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Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia

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Statement of the Problem: Insomnia is a sleep disorder that regularly affects millions of people worldwide. Individuals with insomnia find it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep. It commonly leads to daytime sleepiness, lethargy, mood swings, anxiety, stress and a general feeling of being unwell, both mentally and physically. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the results of a treatment using auricular acupuncture associated with Chinese dietary counselling. A second goal is to demonstrate why erroneous eating habits, specifically during dinner, can be one of the causes of insomnia. Methodology & Theoretical Orientation: To prove that insomnia can be treated with auricular acupuncture and Chinese dietary counselling, a retrospective research of over 1500 patients’ records was done. 55 (3.66%) of these patients were selected based on having insomnia diagnosis in their records and had performed previous treatment with auricular acupuncture associated with Chinese dietary counselling. Findings: Of the total amount, 30 (83.33%) considered their insomnia as a main symptom which affected their lives daily.After the first month of treatment (four sessions), more than 80% of the patients felt improvement of their insomnia symptom. Conclusion & Significance: The majority of patients who had undergone auricular acupuncture associated with Chinese dietary counselling for the treatment of insomnia had been completely cured or had significant improvement. The study also concluded that patients who not compromised with the dietary changes did not achieve the same positive results as those who agreed with them.
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Introduction
Insomnia is a widespread problem around the world.
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Archives of Neurology and Neuro Disorders
ISSN: 2638-504X
Volume 3, Issue 1, 2020, PP: 01-11
Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling
in the Treatment of Insomnia
Huang, W. L.
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weilingmg@gmail.com
*Corresponding Author: Huang Wei Ling, MD, Rua Homero Pacheco Alves, 1929, Franca, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Abstract
Statement of the Problem: Insomnia is a sleep disorder that regularly affects millions of people worldwide.
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lethargy, mood swings, anxiety, stress and a general feeling of being unwell, both mentally and physically.
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the results of a treatment using auricular acupuncture associated
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during dinner, can be one of the causes of insomnia.
Methodology & Theoretical Orientation: To prove that insomnia can be treated with auricular acupuncture
and Chinese dietary counselling, a retrospective research of over 1500 patients’ records was done. 55 (3.66%)
of these patients were selected based on having insomnia diagnosis in their records and had performed previous
treatment with auricular acupuncture associated with Chinese dietary counselling.
Findings: Of the total amount, 30 (83.33%) considered their insomnia as a main symptom which affected their
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their insomnia symptom.
Conclusion & Significance: The majority of patients who had undergone auricular acupuncture associated
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improvement. The study also concluded that patients who not compromised with the dietary changes did not
achieve the same positive results as those who agreed with them.
Keywords: Insomnia, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Auricular Acupuncture, Chinese Nutritional Therapy.
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       
       
       
        
      
 
       
    
      

Yang
and the treatment was started for treating this
   
      

        

        
     
      


 


    
       



Purpose
         
      
     
 

      
      
      

Methods
      

      
treatme    
 


as methods for insomnia treatment.
       
     

      
      
       




    


    
loodletting.
Results

       


          

     

       
        



Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia
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      
       

related to the sleeping pills. It is possible to see in

        
       

Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia
Table 1. Insomnia Improvement Self-evaluation by Number of Sessions
   # sessions
 
 
 
 
  
 
       



Fig 1. Hospitalization of Insomnia Patient’s before Auricular Acupuncture Treatment

Fig 2. Patients with Previous Treatment Before Auricular Acupuncture Treatment
Fig 3. Insomnia Patients’ evaluation of Acupuncture Treatment
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Discussion
Western Perspective
        
relation with the alarming insomnia numbers. Sleep

         
      

     
    
       


      


      
tial.
       

