Can Acupuncture Help With Chronic Kidney Disease2013-10-22 11:23
Acupuncture originates from China that has been practiced for thousands of years. It involves the penetration of very thin needles through the skin at specific points on the body. WHO announced that acupuncture really has effects on some diseases. Then can acupuncture help with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)?
What is acupuncture?
Traditional Chinese medicine doctors believe that all illnesses are a result of the natural flow of energy through the body becoming stuck, depleted or weakened and thus making the individual susceptible to illness. Acupuncture works directly with the body's energy or qi. It benefits the rebalance of qi through treatment of specific acupoints related to symptoms or illness present.
Benefits of acupuncture for Chronic Kidney Disease
First, acupuncture is helpful for dredging meridian and promoting blood circulation so as to increase blood flow and supply to the kidneys. Inadequate blood flow to the kidney will cause renal ischemia and hypoxia which can cause damages, even necrosis of kidney cells. Acupuncture can greatly change this condition and preventing further damages to the kidney cells.
Second, acupuncture can regulate endocrine disorders and accelerates metabolism so as to remove the excess waste which is accumulating in the body, resulting in the alleviation of illness condition, such as edema. And patients will feel more energic after acupuncture.
Third, high blood pressure is a common symptom of CKD. Acupuncture can help control it, because there are certain acupuncture points that can help control and stabilize blood pressure.
Fourth, acupuncture benefits the strengthening of the immune system function. An improved immune system can help patients fight with CKD.
The other benefits of acupuncture are:
· When performed correctly it is safe
· There are very few side effects
· It is a very effective combination treatment
· It is a useful alternative for patients who do not want to take bitter medicine.
· It costs little.
Even though acupuncture has so many advantages, its effect is limited. If it is used together with Micro-Chinese medicine, it will play a better role in treating CKD. Clinical practices have proved that this kind of therapy is very convenient and effective.
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