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Acupuncture Danbury CT

Local resource for acupuncture in Danbury. Includes detailed information on local business that give access to acupuncture points, nausea reduction, pain relief, infertility treatment, disease prevention, general health promotion and more. Read on for more advice and content on alternative medicine and traditional Chinese medicine.

Christopher LaCava, M.S., L.Ac.
(203) 767-6567
35 East Main St.
Westport, CT
Business
Acupuncture Center of Westport
Specialties
Acupuncture, Nationally certified in Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation.
Doctor Information
Medical School: Tri-State College of Acupuncture,
Additional Information
Member Organizations: President of the Connecticut Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CSAOM), Acupuncture Society of New York (ASNY)


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Yan Xu
(203) 256-8999
325 Reef Rd
Fairfield, CT
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Kenneth R. Hoffman
(203) 740-9300
n/a
Brookfield, CT
Company
Sophia Natural Health Center
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Jo Anne Tenzer
(914) 673-3661
14 W Lake Blvd
Mahopac, NY
Company
Jo Anne Tenzer, MS, LAc
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Kristine DeMarco
(203) 333-6544
825 Kings Highway
Fairfield, CT
Company
Black Rock Holistic Health Center
Industry
Acupuncturist, Chiropractor
Specialties & Therapies
Therapies : Acupuncture, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Physical Manipulation

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Lisa Gengo, ND, PA
(914) 419-7585
5 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT
Specialties
Alternative Medicine, Cardiovascular, Chronic disease, Acupuncture, Detoxification
Doctor Information
Medical School: University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2003
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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De Ying Huang
(203) 748-8107
n/a
Danbury, CT
Company
Chinese Healing Arts Center
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Angelika Acupuncture
(203) 856-8309
9 Hollyhock Lane
Wilton, CT
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Anat Raz
(914) 244-0569
25 E Main St
Mount Kisco, NY
Company
Anat Raz
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Carol Ann O'Toole
(860) 868-3444
n/a
Washington Depot, CT
Company
The Healing Center
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Acupuncture - Meridians in Acupuncture

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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