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     
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
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        
     
     
      
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       
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

        
        
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   
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        
      
    
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      
   
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      
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       
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        
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       
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The Tree Metaphor
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Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia
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        
       
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Fig 4. How Patients Evaluated their Auricular Acupuncture Treatment as a Cure for their Insomnia.
Archives of Neurology and Neuro Disorders V3 . I1 . 2020 5
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        
 
        
      

         





Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia
Fig 5. Schematic Drawing of the Views of Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine
          
         
 Yin
and Yang

that.
Yin, Yang, Qi and Blood
       
pe
   
e
      Qi
 Yin and Yang

 Qi

Yin and Yang     
      
  Qi is ruled
 Yin and Yang     

 Yin  Yang
      


       
 Yin
is in
 Yang   
opposite is true.
Fig 6. Yin and Yang
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The Yin and Yang Cycle of Sleep
          Yin
and Yang  YinYang Yin
 Yang


 Yin Yang Yin
 Yang
 Yang
 Yang within Yin
 Yin
 Yin
 Yin Yang
  

       
     Yin and Yang 
 Yin and Yang
   
 Yang is
depleting and Yin
 Yin is depleting and Yang

Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia
   Yin, Yang, Qi    
       
        
 Yin,
Yang, Qi 
       

      
        


 
       



  

Fig 7. Yin, Yang, Qi and Blood Schematic Relationship
Fig 8. Yin Yang Cycle
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 Qi
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   
      
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     
         
       
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        
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          
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       
  
      
         
         
        
   
     
        
        
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      
        
       Qi
         
the spirit as an integral part of our health and our
  
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         
         
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      
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       
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of Qi
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Diagnosis of Energy Imbalances
      
       
     
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of Yang Yin    
       
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 Yin

  
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     
      
 
      
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Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia
Archives of Neurology and Neuro Disorders V3 . I1 . 2020
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Chinese Nutritional Therapy
       

         
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       
       
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

    
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        
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          
     
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     
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          
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      
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
      Yin





   
        



         
      
 Yang
 Yin and Yang 


       
         

Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia
Table 2. How to Diagnose Yin, Yang, Qi, Blood and Heat Retention Imbalances?
Question Does the



Does the


sweating

Does the patient




Does the
patient feel
hot in the






Meaning 





 Qi


is a sign of Yang


a sign of Yin


Heat retention.


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


it has Yang
Yin and Yang
        Yin and Yang


 Yang Yin


   



Auricular Acupuncture
     
       
   
      
    
       
        



       
      
         
      
    
Yin Yang Qi
   Yin-Yang    
 Qi


to the treatment of Heat retention. If a patient does not

       
       


Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia
Fig 9. Auricular Acupuncture points
Arndt-Schultz’s Law
       
        


          

      


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
     
       
      
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     
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
  
      


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Conclusion
       
     
         
       
     
     

 Yin and Yang 
        
  

References
  
      

     

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
   
  
     


    
rio
     
     
    Department
     


   

     
  

       
     
   

Sh
anshan Li  Yin Xuan Yin 
ogo and Shifen
Xu      
      
s
     doi: 


      
      



 onHua Li 
Liu     
    
      

Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia


      
       



   
      
      
   
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    
    


     
    
   
ns.
     




   
      

      

     


  

     
        
         
       
     


     




     
of

Hua
     



     
   

 Yang
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    
nd

     
 Yin and Yang

on



      
   



St
     



    
   
