“Traditional Chinese medicine concepts believe that a healthy body will naturally decelerate the progression of aging, both internally and externally,” says Ansgar Lee, licensed acupuncturist and founder of LES Acupuncture. “Each area of the face corresponds to different organs in our body, which gives us clues to tailor the treatment. For example, dark circles under the eyes can signify subpar functioning of the kidney and adrenal glands.”
Acupuncture is one of several popular alternative therapies tracing its roots to traditional medicine in China more than 5,000 years ago. Although the treatment is regarded as one of the most common and oldest worldwide, acupuncture only started to become recognized in the US after New York Times journalist James Reston wrote a feature on how his post-surgery pain was eased by doctors in China in 1971 using the procedure.
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Before we begin a discussion about the benefits of acupuncture, let’s talk about the origins of acupuncture.
It was first used in China over 2000 years ago, and is one of the oldest medical procedures in the world.
It is a family of procedures that stimulates the anatomy of the body and helps to balance the energy flow throughout the body.
Acupuncture is the basic foundation for Traditional Chinese Medicine and is based on the belief that there are two opposing and inseparable forces within our body. They are known as the Yin and Yang of the entire person. The Yin is representative of the cold, slow, or passive principle, and yang represents the hot, excited or active principle.