Auriculotherapy.

Introduction:

Auriculotherapy is a form of acupuncture and uses a special tool and stimulates through specific points on the ear… Auriculotherapy is similar to ear acupuncture but without needles.  The treatment is virtually pain-free.

While ear acupuncture has been practiced in Asia over 2,000 years and auriculotherapy has been used in continental Europe for the past 40 years, it is only recently been considered by most medical doctors in the United States…

Mode of action:

The mode of action of Auriculotherapy is that every part of the external ear connects through the micro system remote reflexes to every part of the body, a wide variety of health problems are relieved by auriculotherapy. Almost all health conditions can be affected to some degree by stimulating reactive ear points. The most commonly reported uses of auirculotherapy have been for the control of chronic pain, detoxification from addictive drugs, relief of nausea, and reduction of hypertension.

The range of responses to an auriculotherapy session are quite varied, but it is common that a patient suffering from severe pain will notice mild to marked reduction of their complaint on the very first session. This reduction in their pain experience can actually improve for the next several hours after treatment, but the benefits often begin to subside several days after the first treatment. With each successive treatment, the degree of pain relief usually becomes more and more prominent and the duration of pain relief progressively extends from several days to several weeks .In case of drug detoxification or the cessation of smoking, the benefits of auriculotherapy can last several days after just one or two auriculotherapy treatments.

Benefits of Auriculotherapy:

  • Chronic pain, especially lower back pain.
  • Insomnia and other sleep issues.
  • Depression.
  • Anxiety.
  • Stress.
  • Infertility.
  • Migraine and other head pain.
  • Addiction.

Contraindications for auricolotherapy:

The only contraindication for Auriculotherapy is treating an open wound on the ear.

Conclusion:

Auriculotherapy is a great complementary therapy and can be used to improve the body’s flow of energy, balance hormones, and regulate your nervous system

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