We use a state-of-the-art computerized system to digitally image acupuncture meridians. This helps us determine physical problems. There are 12 main acupuncture meridians (channels of energy flow) in your body. These meridians are right-sided and left-sided, so there are actually a total of 24 meridians or channels of energy flow.
Acupuncture, frequently combined with herbal medicine, has been used for centuries to treat some but not all causes of infertility. For example, acupuncture and herbs will not work to address tubal adhesions which can occur as a result of pelvic inflammatory disease or endometriosis. However, in this situation, an individual could still benefit from acupuncture and herbs because of the potential effect of improved ovarian and follicular function.
I'm afraid of needles! What can I do?
Stress, depression, anxiety.
Stress is the number one cause of disease today. If you are under a lot of stress, it leads to a severe reduction in your immune system which, in turn, allows external pathogens to take over. Stress directly induces anxiety attacks, blues, depression, irritability, insomnia, hypertension, stroke, heart attacks, and irritable bowel syndrome, as well as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and many auto-immune diseases.
What's the answer?
Our staff has put together an easy to understand and follow core program that consists of 10 easy-to-follow behavior modification steps. No fancy diets - eat what you want!
Successful acupuncture treatment for weight loss vary with the skill of the doctor. Dr. Schwan incorporates the normal appetite suppression points but, as well, treats the entire body to address other factors such as stress, emotional imbalance, digestion, compulsive disorders, water balance, etc., that may be contributing to the weight problem.