The Acupuncture Handbook: How Acupuncture Works and How it Can Help You

The Acupuncture Handbook: How Acupuncture Works and How it Can Help You

by Angela Hicks (Author)


Acupuncture is one of the most popular and widely accepted complementary therapies available to the general public. And yet many of us know little about it, what it can be used for, and how it works. This book explains* What it feels like to have treatment* How acupuncture works* How acupuncture helps to balance your energy and strengthen your immune system* How it can successfully treat a wide variety of ailments, from panic attacks to hot flushes, asthma, joint pains and the common cold* Which of the 'Five Element' types you are and how this relates to your health* How acupuncture can be used safely and effectively to treat pregnant women, children, and animals* How to find the right practitioner. Self-help information and questionnaires are also included to enable you to discover more about your Chinese medicine diagnosis.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Edition: 1
Publisher: Piatkus Books
Published: 23 Jun 2005

ISBN 10: 0749924721
ISBN 13: 9780749924720

Author Bio
Angela Hicks has been a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 25 years. She is also a qualified Chinese herbal medicine practitioner and regularly practices Qigong.; She is the co-founder and Joint Principal of the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, one of the top colleges in the UK and affiliated with the University of Kingston.; She is the author of The Principles of Chinese Medicine, The Principles of Acupuncture, Five Secrets of Health and Happiness and co-author of Healing Your Emotions and Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture.; She lives in Reading.