Q:  What is acupuncture?


"Healthweek"studies show that among 300 cases treated with facial acupuncture,90% had marked beneficial results with only one course of treatment(international Journal of Clinical Acupuncture,1996)。Acupuncture for facial beauty is a wonderful ,holistic ,alternative approach to fighting the aging process. To keep your skin looking beautiful, wrinkle free, youthful and smooth on the outside, you must work on the inside of your body as well. Specific areas of the face indicate internal health, because the face is connected to your internal organs, ans as Qi(vital energy) moves and circulates, it strengthens the functioning of organs connected to that area,Beautiful skin begins with good Qi, and blood circulation.Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture (a.k.a. "Acupuncture facelift")is becoming a more popular,non-surgical method for those who want not only to maintain beauty, radiance and vitality in the face, but also improve their overall health and well being. Acupuncture facelifts have even been features in main-stream media, such as on ABC Television"Good Morning America"and Public Broadcasting System.


Q:  Does facial rejuvenation work?  How it works?


Q:  How Acupuncture works on Fertility/Menopause


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Q:  Does acupuncture hurt?

Q:  How many treatments will I need?

Q:  How Acupuncture works on Stress Anxiety &Depression?

Feelings of stress,anxiety and depression are a healthy response to events in our lives.  When we are healthy and the stress is short-lived, we are usually able to recover. However, when the stress is extreme, or if it lasts a long time, the constant state of stress takes its toll on our emotional health and ultimately,our physical health. Qi ,the vital substance of life that energizes the body and its functions,stagnates causing tension and pain, Cortisol, the body 's stress hormone elevates,blood pressure increases, and our immune function is suppressed. Over time ,these symptoms become worse and can develop into anxiety,depression,fatigue,digestive problems,and tension headaches.In Chinese medicine, stress ,anxiety,depression or any strong emotion interreupts the smooth flow of Qi throughout the body. Stress,anger or any intense emotion acts like a traffic jam, blocking the free flow of energy throughtout the body thus causing pain. This is because stress is causing tension in those areas,constraining the flow of energy,which in turn causes pain ,tightness and often leading to headaches. Stress may affect many other parts of the body, most notably digestion, the ability to sleep,apin conditions, and blood pressure. Stress can also aggravate an already troublesome health conditon

Many women are able to become pregnant easily. For other couples, having a baby may be more difficult and therefore frustrating.  For those who are having difficulty, it is ideal to optimize the likelihood of a pregnancy by informed healthy, fertile choices.  In order to increase chances of getting pregant, one needs to creat an ideal environment for an embryo to emplant and develop.  Acupuncture and Chinese herbs have a long history of aiding fertility in many ways.  Benifits of a cupuncture include : regulation of menstrual cycle; invigorate sperm and enhancessment of a man's sperm count and motility;enhancement of general health; reduction of stress; control of anxiety; enhancement of sleep and increase of energy level; balance of endocrine system; improvement of blood flow in pelvic cavity; increase of the chance of pregnancy for women undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF).  The main goal of Chinese medicine is to keep the body in balance or to restore balance.  This is one reason why Acupuncture and Chinese herbs is so effective with fertility which depends on a balance body.


Depending upon the duration, severity, sensitivity to the treatments and nature of each individual’s complaints. Generally from four to eight treatments are required for the majority of chronic ailments. Many acute conditions may only require a single treatment and some degenerative conditions may require over ten treatments.


Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine needles into the body at specific points. These points are called acupoints. They are distributed all over the body where the meridians come to the surface of the skin. Stimulating the points with the needles (sometimes in conjunction with electrical stimulus or burning specific herbs is called Moxibustion) influences and regulates physiological functions of the body.


If the correct stimulus of the needles has been obtained, the patients should feel no pain but some heaviness, distention, tingling, or electric sensation either around needle or traveling up or down the affected energy pathway or meridian. Some people categorize those sensations as a type of pain, especially those who have never experienced these kinds of sensations. In most cases, patients feel nothing uncomfortable. A lot of patients even feel very relaxed. Some of them take naps during needle retaining.