How does acupuncture work?

Bioscience perspectives of Acupuncture 

In biomedical perspectiveS, 20 scientists and doctors have come up with theories to help explain the benefits of acupuncture.

Neurotransmitter Theory – Acupuncture stimulates the release of specific neurotransmitters that affect im system function.

Autonomic Nervous System Theory – Acupuncture stimulates the release of acetylcioline and several types of opioids, affecting changes in the autonomic nervous system, and reducing pain.

Gate Control Theory – Acupuncture activates specific receptors that inhibit the transmission of painful stimuli

Vascular-Interstitial Theory – Acupuncture affects the electrical system of the body, This facilitates healing by allowing the transfer of material and electrical energy between normal and injured tissues.

Blood Chemistry Theory – Acupuncture can both raise and diminish peripheral blood components, thereby regulating the toward homeostasis.

researchers also claimed that based from experiments data proved “The insertion of the Acupuncture needles can generate larger amounts of local white blood cells for healing and repairing process “ which can resolve local inflammation and reduce pain scales without any risk or adverse effects from using drugs.


TCM Perspectives of Acupuncture

Dr. Mia’s Acupuncture Treatments based on the Traditional Chinese Medicine theory – Dao (Yin, Yang) and Five elements (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water) with Meridian channels theory (Qi, Blood, Body Fluid) combined Tungs’ extraordinary points theory and Muscular Anatomical theory . According to the individual-disease’s progress and severity, we selected the most suitable and the most effective acupuncture points combination to cure the disease. These powerful combinations not only target the local pain and conditions, but also correcting one’s Qi – The energy flow to rebalance the body, stimulate the defensive system and strengthen the self-healing ability  to re-achieve the balance and harmony stage of health.




Acupuncture Oriental Medicine has been used for over 5000 years to help billions of people to get well and stay healthy. All without drugs and surgeries.  The USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved acupuncture for by licensed practitioners. Acupuncture needles are very tiny, thin and flexible. Once the needles are inserted, some patients may experience a mild tingling or a sensation of fullness, along with an increased sense of relaxation. These are all quite normal and suggest that the treatment is working. The quantity of the treatments required for healing is different from the patient to the others. The initial phase of the treatments process is usually between 4-10 sessions. The length is depending on how long the condition has been present and how quickly the patient responds to the treatments. Generally the patients respond faster than if something has been occurred for years and developed into the chronic stage of illnesses. 

Acupuncture is recognized by leading national and international health organizations, to be effective in the treatments of a variety of medical problems including *Addiction *irritable bowel syndrome *Low back pain *Arthritis *Menopause syndromes *Menstrual irregulations *Bronchitis *Carpal tunnel syndromes *Morning sickness *Nausea *Chronic fatigue *Osteoarthritis *Colitis *Pain *Common cold *Constipation *PMS Pneumonia *Dental pain *Reproductive problems *Depression *Rhinitis *Digestive troubles *Seasonal affective disorders *Dizziness *Shoulder pain *Dysentery *Sinusitis *Emotional problems *Sleep disturbances *Eye problems *Smoking cessation *Facial palsy *Sore throat *Fertility *Tennis elbow *Fibromyalgia *Tonsillitis *Tooth pain *Headache *Trigeminal neuralgia *Urinary tract infections *cough *Incontinence *Vomiting *Indigestion and much more