Acupuncture: Nature, Safe & Effective

1. The Science of Acupuncture (BBC Documentary, Traditional Chinese Medicine)

Published on Apr 1, 2013 This is an amazing BBC documentary about acupuncture, an ancient Chinese therapy. Acupuncture is a collection of procedures which involves the stimulation of points on the body using a variety of techniques, such as penetrating the skin with needles that are then manipulated manually or by electrical stimulation. It is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and is among the oldest healing practices in the world. As part of the documentary, you will see an young women having an open heart surgery without any anesthetics, just acupuncture, a 2000 years old healing method. You will also see how it helps to treat migraines and many other conditions.Millions people have started believing that acupuncture works better than conventional medicine .This documentary explains about astonishing healing power of acupuncture and its booming market in western world.

2. Decoding an Ancient Therapy
Acupuncture has long baffled medical experts and no wonder: It holds that an invisible life force called qi (pronounced chee) travels up and down the body in 14 meridians. Illness and pain are due to blockages and imbalances in qi. Inserting thin needles into the body at precise points can unblock the meridians, practitioners believe, and treat everything from arthritis and asthma to anxiety, acne and infertility....