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  • Trade Of Tea From China
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    Three Contributions Of Chinese Immigrants The Chinese started immigrating to the United States in 1849. They left China in search of a better life. Life in China in the 1800's was very hard. There wasn't enough food, money and the cities were overpopulated. They heard about the United States and believed there was an opportunity to start over again. They hoped to find jobs on the railroad or to strike gold. When they arrived in the United States, life was difficult. Laws were made which discrimi...
  • Use Of Acupuncture
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    Acupuncture, Qigong, and "Chinese Medicine" Stephen Barrett, M.D. "Chinese medicine", often called "Oriental medicine" or "traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)", encompasses a vast array of folk medical practices based on mysticism. It holds that the body's vital energy (chi or qi) circulates through 14 channels, called meridians, that have branches connected to bodily organs and functions. Illness is attributed to imbalance or interruption of chi... Ancient practices such as acupuncture and Qigon...
  • Stimulation Of Acupuncture Needles
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    Acupuncture A Chinese medical technique; acupuncture is a medicine originating in the orient over four-thousand years ago. Used primarily for pain relief, but also in curing disease and general health improvement. Oriental Medicine views (illness and pain) as an imbalance of one's energy. With Acupuncture the energetic balance can be restored, thus helping the body to rid itself of disease. Often illnesses can be diagnosed and treated at an early stage. Acupuncture consists of inserting hair thi...
  • Pain In Acupuncture
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    Acupuncture Acupuncture is a Chinese medical practice that treats illness and provides local anesthesia by the insertion of needles at predetermined sites of the body. Acupuncture may also follow many other forms. The word acupuncture comes from the Latin word ac us, meaning needle, and pung ere, meaning puncture. The Chinese call acupuncture Chen Chiu. On doing my research over acupuncture I used many different sources. I got most of my information from the Internet. I discovered a large acupun...
  • As Nine Types Of Acupuncture Needles
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    Acupuncture The Chinese healing art of acupuncture is one that can be dated back at least two thousand years. Some authorities maintain that acupuncture has been practiced in China for even four thousand years. Though its exact age is vague, what is certain is that up until the recent twentieth century, much of the population of the world was uninformed about acupuncture, its origins, and its capacity to promote and maintain good health. Even today in relatively 'advanced' nations such as the Un...
  • Acupuncture Needles
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    What is Acupuncture Acupuncture is one component of a health system called Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM. TCM is a complete system for the treatment of health disorders. It is not limited to any particular disorder, and can be used to treat almost anything, supposedly. Acupuncture is recognized world-wide for its ability to effectively treat a wide variety of disorders naturally, without the use of harmful drugs or surgery, and with virtually no side effects. Acupuncture stimulates the bo...
  • Use Of Acupuncture
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    Acupuncture: Chinese Medicine As with all things we know little about there is quite a bit of mystery surrounding acupuncture. The part people see the most is a person with needles sticking out of their flesh. Understandably being wary of sharp pointed objects being wielded by a complete stranger, this is often an obstacle that needs to be over come. The best way to do this is by becoming educated about how acupuncture is performed, where it came from, what it does, some of the benefits vs. the ...
  • Body's Qi
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    Acupuncture Many people experience headaches, migraines, back spasms, backaches, and sore muscles. Often times these potentially serious problems were probably treated with Tylenol, a doctor's visit, or a trip to the chiropractor, but how many of them considered acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese treatment used as an anesthetic to relax and relieve a person's pain. With very fine metal needles, a healer inserts the needles into specially designated channels on the body and manipulate...
  • Used Needles
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    Mr. CattuciAccupuncture Carlos Valdez Mr. Catt uci Acupuncture Acupuncture is a system of therapy involving the needling of precisely specified points on the surface of the body. This is in accordance with a coherent physiology derived from the philosophical concepts of humans and their relationships with the natural environment. It was first developed during the Chou dynasty (1030 BC to 221 BC) of Chinese history. Acupuncture in particular, is the concept of energy. This energy, which seems to ...
  • Stimulation Of The Specific Acupuncture Points
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    Acupuncture As An Alternative Medicine In The Acupuncture As An Alternative Medicine In The Western Culture Debora Cytrynowicz Acupuncture as an Alternative Medicine (in the Western Culture) Alternative medicine is a very general term whose definition can be very controversial. Basically, it is many holistic techniques for preventing and treating illnesses. Acupuncture, and many other therapies, have long been a part of Asian cultures and have recently been integrated into the Western culture. S...
  • Long Acupuncture Alternative Medicine
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    Alternative medicine, long Acupuncture Acupuncture Alternative medicine, long dismissed by mainstream doctors, is getting a second look as many people in the United States have turned to acupuncture to treat a variety of problems. Proponents of acupuncture have accumulated many statistics and surveys in favor of this ancient method. Even though, many medical professionals still question its validity due to the discovery of adverse effects of acupuncture and problems in researching alternative me...

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