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Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia
Citation: Huang, W. L. Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia.
Archives of Neurology and Neuro Disorders. 2020; 3(1): 01-11.
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... The lack of understanding of how the use of medications could induce sleep disorders by Western medicine, is maintaining the use of this kind of medication to this kind of symptoms. According to traditional Chinese medicine, sleep disorders can be caused by many energy imbalances and each patient should be evaluated individually because the cause of each patient could be different and needs to be treated according to their energy disturbances, as the author demonstrated in the article written by the author (2020) entitled Auricular Acupuncture and Chinese Dietary Counselling in the Treatment of Insomnia [3]. ...
... According to traditional Chinese medicine, all diseases came from the internal energy imbalance of Yin, Yang, Qi and Blood and retention of Heat, and the treatment of this condition, using Chinese dietary counseling, auricular acupuncture with apex ear bloodletting to restore the balance state between these energies, is the primordial importance to bring health again to this patient [3][4][5]. The first step in all treatments in insomnia patients is the correction of the errors in the diet. ...
... Patients with insomnia should be advised to avoid eating food with a lot of energy during the night such as red meat, corn, beans, rice and all leaves that grow above the earth. The patient needs to eat dinner in the early evening around 6 PM, because after this period, the functioning of the organs of the digestive system is stagnant, causing the food to stay standing in the stomach and digestion is not carried out, being one of the causes of insomnia according to traditional Chinese medicine [3]. The most suitable foods to be eaten at night are foods that grow underground like cassava, carrot, onion, beetroot, yam etc. and white meet [3]. ...
... During 5 to 7 pm, the energy is flowing thought the Kidney meridian but as the author showed, this organ was empty of energy, leading to the worsening of symptoms during this period, In TCM, when the patient has more tiredness in this period this could mean that the Kidney of this patient is not good in energy [27]. These alterations cannot be seeing by naked eyes because they are all in the energy level and that is why many patients have symptoms but the correlation with alterations in the laboratory exams are not compatible with so many symptoms presented by the patients [25][26][27][28][29][30][31]. ...
... During 5 to 7 pm, the energy is flowing thought the Kidney meridian but as the author showed, this organ was empty of energy, leading to the worsening of symptoms during this period, In TCM, when the patient has more tiredness in this period this could mean that the Kidney of this patient is not good in energy [27]. These alterations cannot be seeing by naked eyes because they are all in the energy level and that is why many patients have symptoms but the correlation with alterations in the laboratory exams are not compatible with so many symptoms presented by the patients [25][26][27][28][29][30][31]. ...
... [25][26][27][28][29][30][31]. ...
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Introduction: There are cases reports in literature showing patients with dyspnea symptoms after the treatment of coronavirus. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), symptoms of dyspnea may be associated to the energies deficiencies in other organs (Kidney, Heart, Spleen or Liver). Purpose: To demonstrate that patients with dyspnea post COVID 19 treatment can be related to the energies deficiencies on the chakras’ energies centers, possibly worsened by the diet and type of treatment done. The replenishment of the chakras’ energies centers is the main principle to correct dyspnea in this kind of patient. Methods: Two clinical case reports. The first of a 58-year-old female patient, obese. It was found that the patient had had COVID-19 in august 2020, and was treated making use of the Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin, not requiring hospitalization. She began with symptoms of dyspnea 15 days after the treatment done, mainly at the end of the afternoon. In TCM her diagnosis was Kidney-Yang deficiency. She was submitted to a radiesthesia procedure, to measure the energy of the chakras, and the results shown that her chakras 1 to 6 were in the minimum level (rated one out of eight). The second case report was a 52 years old women with history of COVID-19 and she was treated with Ivermectin and other symptomatic medications. After 17 days after her treatment, she began with dyspnea symptoms at the end of afternoon. She also had chakras’ energies measurement prior to her infection that also demonstrated that all her chakras were in the lowest level of energy. Treatment of both patients was started with homeopathy medications, to replenish the energy of the chakras, according to the theory created by the author entitled Constitutional Homeopathy of the Five Elements based on Traditional Chinese Medicine. Chinese dietary counseling, auricular acupuncture with apex ear bloodletting and moxibustion were performed. Results: The dyspnea symptoms disappeared completely of both patients with the proposed treatment. Conclusion: In patients with chakras’ energies deficiencies, that received treatment with high-concentrated medications for SARS-CoV-2 infection, there may be propension to dyspnea post-treatment, as the high-concentrated medication treatment will harm the vital energy of these patients, that are already low, as demonstrated on these two cases reports. The use of high-diluted medications is important to be able to replenish the energies of the deficient chakras, so the cause of dyspnea is treated on its root.
