a lack of experience needles inserted have led to the lethal diseases in the patients. Therefore before moving to any acupuncturist, make sure about his authenticity and work experience. Acupuncturist should be an educated one especially about the human anatomy and physiology. The acupuncture treatment although famous, has not reached everywhere in this world, still there are countries who lack experienced professionals in this field. So be contended then step forward, after all this is the question of your health.


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