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Can Acupuncture Help Improve Kidney Function

Acupuncture is a branch Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). In the view of TCM, kidneys are the organ which relates to aging, growth, fertility, maturation and sexuality etc. Can acupuncture help improve kidney function?


Acupuncture, featuring its roots in Ancient Chian and has more than 3.000 years history. It helps relieve various diseases and health problems.

Acupuncture uses very thin needle which is remarkably think that usually patients hardly to feel them during the treatment. By inserting the specific acupoints, the body can regulate “chi” or you may call it vital energy. Chi will help balance an internal environment that helps fight against diseases naturally.

Can acupuncture help improve kidney function?

Luckily, the answer is yes. How does it achieve the goal?

The role acupuncture performs in correcting kidney deficiencies is absolutely basic, nevertheless the modes employed vary dependent on every person’s uniqueness. As mentioned above, acupuncture help regulate the “chi” which can concurrently be of use in maximizing blood circulation for the kidneys.

When the damaged kidney tissues get more blood circulation, it will improve its self-cure ability, thus improve kidney functions.

Besides kidney function improvement, acupuncture also helps alleviate the symptoms of Kidney Diseases as follows.

- Acupuncture helps lower down kidney disease patients's blood pressure. Use acupuncture needles to stimulate the thinly myelinated (Group III) somatic afferents activates central endorphin (naloxone-sensitive) pathways that elicit long-lasting decreases in sympathetic nerve activity (SNA) and blood pressure.

- Chronic Pain is a common symptom of Kidney Damage. Acupuncture is most effective at treating chronic pain, such as headaches, Back Pain, Side Pain, muscle pain etc.

- Acupuncture also can improve the functioning of the immune system (the body's defense system against diseases). As we know that more than 95% of kidney diseases is induced by immune problem. The improved immune system will help manage a kidney disease from root.

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