5 STAR REVIEW BY JASON I | DIAMOND BAR | CA | I had struggled with a bad case of Eczema, in which itchy red sores appeared all over my skin. After visiting five different doctors over the course of a year, I found that none of them could help me. I came to Agape Acupuncture on the suggestion of my pastor’s wife, whose friend had a good experience here. Within a few months, I could see dramatic improvement. I was able to go out and do things without feeling constant discomfort. I was able to wear clothes that previously were too harsh on my skin. Dr. Huang is likely the friendliest doctor I’ve ever met. In fact, the whole staff is very welcoming. I can easily recommend Agape Acupuncture.*
Natural Medicine is a time proven medical system, and is in fact, traditional medicine. With over 4000 years of history, use and research, more people have been treated by herbs and acupuncture than all systems of medicine combined. Our desire is to share Natural Medicine with you and to make a difference in your health and healing process. We offer gentle loving care to our patients and will do our best to serve your healthcare needs.
WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE?
Your health and well-being can be greatly improved through the proper administration of medical acupuncture, for it is a safe and effective method of treatment for many common ailments. Acupuncture encourages the body to promote natural healing and improve functioning. This is done by inserting very thin needles and applying heat or electrical stimulation at precise acupuncture points.
Acupuncture is safe, because no drugs or hazardous equipment, such as x-rays, are used. There are no irreversible procedures, such as surgical operations, performed. There is not even a hypodermic needle involved. Acupuncture promotes health and well-being, prevents certain illnesses, and treats a wide spectrum of health problems. The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture states the following:
HOW DOES ACUPUNCTURE WORK?
The Medical Chinese Classics' explanation is that channels of energy run in regular patterns through the body and over its surface. These energy channels, called meridians, are like rivers flowing through the body to irrigate and nourish the tissues. An obstruction in the movement of these energy rivers is like a dam that backs up the flow in one part of the body and restricts it in others.
The meridians are influenced by needling the acupuncture points. The acupuncture needles unblock the obstruction at the dams, and reestablish the regular flow through the meridians. Acupuncture treatments can therefore help the body's internal organs to correct imbalances in their digestion, absorption, and energy production activities. Acupuncture can also help in the circulation of energy through the meridians.
The modern scientific explanation is that needling the acupuncture points stimulates the nervous system to release chemicals in the muscles, spinal cord, and brain. These chemicals will either change the experience of pain, or they will trigger the release of other chemicals and hormones which influence the body's own internal regulating system.
The improved energy and biochemical balance produced by acupuncture results in stimulation of the body's own natural healing abilities, and in promoting physical and emotional well-being.
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We are 4th Generation in Natural Medicine with treatment methods from the Emperor’s Royal Physician of the Qin Dynasty
Clinical Experience and Great Results With Gentle Loving Care
Our family has been serving patients in California for over 35 years and in the United States of America since 1980.
Natural Medicine is the longest researched and most used medical system. It has over 4000 years of history and more people have been treated with acupuncture and herbs than ALL systems of medicine combined.
Not only is acupuncture is safe and effective for the treatment of pain and recovery from injuries, it is also helpful in treating many different kinds of diseases.
Acupuncture is FDA approved and our clinic is MD recommended.
THE BENEFITS OF ACUPUNCTURE
The most important historical effects that acupuncture has been noted for is in the regulation of the functions and of normalization. It increases the resistance of the body by enhancing the capabilities of the body. Acupuncture has such a powerful pain killing effect that it is now used in surgical operations as the only anesthetic. Already more than two million surgical operations have been performed with acupuncture as the only anesthetic.