... This article was written based on Hippocrates quotes that said that it is important to consider other ancient medical traditions prior to the knowledge we have nowadays and for this reason the author choose to develop this publication using traditional Chinese medicine reasoning, together with what we have nowadays in Western medicine regarding constipation (7). On traditional Chinese medicine, constipation is a sign of Blood deficiency and an imbalance on Spleen-pancreas and Heat retention (8). ...
... So, in this article, the author will show the differences in viewpoints in Western medicine and in traditional Chinese medicine, using a metaphor of the tree. (8)(9)(10)(11) In this metaphor, showed in the Figure 1, you can see that the tree has a trunk with several branches. Each branch, represents one medical specialty and coming out of each branch, many leaves. ...
... Now, the author will explain some concepts of traditional Chinese medicine that will help to understand the cause of constipation and why so many times Western physicians could not find a solution to treat adequately the patients even using all the tools recommended by them. (8)(9)(10)(11). In this tree, in the Figure 1, the author shows the metaphor of the human body and the diseases. The constipations symptoms are in the leaf level and what the author will focus today is the energies alterations in the root level, that is causing the constipation symptoms. ...
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Introduction: Constipation is described as having fewer than three bowel movements a week. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), constipation is considered Blood deficiency with Heat Retention. Purpose: To demonstrate that constipation has energies alterations as the root and correcting these imbalances it is the goal in the patient's recovery. Methods: Two case reports: the first of an eight-years-old girl complaining of not having bowel movement for more than a week for three years. She was being seen by a surgical pediatrician and he was thinking about having a colostomy. The mother of the patient sought for a TCM treatment, where the patient was diagnosed with Blood, Yin and Yang deficiencies. The second case study: 42-year-old woman with a history of excessive menstruation, fatigue, low libido and with a twice a week bowel movement. Her diagnose in TCM was Yin, Yang, Qi and Blood deficiencies and Heat retention. Both patients received Chinese dietary counselling, auricular acupuncture associated with apex-ear bloodletting, systemic acupuncture and chakras' energies measurement by radiesthesia. Both patient's results were 1 out of 8, except for the seventh chakra (normal). The patients were medicated with crystal-based medication and homeopathy according to the Constitutional Homeopathy of the Five Elements based on TCM, created by the author. Results: Both patients had great improvement of the bowel movement (once a day), as well as an overall improvement of all symptoms, after TCM prescribed treatment. Conclusion: Constipation has an energy alteration as root and treating these energies imbalances and chakras' energies deficiencies is essential for recover of all symptoms altogether.
... In Western medical perspective, they are treating the leave level. [7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16] But there are parts of this tree that is not seeing by the naked eyes, represented by the roots that are normally under the earth. In this part, there are two theories in traditional Chinese medicine. ...
... The Yin and Yang theory and the Five Elements theory. [7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16] In the TCM perspective, they see the whole tree that represents the whole body and explains the functioning of the human body through a holistic view. They usually see at the same time what they can see and also, what they cannot see, that are the energies that circulate inside the meridians from the root to the leaf and from the leaf to the root. ...
... This part remains unknown to Western medicine mainly because its existence is not recognized or discussed in the medical faculties yet but the author is showing through many articles that she is writing, all emphasizing the need to have the two perspectives to better understand the formation of disease and in this way, understand how to treat it accordingly. [7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16] Before the author explains the case report of how is the physiopathology of the formation of Bell's palsy in the post-partum period, she would like show the reasoning she used to treat all her patients nowadays. This case that became the cornerstone of all treatments of the author started during the treatment of one specific patient in 2006. ...
