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Acupuncture Treatment

Abstract

An illness, according to the traditional view, is believed to lie in a disturbance of the vital energy Qi of organs and channels, that is, in a disharmony of Yin and Yang of the life forces. Therefore, the primary aim of the treatment is to balance Yin and Yang, thus harmonizing the flow of Qi. Much attention is devoted to the prophylaxis of illnesses. A harmonious way of life that strengthens the body and its resistance (Wei Qi) is recommended. This includes balanced nutrition, regular physical and breathing exercises (e.g., Qi Gong, later Tai Ji Quan), and psychic harmony in social life. A long life in harmony with the surrounding nature and society was aspired to.

Keywords

Trigeminal Neuralgia Acupuncture Treatment Distal Point Acupuncture Point Traditional Idea 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

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  • G. Stux

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