Acupuncture has become an option for treating many health problems since then. Although recognized as an effective way to treat a variety of diseases, it will create many false impressions to people who never tried acupuncture and are afraid to try it. So the question is why do these people continue to remain in their beliefs without even trying therapy alone first? If you are one of them, this article will let you know what you most believe in acupuncture, only misconceptions. Here five common misconceptions about acupuncture.
1. Acupuncture needles hurt. It’s kind of funny that when some people hear ‘needle’ the word, they start thinking like ‘Oh!’. So when they heard that acupuncture uses needles, they began to say nothing here. Well the truth is that with acupuncture, it is guaranteed that you will not get hurt, but you are relaxed instead. The needles are not like those in the injector. Special acupuncture needles. They are very thin, (many times thinner than regular needles), stable than hollow, flexible and Circular tips. They quickly put until you feel the pressure of the needle. But this feeling go away after a few minutes, leaving you feeling relaxation.
2. Acupuncture is a traditional treatment that actually works. Acupuncture works and it is more of a folk medicine. Benefits of acupuncture has been proven over the years so if you want proof, you better try yourself.
3. Acupuncture only treat the disease. Acupuncture is well known for the treatment of diseases of the body such as back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, sciatica, tennis elbow, headaches and other types of pain. But the truth is, acupuncture aims to balance and harmony one. It can treat menstrual malaise, fatigue, insomnia, digestive problems, infertility, and other diseases such as well.
4. Acupuncture works only when you believe in it. Many believe that maintaining a positive attitude is the key to make people feel better. Well that’s not really the key but can help too. Studies have shown that acupuncture can improve brain chemistry and activity can help the body’s pain killing chemicals or endorphins and immune cells from body.
5. Acupuncture is not a licensed medical professional. Well we can say that this may be true for some decades ago but today, acupuncture is a licensed and regulated profession so there is no way that acupuncture is not a licensed professional.