Complimentary Healing

Acupuncture, acupressure, bekam, chiropractor, guasa and other traditional methods in treating health ailments:

Rheumatoid Arthritis- food to avoid and healing with acupuncture

Rheumatoid arthritis

There is no known absolute cure for rheumatoid arthritis. If you see a doctor with regards to your condition, then you would be prescribed with NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) or steroids to manage the condition. Early detection of Rheumatoid Arthritis You should be on the alert if you start noticing that your finger joints (phalanges) start to [...]

Stroke: What to do after being discharged from hospital

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When a person suffers from stroke, the person needs immediate treatment at the hospital. However, what should one do upon discharge from hospital? Based on research done, it is very likely to get a second stroke after the first one. Both my dad and his elder brother had suffered from stroke.  The second stroke caused [...]

Can acupuncture cure bow legs or knocked knees?

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A person I know have both the condition of bow legs AND knocked knees. My mom herself have bow legs and I have knocked knees. Acupuncture is definitely going to help in pain management for both bow legs and knocked knees. But the treatment alone would not be able to correct the postural imbalance. If [...]

Pain management in elderly from falls- acupuncture is very effective

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With falls, the older person or elderly could experience moderate to severe pain that eventually ends up limiting the mobility. Eventually it would get too painful to move or walk and thus the person would avoid movement and walking. This would cause muscle dystrophy and stiffness. Gradually, the person would eventually require a walker, then a [...]

Black Face General Plant Herb for Detox

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My friend, a cancer survivor of more than 10 years introduced the benefits of a herb called the Black Face General to be used to detox. The plant is also known as 黑面将军 in Chinese and “pecah beling” in Malay language. Basically she mentioned that there are 2 types of the Black Face General herb- with [...]

Treatment for unexplained dizziness or vertigo in women

everything is spinning. unexplained vertigo/dizziness

Few months ago, my friend has to rush back from work to send her mother to the emergency room. Her mom had very bad case of dizziness and literally collapsed on the floor, with difficulty to get up. Update November 2018: I saw and spoke to my friend’s mom. She said she was taking Chinese [...]

Treatment after stroke for a chance of being able to walk again

Chiropractor treatment afterstroke

Years ago, when my neighbor’s family member got stroke, she immediately sent him for acupuncture treatment the moment he was discharged from hospital. One of my relatives also had stroke and would have been paralysed had not been the wife who diligently brought him to acupuncture treatment. My dad was not so fortunate. The first [...]

Why the pain got worse after traditional treatment/ chiropractor?

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For some people who have undergo traditional treatments such as chiropractor, acupuncture, acupressure, guasa or other forms of treatment, the pain may sometimes get worse. I remember after the first chiropractor treatment I have in my life (for my back pain), I initially lost appetite to eat. However, few days later, I woke up with [...]