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Introduction: Pregnant women have more risk for Bell´s palsy compared to non-pregnant women. The majority of cases occur in the third semester of the immediate period post-partum. In traditional Chinese medicine, Bell´s palsy occurs due to the invasion of the external pathogenic factor Wind-Cold attacking the face´s channel. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate why women in post-partum period had more propensity to Bell’s palsy and that the patient has chakras’ energy deficiencies that leads to propensity to develop this problem. Methods: through one case report, 36 years old women who had cesarean section in on November 14th 2020. She wakes up in the next day with the face completely deviated to the right side and cannot close her eyelid in the right eye. She searched for Western medicine physician that orientate her to intake corticosteroids. She went to the author´s clinic and told the doctor that she always turns on the fan on top of her because she was felling much hot in her body during the pregnancy and after the partum. The treatment consisted in Chinese dietary counseling, auricular and systemic acupuncture. It was orientated to restart to intake the homeopathies, crystal based medications that was recommended to her one year ago, and she stopped to intake during the pregnancy. Results: After the first acupuncture session, her face improved very well (50 percent) and she could smile and move the tongue, close her right eyelid better, and the deviation reduced completely using three acupuncture sessions. She also was orientated to avoid raw foods, cold water and walk barefoot and dry the hair after washing it and avoid to go outside her home during the guard period (for a period of 40 days). Conclusion: Women in the post-partum period has more propensity to develop Bell´s palsy because they lost very much Blood and other fluids during the child-birth and usually loose much energy in this process weakening the body and had more propensity to the invasion of Cold and Wind, generation in this form, Bell´s palsy symptoms.
... For the construction of the reasoning used in this article, the author will describe how she began to use this kind of logic after the diseases and symptoms simultaneously and using the same methods [6,8,11,13,14,[19][20][21][22][23]25,. ...
... To explain the differences between Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine reasoning, the author usually uses the metaphor of the tree (figure 12) to better comprehend her logic, published in many articles about treatment of most variety diseases [6][7][8][9][10][11][12][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][24][25][26][27][28][29][40][41][42][43][44][45][48][49][50][51][52][53][54][55][56][57][58][59][60]. ...
... Each branch represents one medical specialty and each leaf coming out of each branch represents the symptoms and diseases that each specialty treats. The leaves and the branches are the visible part of the tree and are the object of study in the Western medical profession because of the curriculum offered in the medical schools around the world [6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25]51,52,[54][55][56][57][59][60][61][62]. [9,10,16,18,20,25,26,28,29,33 ,34,37,45,48,51,56]. ...
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Introduction: COVID-19 is a disease caused by a virus that emerged in Wuhan China (December-2019). On January 05th, 2021, there was 84.233.579 confirmed cases and 1.843.293 deaths worldwide. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), COVID-19 is classified as external pathogenic factor invasion. This study was made following a statement of Hippocrates that said “it is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has”. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to demonstrate which are the energy alterations and chakras’ energy deficiencies in a group of patients that were in treatment in an acupuncture clinic in the city of Franca, Brazil, and how is the propensity of them to SARS-CoV-2 infection. The second purpose is to demonstrate that, if the chakras’ energy centers are deficient in these patients, it could compromise the formation of Zheng Qi, that is defined as “the capacity of the body to resist different pathogenic factors and maintain relative balance inside the body in relation to the outside world”. Methods: During the period from 2015 to 2020, chakras’ energy centers were measured within a 1000 patients. Of these, 409 records were selected where the initials of the names, age, diagnosis in Western and in Chinese medicine were noted and the result of the measurement of the energies of the chakras were obtained. Results: 89% of the analyzed patients had no energy in the chakras one to six, which corresponds to the five massive organs of Chinese medicine (Liver, Heart, Spleen, Lung and Kidney). Only 2,69% of the total patients had energy in the second chakra (that corresponds to Zheng Qi in TCM). Most common diagnosis, in Western medicine were: anxiety, headaches, low back pain and knee pain. Most common diagnosis in TCM were: Yin deficiency, Yin and Yang deficiency, Heat retention. Conclusion: Almost 89% of the studied population had no energy on the chakras© energy meridians, or the five massive organs in the Five Elements theory. This lack of energy compromises the formation of Zheng Qi, increasing the chance of these patients of acquiring infection by the SARS-CoV-2 and having a more serious evolution because their organs were in the lowest limit of energy. The replenishment of these energies before acquiring this infection, during infection (after expelling the external pathogenic factor) and after infection is of paramount importance for the prevention of this infection and other infectious or non-infectious diseases in these patients.
