What are the benefits of acupuncture?
Modern research has demonstrated acupuncture’s effects on the nervous system, endocrine and immune systems, cardiovascular system, and digestive system. By stimulating the body’s various systems, acupuncture can help to resolve pain, and improve sleep, digestive function, and sense of well-being.
What are the most common ailments treated by acupuncture?
Acupuncture is used mainly to relieve discomfort associated with a variety of diseases and conditions, including:
- Headaches, including tension headaches and migraines.
- Labor pain.
- Lower back pain.
- Neck pain.
- Menstrual cramps.
- Respiratory disorders, such as allergic rhinitis.
- Tennis elbow.
Do Chinese herbs really work?
Critics argue that there is no physiological evidence that qi or meridians exist, and scant evidence that TCM works. There have been just a handful of cases in which Chinese herbal treatments have proved effective in randomized controlled clinical trials.
Is MSOM a doctor?
Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM)/Doctor of Acupuncture with Specialization in Herbal Medicine (DAcHM)
What emotions are associated with the liver?
Liver. Digestion and the processing of nutrients are primary functions of this vital organ. 5 In TCM, the liver is associated with anger, depression, and the below physical symptoms: Emotions: Anger, resentment, frustration, irritability, bitterness, and “flying off the handle”
What does MSOM stand for?
|Management Science and Operations Management (business)
|Master of Science, Oriental Medicine
|Member of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine (UK)
|Master of Science, Organizational Management
What is LAc after a name?
A Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc) who has obtained a graduate education from an ACAOM-accredited college and has passed the national certification exams administered by the NCCAOM receives approximately 80% of their education exclusively in this field and has had extensive clinical training averaging 3-4 years.