Acupuncture Ring Effect for Cold and Flu Symptoms


The biggest acupuncture ring effect is on pain control, a process that is critical to the healing process. By controlling inflammation, the body can restart the healing process. This is achieved through dry needling, which increases blood flow and brings in new inflammation mediators. This effect is not only soothing, but can also be very effective for common cold and flu symptoms. In this article, we will explore the specific acupuncture ring points that are most effective for preventing and treating common flu symptoms.

CGRP is a neuropeptide in acupuncture

Acupuncture may affect the opioid system, and CGRP has been linked with the release of the inflammatory neuropeptide GABA. CGRP is a potent vasodilator, which increases in plasma levels during hot flashes in menopausal women and castrated men experiencing flushes. CGRP is released from nerve cells when the acupuncture needles penetrate the skin.

Activation of the dermatome triggers the release of this neuropeptide, which increases the vascular permeability and edema. It also activates neurokinin receptors. It also increases the microvascular conductance. It is believed that the increased conductance at acupoints may be the result of localized release of CGRP and SP. The release of these neuropeptides is responsible for a number of physiological effects, which include decreased blood pressure, increased vascular conductance, and decreased heart rate.
It is interpreted in TCM as ‘the gathering of the qi’

The spleen and the stomach are paired organs in TCM. Imbalances in either organ can lead to digestive problems, gastrointestinal pain, and other symptoms. The spleen is responsible for regulating the flow of qi in the body. Several diseases are associated with Qi deficiencies, including chronic gastritis, liver disease, cholangiohepatitis, indigestion, and pain. The intestine is another area that can suffer stagnation. Common Qi stagnation patterns include constipation and hypomotility. Common Qi counterflows include hiccups.

Many Asian cultures have incorporated concepts of qi into their practices. In Chinese philosophy, the term ‘qi’ is a metaphor for vital energy that guides physical and mental processes. In Indian tradition, qi is called prana, while in Greek medicine, it is called pneuma. In TCM, the ‘gathering of the qi’ is the central theme of treatment.

It is a neuropeptide in acupuncture

The release of calcitonin gene-related peptide, or CGP, is a major mechanism by which acupuncture works. When the needles are inserted into the skin, these nerve endings trigger the release of neuropeptides, which increase local blood circulation and vasodilation. The CGP also promotes the formation of new blood vessels. In addition to its role in pain relief, CGP also promotes tissue repair in injury.

This neuropeptide has multiple functions, and research into its role in acupuncture is still ongoing. Acupuncture, as well as other forms of acupuncture, is believed to act on the central nervous system. Research has shown that CGP influences the production and activity of various neuropeptides, including acetylcholine, substance P, and orphanin FQ.
It can relieve common flu symptoms

Common cold and flu symptoms can be a real nuisance, but acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help alleviate these uncomfortable aspects. Common cold symptoms include sneezing, a runny nose, sore throat, congestion, headache, and general weakness. Chinese medicine has long been used to boost immunity, and acupuncture is a natural treatment that can help shorten the course of an illness.

The ‘Facial Beauty’ acupressure point, located on the bottom of the cheekbones, parallel to the pupils, is an especially useful acupuncture point for decongestion. This acupressure point can also relieve headaches and burning sensation in the eyes. Another popular acupuncture point is ‘Lower Intestine 4,’ located on the back of the hand between the thumb and forefinger. Simply apply gentle pressure on this acupressure point for a few minutes, then repeat until your symptoms go away.

It can treat epilepsy

The ring effect of acupuncture has been used for centuries to treat seizures. This healing technique uses acupuncture needles to stimulate brain activity, thereby reducing seizures. It also reduces the frequency of seizures and improves quality of life for people suffering from epilepsy. Researchers have found that acupuncture is an effective adjunct to traditional medicine, especially for those whose seizures are refractory.

Acupuncture is also being used for stroke-related epilepsy. However, most studies have been observational. There are only a few well-designed randomized controlled trials. Nevertheless, a multicentre RCT was recently designed to assess the benefits of acupuncture on patients with PSE. This study is expected to be the first randomized controlled trial to test acupuncture as a treatment for this condition.

It can reduce inflammation of the synovial membrane of the tendon sheath

There are a few factors that may influence the outcome of acupuncture treatment for trigger finger. In acute cases, the condition may resolve with a few treatments. Chronic disorders may take many sessions. The rate of recovery depends on the patient’s age, overall health, lifestyle, and the specific injury. The first treatment usually relieves pain, but several more may be necessary to heal the tendon. Acupuncture can be an important part of treatment for these patients and Sharp HealthCare is grateful to continue its collaboration with the Copley Foundation.

In addition to acupuncture, Chinese medicine practitioners may prescribe heat or ice therapy to help reduce swelling and inflammation. Chinese medicine practitioners may also prescribe Chinese liniments and ice therapy to help relieve pain. Acupuncture may also help treat the underlying cause of tendonitis, including poor biomechanics of sports movements. Acupuncture may help reduce pain and swelling of the tendon.