Anxiety and depression are one of a few most common problems found among people. These are serious health issues not only affecting the mental health, but also spiritual and physical health. Anxiety and depression were considered as mental disorders and was stigmatized in the society. Acupuncture is one of the drug-free, safe, natural and effective means to eliminate different types of diseases such as arthritis, Diabetes, cystitis, Atrial fibrillation, stroke, Raynaud’s, acid reflux, IBS, glaucoma, macular degeneration, insomnia, stress, migraine, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, neuropathy, allergies and impotence.
Acupuncture is in high demand among Delray Beach and Boca Raton residents looking for natural treatments for specific conditions as well as overall health and wellness. A large number of professionals including Western medicine doctors, chiropractors and Chinese medicine doctors are offering acupuncture in Delray Beach and Boca Raton which makes it difficult for people to choose the right acupuncturist for their needs. Here are some tips to help you decide.
Mr. Gary Snow is the meditation and acupressure coach in Boca Raton Acupuncture Clinic, serving Boca Raton, Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Parkland, Pompano Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington, Miami, Coconut Creek and Deerfield Beach. He loves to provide seniors free meditation and acupressure lessons. Mr. Gary Snow has been practicing meditation for many years, and he combined the meditation, acupuncture and acupressure points to heal his emotional trauma from losing his beloved wife. He will give you his personal experiences about how meditation, acupressure and acupuncture helped him reduce his anxiety and improve his macular degeneration and neuropathy. He would like to teach seniors how to exercise on concentrating the mind. He will also use his personal experiences to explain why you can combine acupressure and meditation to bring the energy flow to different body parts to improve your digestion, your vision and balance your immune function. He will explain what purpose really means in your life and the joy of simply being. And how you can have an attitude of gratitude. He will discuss the examples of inspiration and spiritual solutions and how to be more attentive and aware.
If a man is quite healthy, his testosterone will drop 1% to 2% each year after he passes age 40 . Diabetic patients lose their normal sexual function much faster than normal people, because their testicular function is compromised by inflammation of their blood vessels and nerves. Most diabetic patients or high blood pressure or high cholesterol patients can develop erectile dysfunction much earlier than normal people. If a man starts eating all processed food, loaded with salt, early in life, by the age of 30, the majority of his network will be damaged. Of course the body can regenerate new nerves and blood vessels, but the speed of regeneration starts slowing down after 25 years of age, especially if a man does not exercise or eat sufficient vegetables. Here is a good example how a 27 year old young man almost had to have a penis transplant.
The use of acupuncture as a viable form of therapy was not wholly embraced by the general public in the United States of America and by the medical profession. In 1972, after Nixon visited China, Acupuncture started drawing more attention to the public. Over the past 4-5 decades, it is now quite well known in the USA as well as other countries around the world. Today, there are clinics in the US that have been set up by well experienced and professional China-trained acupuncture experts. For example, there are acupuncture treatments in Boca Raton Cancer Centre. In West Palm Beach, Coconut Creek and Boynton Beach, there are more and more acupuncture clinics serving the retired people.
To reduce the eye pressure, eye dryness and relax the eye muscles in order to improve the vision, prevent glaucoma, slow down the macular degeneration and reduce the eye inflammation, Please press those points, please go to www.acupuncture.com to locate the points or come to Delray Community Wellness Center to listen to the seminar on Feb. 21 at 1pm. You can combine deep breathing and acupressure before you go to sleep, which can help you sleep deeper and balance your immune function.
- ST1: directly below the pupil of the eye, between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.
- ST3: directly below the pupil of the eye, at the level of the lower border of the ala nasi, on the lateral side of the nasolabial groove.
- UB2: on the medial end of the eyebrow.
- Yu Yao: on the midpoint of the eyebrow.
- Tai Yang: In the region of the temples, in the depression about one finger-breadth posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer corner of the eye.
- GB20: in the depression between the upper portion of m. sternocleidomastoideus and m. trapezius.
Acupressure points for Knee pain:
- SP10: on the medial aspect of the thigh, the point is 2 cun above the mediosuperior border of the patella.
- GB34: in the depression anterior and inferior to the head of the fibula.
- SP9: in the depression of the lower border of the medial condyle of the tibia.
- ST34: 2 cun above the patella
- GB33: in the depression anterior to the lateral epicondyle of the femur.
Dr. Li Zheng shares her expertise in the field of acupuncture and holistic health.
Increased pressure in the eyes can damage the optic nerve. Severe damage of the optic nerve results in loss of vision. If Glaucoma can be treated early, you can protect your vision.
Glaucoma can turn out to be a very serious issue if it is not treated on time. As people with glaucoma do not feel any pain and since there is no early indication, it can be very hard to detect. Regular eye check-up can help detect glaucoma at an early stage, thus preventing vision loss. In addition to relying on modern medicine for treating glaucoma, many people are using alternative form of treatment, such as acupuncture for treating glaucoma.
Li Zheng, Ph.D and licensed acupuncturist in Boca Raton will show you how to use acupressure and meditation to help you relive the pain, lose weight and make your skin look younger in her 15 min free consultation on Jan 4th.
Parkinson’s disease is caused by degeneration of the brain cells which use the neurotransmitter dopamine to smooth our movement, help our learning ability and influence our mood. Currently the medication L-dopa can help reduce the symptoms of Parkinson’s diseases such as tremor, rigidity, difficulty of walking and mood changes. But the medication cannot stop the degeneration of the nerve cells in the brain. When majority of the neurons lost function, the medication will not work anymore. Furthermore, the medication can have some side effect such as improper behavior. READ MORE »