What is Auricular Acupuncture?
Auricular acupuncture – which is also called ear acupuncture comes from the principles of Traditional Chinese medicine ( TCM ) The many acupuncture points on the ear help regulate various functions and organs of the body. In TCM specific ear acu-points are used for sedation, pain relief, clearing the heart and relaxing the mind.
Adopting a heart healthy lifestyle
By Integrating acupuncture into your health routine, you can reduce your risk for heart disease . Steps to prevent heart disease include quitting smoking, managing high blood pressure, maintaining a healthy weight, reducing stress, and keeping a balanced sleep pattern. Auricular acupuncture can help with these goals.
In addition to improving general well-being, auricular acupuncture has been used successfully for many years to treat a wide range of health conditions and ailments such as addiction, withdrawal symptoms, stress, anxiety and mood swings.
The benefits of receiving auricular acupuncture for general heart health include that it:
- Helps with smoking cessation
- Lowers Blood pressure
- Combats weight gain by suppressing appetite
- Manages stress and anxiety
- Improves sleep
- Helps balance hormones
To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life. – William Londen