Acupuncture normalizes the functions of the body. For example, constipation and diarrhea are two extremities of abnormal bowel movement. The normalizing effect of acupuncture can be observed as fine needles are placed in exactly the same locations for either conditions. This cannot happen with Western medicine because diarrhea can never be treated with laxatives. This effect of acupuncture indicates that it is a natural way of healing the illness by working with the body rather than on the body. With acupuncture, the patient will not have to learn to live with an ailment. Many patients have been told to see a psychiatrist because no physiological disorder can be found or treated by known methods, even though the patient fervently attests that he/she is in tremendous pain or discomfort. Sometimes they are simply told to learn to live with it. Something can be done and has been done, because acupuncture has helped in cases where other methods of treatment have failed. Acupuncture treats the causes as well as the symptoms of an illness. You don't have to just live with it anymore.
WHAT ARE THE ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLES LIKE?
Acupuncture has an amazing history that has made it the world's oldest contemporary medicine. People experience acupuncture needles differently. Some patients feel no pain at all when the needles are inserted, and some patients experience minimal pressure. Once the needles are in place, there is no pain felt. Acupuncture needles are very thin and solid, and are made from stainless steel. The point of the needle is smooth (Acupuncture needles are smooth, not hollow like hypodermic needles. Hollow needles increases the risk of skin bruising and skin irritation.), and insertion through the skin is not as painful as injections or blood sampling.
THE HISTORY OF ACUPUNCTURE
Acupuncture has an amazing history that has made it the world's oldest contemporary medical system. "More people have been treated by acupuncture than by all other systems of medicine combined." (According to Dr. David Brestler, director of UCLA's Pain Center.)
The science and art of acupuncture is a 5000 year old healing method. It has a long history and development, and it was practiced in China 3000 years before Christ. The term itself was derived by the 15th century Jesuit Missionaries in China from the Latin words "acus" meaning needle and "puncture" meaning puncture. Acupuncture was developed by clinical research in acupuncture physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology. In other words, it is a coming together of modern international medical science with classical acupuncture medicine.
In March of 1996, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States of America approved acupuncture as a medical treatment method. Because of this great demand and scientific research, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) incorporated acupuncture into mainstream medicine in April, 1997. In July of 1997, Senate Bill 212 was signed into law, which indefinitely include acupuncturists in the definition of "physician" for the treatment of injured employees entitled to worker's compensation medical benefits. SB 212 will ensure that patients have the freedom to choose treatment from a healthcare provider that is most appropriate to their needs. In November, 1997, the American Health Counsel publicly claimed acupuncture to be good for the treatment of pains, nausea, asthma, and arthritis. Acupuncture has proven to be an effective treatment and a valuable medicine.
AUTO-IMMUNE: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Raynaud’s Phenomenon, Psoriatic Arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, Psoriasis, SLE Graves’ Disease, Lupus
DIGESTIVE DISORDERS: GERD, Constipation, Stomach Pain, Hemorrhoids, Chronic Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, IBS, Gastritis Crohn’s Disease, Bloody Stools, Colitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Dysentery
IMMUNE DISEASES: Allergies, Asthma, Bacterial Infections, Sinusitis Bronchitis, Viral Infections, Bladder & UTI Infections, Inflammation, Swelling, Viral Infections, Fungal Infections
MOOD DISORDERS: Stress, Panic Attack, Panic Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Fear, Moodiness, Mood Swings
REPRODUCTIVE: Infertility, ED Male System Care, Miscarriage, Tumors & Cysts, Hormonal Imbalance, PCOS, Hot Flashes, Natural Pregnancy, Sterility, PMS, Endometriosis, Female System, Menopause
SKIN CONDITIONS: Eczema, Insect Bites, Psoriasis, Inflammation, Irritated Skin, Itchy Skin, Acne & Blemished Skin, Sagging Skin, Dermatitis, Natural Face Lift, Wrinkles, Hives (Urticaria)
DIFFICULT DISEASES: Liver Diseases, Liver Fibrosis, Neuropathy, Hypertension (HBP), Thyroid Disorders, Hepatitis, High Cholesterol Diabetes, Hypoglycemia Phlebitis, Thrombosis, Hyper/Hypothyroidism, Cirrhosis, Neuralgia, Severe Pain, Chronic Pain
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