Acupuncture and Memory
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine not only can improve symptoms associated with physical, emotional, and mental health, it is also well known to be able to treat the root cause of the problem by helping to rebalance the body’s internal system.
Traditional Chinese Medicine regards the brain as the ‘sea of intelligence’ which function is to promote and distribute qi (energy) and xue (blood) to the organs.
The loss of mental activity is a condition that may be impaired by hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar a condition in which an excessive amount of glucose travel in the blood plasma); the cerebral ischemia, (a condition in which there is insufficient blood flow to the brain) or by the hormonal changes, and conditions arising from trauma and stress.
Studies have shown that Acupuncture can stimulate significantly brain function and improve learning and memory capacity. The knowledge of physiological and psychological effect of Acupuncture is emerging at a rapid rate; acupuncture administer to points on the Governor Vessel (a meridian which runs up the back through the spine and then from the neck over the head down to the nose is known as “the sea of the yang meridians” and controls all the yang meridians in the body) confirmed major path ways of magnetic fluctuation on the scalp and brain.
Angie Tobόn, R.Ac, CNP, RRPr.
Licensed Medical & Cosmetic Acupuncturist & TCM Practitioner
Certified Naturotherapy Practitioner