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Acupuncture Amesbury MA

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Amanda Tracy
(978) 327-5960
790 Turnpike St. Ste.300
North Andover, MA

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(603) 610-7778
155 Borthwick Avenue #102
Portsmouth, NH
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Mind-Body Medicine of Andover
(978) 470-0240
16 Haverhill Street, 2nd Floor
Andover, MA
Stress Management, Other, Neurofeedback, Mind/Body Medicine, Biofeedback, Acupuncture
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Daniel Eyink , MD, DABMA
(978) 462-0023
171 High St
Newburyport, MA
Internal Medicine, Medical Acupuncture

Scott Cormier
127 Water Street
Exeter, NH
Feng Xiao
(603) 320-5271
51 Main St. Suite 6
Salem, NH
Gentle Accupuncture

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Barry Gendron
(603) 431-5529
875 Greenland Rd # C4
Portsmouth, NH
Medical School: Univ Of New England, Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
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Hospital: Portsmouth Regional
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Paulina Watson
30 Market Street
Newburyport, MA
Louis Bornstein
69 Drinkwater Road
Hampton Falls, NH
Susan Kane
(978) 372-4771
51 Edgehill Rd
Haverhill, MA
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Acupuncture - Meridians in Acupuncture


Channels or Meridians in Acupuncture - The invisible Pathways of Qi

Chinese use the term "jing luo" which means, channels, conduit, meridian etc. According to acupuncture, these are the invisible channels through which qi circulates throughout the body. The acupuncture points (or holes as the Chinese term xue is more aptly translated means) are the locations where the qi of the channels rises close to the surface of the body. There are 12 main meridians, six of which are yin and six are yang and numerous minor ones, which form a network of energy channels throughout the body.

In acupuncture, each meridian is related to, and named after, an organ or function, the main ones are: the lung, kidney, gallbladder, stomach, spleen, heart, small intestine, large intestine, gall bladder, urinary bladder, san jiao (three heater) and pericardium (heart protector/ or circulation sex meridian).

There are also 8 extraordinary channels in acupuncture that are considered to be reservoirs supplying qi and blood to the twelve regular channels. These are believed to have a strong connection to the kidney. The meridians are shown in the figures.

Location of the meridians and acupoints (acupuncture points) in the body.

Dotted along these meridians are more than 400 acupuncture points, classified by WHO. (There may be as many as 2000 points in use for different treatments.) These are listed by name, number and the meridian to which they belong.

When Chi flows freely through the meridians, the body is balanced and healthy, but if the energy becomes blocked, stagnated or weakened, it can result in physical, mental or emotional ill health. An imbalance in a person's body can result from inappropriate emotional responses such as: excess anger, over-excitement, self-pity, deep grief and fear. Environmental factors such as cold, damp/hu...

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