Proper nutrition in the form of lifestyle diet habits are key to promoting well-being and for treating disharmonies in the body.
Dietary therapy is often quite effective at treating common pathologies based on an Oriental Medicine diagnosis like qi deficiency or blood deficiency, but sometimes dietary therapy alone may not be enough. This is often seen in diagnoses like qi stagnation or blood stasis. Dietary therapy can, however, be an excellent supplemental therapy used in conjunction with other Oriental Medicine modalities like acupuncture and herbal prescriptions. The dietary principles discussed here can be applied to any type of cuisine worldwide.
When one considers all the stresses that come from living in a busy sprawling city like Houston, it is no wonder that many Houstonians suffer from migraines or are prone to migraines.
Here at ACU4U, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Clinic, we are preventing and treating migraines through acupuncture. Our impressive patients’ success stories and reviews are are backed up by these clinical trials that demonstrated the effectiveness of acupuncture as a prophylaxis, or preventative treatment, of migraine.
Many years back, I remember there were articles claiming Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) were nothing but scams, or claiming that TCM was not scientific or worthy to pay attention to. These are misunderstandings.
Acupuncture has been around for more than 5000 years. It is a common alternative practiced in China and Asian countries. Recently, it has become more accepted in the Western states. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) has recognized acupuncture as an effective alternative treatment for various conditions.