Acupuncture in Vancouver Downtown
Acupuncture in Vancouver DowntownAt Limelight Wellness Clinic
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Azadeh is a Registered Acupuncturist (R.AC.) in British Columbia, Canada and certified by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA), as well as a member of Canadian Association of Medical Spas & Aesthetic Surgeons (CAMACS). She also holds a Medical Doctor (MD) degree in Western Medicine from Azad Tehran Medical University, Iran.
Parisa (Fatemeh) Taslimi is a registered acupuncturist (R.Ac.) and a member of College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and
Acupuncturists of BC (CTCMA). She graduated as a medical doctor with a degree in Pediatrics in 1998 from Tehran University, and practiced in this field for 15 years. After settling in Canada in 2013, she pursued Eastern Chinese Medicine at International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Vancouver
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How Acupuncture Can Help You:
World Health Organization has recognized acupuncture is an effective treatment for more than 80 conditions. Acupuncture can be regarded as the method of choice for treating many chronically painful conditions around the world, including Vancouver. The effectiveness of this ancient Chinese medical system has already been established in controlled clinical studies.
Acupuncture originated in China over 3,000 years ago. It is part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine system. Acupuncture helps to prevent illnesses by improving the overall functionality of the body’s immune and organ systems. Acupuncture has the ability to:
- Relieve pain
- Enhance immunity
- Balance, harmonize and strengthen the activity of the internal organs
- Relax and strengthen the muscular and skeletal systems
- Calm the mind; relieve anxiety and nervousness Women’s Health
Acupuncture for Women’s Health
Acupuncture can relieve muscular pain by releasing of endorphin. It also can improve the flow of blood (and qi or energy) and oxygen to the affected organs (like uterus and ovaries) by releasing some neuropeptides.
In other words, it can help with:
- Menstrual irregularity and primary dysmenorrhea
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Female anovulatory infertility
- Labor and delivery facilitation, malposition of fetus
- Morning sickness
- Insufficient lactation
- Menopausal symptoms (hot flashes)
Acupuncture uses techniques including needles, electroacupuncture, cupping, moxa and ear seeds or needles for the treatment.
The main indications include:
- Pain treatment mood and mental disorders
- Mood and mental disorders
A number of endocrine, hormonal and digestive disorders Also, by electrical point finder, we can find the active ear points indicating disorders of the body and then treat them via needles, low-frequency pulses ( without needle), or pressure massage on ear seeds.
This is not just about beauty but about health; and a natural procedure to enhance beauty and delay aging, without any side effect. The holistic view of TCM means that all organs are related to each other. Therefore, to treat skin problems, one must consider the various internal organs that influence it. Because of that, Acupuncture treats the body besides the face.
By using different techniques, Facial Acupuncture:
- Increases local blood circulation, moisture, free movement of fluid and the capability to dispel secretions( lymph circulation)
- Improves collagen production and muscle tone;
- helps tighten and lift the skin
- Helps clear fine lines and reduce deep wrinkles
- Reduces bags, sagging, and puffiness