Acupuncture affects every major system of the body, including the nervous, cardiac, endocrine, gastrointestinal, circulatory, cerebral, genitourinary and immune systems by inserting fine needles into specific points on the body. Below a list of mechanisms that have been identified so far:
- Acupuncture promotes blood flow
- Reduces Inflammation
- Restores homeostasis by stimulates the body’s built-in healing mechanisms
- Releases natural painkillers
- Reduces intensity and perception of chronic pain
- Relaxes shortened muscles and reduces stress
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