Hi, I'm Rebecca. Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Mumtrepreneur, Founder and Owner of Dharma Health.
By now you should have received your free download Acupressure Point Selection Cheat Sheet for Headaches, if not it should be in your inbox soon. It will give you simple acupressure point combinations to reduce or even eliminate pain.
So what is the real cost of you just ignoring what your body is trying to tell you? Maybe you are just missing a day of work here and there. Maybe you are missing out on career advancement. Maybe you are missing out on quality time with your family and friends.
But what if it is something more serious? If you are suffering from headaches or migraines, your body is trying to tell you that something is not running right! This information is never intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment from your health care provider.
All on going headaches and migraines should be professionally investigated to rule out any serious conditions. Don't trust Doctor Google!
Why all the hype? Can Traditional Chinese Medicine really be that good? I don't know, do you think a fad could really withstand over 2000 years of clinical practice? Why would such an ancient art still be being practiced all over the world if people just didn't get results?
"If you listen when our body whispers, you never have to hear it scream" Chinese Proverb
Traditional Chinese Medicine takes an holistic approach to well being (meaning your body is one piece), it does not like to segment the body the way western medicine does. Thus creating results that western medicine can not explain or understand the mechanism of in their current model of investigation.
- George Bernard Shaw
Just simply tapping on certain acupuncture points can lower cortisol levels (stress hormone).
National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies have shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment alone or in combination with conventional therapies to treat the following: Nausea caused by surgical anesthesia and cancer chemotherapy, Dental pain after surgery, Addiction, Headaches, Menstrual cramps, Tennis elbow, Fibromyalgia, Myofascial pain, Osteoarthritis, Low back pain, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Asthma and it may also help with stroke rehabilitation.
The provable list is growing every day - Traditional Chinese Medicine is all about bring the body back into a state of balance, so really its not surprising just what it can do.
Johns Hopkins Medicine says that the following conditions that may benefit from acupuncture:
Digestive: Gastritis, Irritable bowel syndrome, Hepatitis, Hemorrhoids. Emotional: Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Nervousness, Neurosis. Gynecological: Menstrual pain, Infertility. Eye-Ear-Throat: Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Sore throat. Musculoskeletal: Arthritis, Back pain, Muscle cramping, Muscle pain and weakness, Neck pain, Sciatica. Neurological: Headaches, Migraines, Neurogenic bladder dysfunction, Parkinson's disease, Postoperative pain, Stroke. Respiratory: Allergic rhinitis, Sinusitis, Bronchitis. Miscellaneous: Irritable bladder, Prostatitis, Male infertility, Some forms of impotence & Addiction.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is a beautiful art that does not just include acupuncture. TCM involves all the the senses for diagnosis. Sight, smell, touch, sound and taste are all used as diagnostic tools by the practitioner for the patient's diagnosis. Practitioners may also look at the tongue, the pulse is taken and assessed in different ways. Treatment can include massage, moxibuston, cupping and herbs.
These symptoms do NOT HAVE to be endured - You do not have to suffer your way though life!
- Wayne Dyer
Keep one thing in mind: Traditional Chinese Medicine has been treating these issues for millennia. I first discovered how powerful TCM was when I was studying, I suffered greatly from period pain and accompanying symptoms. Chinese medicine was my solution.
Unlike western medicine, TCM looks at the body as a whole, "one piece", it does not segment it. And by treating the whole body, not just a symptom, miraculous things can start to happen. Its not uncommon for patients to report that all sorts of other things including mind and body begin to improve also.
Now is the time to see how Traditional Chinese Medicine can benefit you!
Studies demonstrate that acupuncture is an effective method for relieving migraines. Small clinical studies and large scale meta-analyses confirm the efficaciousness of acupuncture. Additional research demonstrates that acupuncture is an effective alternative to medications for the treatment of migraines with acupuncture demonstrating superior positive patient outcomes in both short and long-term results.
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of manual acupuncture as a prophylaxis for frequent migraine. Manual acupuncture was found to be an effective and safe treatment for short-term relief of frequent migraine in adults.
We evaluated whether acupuncture reduces the number of episodes of migraine. We looked at the number of people in whom the number of migraine days per month was reduced by half or more than half.
The available evidence suggests that a course of acupuncture consisting of at least six treatment sessions can be a valuable option for people with migraine.
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To investigate whether acupuncture is a) more effective than no prophylactic treatment/routine care only; b) more effective than 'sham' (placebo) acupuncture; and c) as effective as other interventions in reducing headache frequency in adults with episodic or chronic tension-type headache.
The available results suggest that acupuncture is effective for treating frequent episodic or chronic tension-type headaches.
Acupuncture works better than drugs like aspirin to reduce the severity and frequency of chronic headaches, U.S. researchers reported. This analysis reinforces that acupuncture also is a successful source of relief from chronic headaches.
I have been in the industry now for over 16 years. As far back as I can remember I have always been interested in the preservation of health and the planet. I just love what I do!
One of the many meanings of Dharma : "Life's Purpose" is what resonated most for me, from that Dharma Health was born.
Its just such an honor to serve, help people when they find themselves in their darkest moment, to be able to shine a light for them, and give them hope. I love empowering people to take back control of their lives.
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Still have questions? I have just the solution for you!
That's why I set aside just two hours a week to provide only four people, just like you, with an opportunity to get some clarity, and answers they need.
That's why I like to make myself available for a Complimentary 25min Discovery Phone Session ($55 Value) to address any questions, concerns or worries you may have.
It's not an offer that I make often.
It's not an offer that I am physically able to make often, so consultations are strictly limited.
But nothing makes me happier, than helping women just like you improve the quality of their life by becoming a step closer to being pain free. And, what I'm offering is the ideal first step.
So, click this link and get started before this opportunity gets lost in the hustle and bustle of life. I hope you will.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a time honoured practice over 5000 years in the making. Using a holistic healing approach it combines:
•Massage (Tui Na -Chinese remedial massage) •Herbal formulas
First a detailed history is taken, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture is a holistic therapy unlike western medicine we do not segment the body, it is taken as a whole, it is all connected, so some questions may seem strange at the time, but are used to help diagnose what is happening in your body. We also like to look at your tongue and take your pulse.
A treatment plan is then made and explained, then with your consent of the methods to be used, we take the first step to finding a better you.
Most times you will be given homework to help build momentum to get you better quicker.
It will depend on why you came in, what state your body is in when we start, and what you do to help yourself at home. We need to build healing momentum at the start so treatments would usually be twice a week, as you show improvement, treatments get further apart. The more homework you do, the quicker this happens.
Very fine sterile, stainless-steel, single-use disposable needles are used.
Acupuncture is the art and practice of inserting very fine hair-like sterile acupuncture needles into the skin to stimulate acupuncture points to create a therapeutic healing response. Acupuncture points are stimulated to encourage your body to come back to a place of balance, to help your body restore its health and prevent disease in the future.
Usually you will feel some pressure from the needle cover before the needle is inserted, insertion is most times painless! When the acupuncture point is stimulated it is common to feel a warm radiating sensation from the point.
Acupuncture can produce many responses it can be relaxing, calming, soothing, or invigorating.
Providing you have cover for extras, you will get a rebate on your private health.
In fact in most cases you will be able to claim on the spot and just pay the gap.
P.S. So what are you waiting for? What are you missing out on from not starting now? I would be honoured to help you start this new journey to a better quality of life! Lets start!
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