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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Helps You Live a More Comfortable Life with Acupuncture and Various Natural Herbs

Expensive tests and equipment are not used in TCM for diagnostic purposes. In TCM, every symptom is taken seriously. It is crucial for patients to tell the doctor every symptom they have, no matter how strange or minor they may seem. The accuracy of a diagnosis depends on this. The underlying cause of the symptoms is treated as early as possible to prevent diseases from occurring.

TCM effectively treats the root cause of health problems from pain to internal illness. TCM corrects the cause of symptoms, not the symptoms or named disease. Our goal is to get rid of the symptoms while correcting the cause of the problem. Therefore, no matter what you have been diagnosed with we will need to know how you feel and what symptoms you are experiencing.

The length of treatment depends on the nature, severity and history of each person's health problems, as well as the general health of an individual. Other factors are the patient's attitude, diet and lifestyle. Usually one or two treatments per week are necessary to begin with. Many conditions can be alleviated very rapidly with acupuncture and herbs. Even though your symptoms may begin to disappear, this is not the time to stop the treatment. You may need one or two additional treatments to support your improvement.

Not everyone can reach complete correction. Sometimes a person's problem has reached a point that complete correction is impossible. For the latter case we will work to bring your health up to its greatest potential.

The body takes longer to heal than the symptoms last. Correcting the cause of the problem varies in its length or time but is more lasting. Continuing care encourages your body to heal completely and faster than on-again, off-again treatments. Without continued care, your organs and Qi (energy force running through the meridians) will return to their unhealthy state. Once balance has been reestablished it is beneficial to return for monthly or a seasonal check-up to maintain your health.