... It was also recommended that the patient avoided foods that would harm the Kidney energy, that were coffee, soda and matte tea, as well as food that could cause Heat retention, such as fried food, eggs, honey, coconut, chocolate, alcoholic beverages, melted cheese. 4 He received auricular acupuncture, on the points described in Figure 1, and apex ear bloodletting, twice a week. 5 The patient received the recommendation of homeopathy during the period of one year or more, according to the theory created by the author Constitutional Homeopathy of the Five Elements Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine. ...
... Every study since 2006, when she first treated her first patient with this methodology, the author uses this treatment. [4][5][6] This patient in 2006, reported pain in the legs and was using anti-inflammatory medications without improvement and was diagnosed with Kidney-Yang deficiency, according to TCM. He received treatment with Chinese dietary counseling, acupuncture and auricular acupuncture associated with apex ear bloodletting. ...
... With the treatment performed to treat the pain in the legs, his eye pressure lowers from 40 mmHg to 17 mmHg. [4][5][6][7] To demonstrate the different perspectives between Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, the author uses a metaphor of the tree. The tree has a trunk with several branches. ...
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Introduction Gastritis is a general term for inflammation of the stomach. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), gastritis is a disharmony between Yin, Yang, Qi, Blood and Heat retention of Liver, Stomach, Spleen or other disharmonies. Purpose To demonstrate that gastritis has energies alterations and chakras’ energies deficiencies as the root of its problem. The correction and replenishment of the chakras’ energies meridians are the most important goals in patient’s recovery. Methods Two case reports. The first, a 34-year-old male patient with complaints of chronic fatigue and epigastric pain, not improving with any medication the doctors prescribed. The second patient was a 32-year-old female who started having pain on the stomach and a burning sensation, as well as strong headache since she was 16-years-old. She was diagnosed with reflux through an endoscopy and treatment was started lansoprazole and pantoprazole and diet for reflux. She performed this treatment for four years, with no success. Both patients did the chakras’ energies meridian measurement through radiesthesia procedure. The result was that six out of seven chakras’ were completely lack of energies rated one (the minimum level) out of eight (the normal level), with the exception of the seventh chakra that was normal. Both patients were treated with Chinese dietary counseling, auricular acupuncture with apex ear bloodletting, systemic acupuncture and replenishment of the chakras’ energies with homeopathic medication according to Constitutional Homeopathy of the Five Elements Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine and crystal based medications. Results Both patients recover from all their symptoms very fast, including the epygastric pain discomfort without the necessity of using any antacid and proton-pump inhibitors medications. Conclusion Gastritis has an energy alteration and chakras’ energies deficiencies as a root and the treatment of these energy imbalances and replenishment of this lack of energies is essential for the patient’s improvement in the deepest level, not only treating the symptom. Keywords: Gastritis; Energy; Chakra; Traditional Chinese Medicine; Homeopathy; Crystal-based medication.
... [10] Depending on what time the individual is waking up, we will know which internal organ is affected leading to insomnia. [11] For example, if insomnia is caused by Gallbladder imbalance, the individual will wake up between 11 and 1 AM. If the individual wakes up between 3 and 5 AM, it is due to the involvement of the Lung meridian. ...
... can cause stagnation of food in the gastrointestinal tract, as the gastrointestinal tract stops working at 6 PM. [11] It is common after the treatment of replenishment of this lack of energy in the chakras' energy centers, using highly diluted medications such as homeopathy medications according to the theory Constitutional ...
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... [10] Depending on what time the individual is waking up, we will know which internal organ is affected leading to insomnia. [11] For example, if insomnia is caused by Gallbladder imbalance, the individual will wake up between 11 and 1 AM. If the individual wakes up between 3 and 5 AM, it is due to the involvement of the Lung meridian. ...
... That is why, the author always advises the patients to eat the dinner until 6 PM, as eating after this time, can cause stagnation of food in the gastrointestinal tract, as the gastrointestinal tract stops working at 6 PM. [11] It is common after the treatment of replenishment of this lack of energy in the chakras' energy centers, using highly diluted medications such as homeopathy medications according to the theory Constitutional ...
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... Unlike the outside Wind, the inside Wind is related to Liver disharmony. The production of internal Wind is essentially Liver pathology, which is why it is called "internal agitation of the Liver Wind." [7,16,17] Another important theory on TCM is the Five Elements theory that draws a parallel between the human body and the elements of nature. The elements are Water, Wood, Fire, Earth and Metal. ...
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