Community Acupuncture is modeled after the traditional way acupuncture is practiced in China where treatment is widely used, more frequent and affordable for everyone, and provided in a supportive community healing environment.
By treating the root causes that lead to weight gain, acupuncture can directly affect the balance in your body. Research shows acupuncture can affect the function of the nervous system, endocrine system, digestive system, food cravings and metabolism. That leads to more energy, better absorption of nutrients, the control of overeating, suppressed appetite and reduction of anxiety.
The principles of Oriental medicine state that your health is determined by the quality of Qi, or vital life energy, and your blood. When both are circulating as they should, your body is balanced, nourished, functioning properly and those things can all enhance fertility.
While western folk herbalism primarily treats diseases or symptoms, such as headaches, runny nose, menstrual pain, etc. Chinese herbal medicine, when practiced as part of TCM, is based on an individualized pattern diagnosis as well as a disease diagnosis.
Because TCM is a holistic medicine, healing focuses on balancing the qi of the internal organs by taking into account both physical and emotional symptoms. Children are usually more susceptible to getting sick, but are also quicker to heal. For most common pediatric complaints, healing can come through herbal medicine, dietary changes. The goal of all pediatric treatment is to restore balance and harmony to a child.