8 Signs of Optimal Health According To Chinese Medicine

During the initial consultation, when the acupuncturist discuss with the patient of their treatment plan. It is often to hear these questions: “When will my course of treatment end?” or “How long do I need acupuncture treatments for?”

If your goal of acupuncture treatment is having a quick, effective and drug-free pain relief for your acute injuries, it can be achieved within a couple of sessions.

If your goal of acupuncture treatment is not only to relieve your symptoms, but help you to improve your energy level, preventing the illness from happening and maintaining in good health and immunity, you need to look out for signs happening in your body as they are sign posts of the optimal health according to Chinese medicine. You may undertake weekly treatments till these signs are returned in your body. By then, the mission is accomplished and your course of treatment will be ceased.

  1. Sleeping well: waking up feeling refreshed and having adequate energy for the entire day.
  2. Eating well: feeling hungry at mealtimes, satisfied with meals without fatigue, bloating or sugar craving.
  3. Pooing well: passing formed stool at least once a day and feeling light afterwards.
  4. Peeing Well: having an adequate pressure for a strong urine stream, with decent quantity.
  5. Circulating well: feeling warm on hands and feet most of time, even in the winter.
  6. Breathing well: breathing softly, deep and often abdominal, without frequent sigh or out of breath.
  7. Emotional wellbeing: feeling in control and at peace with yourself, your emotions and your life.
  8. Menstruating Well: a regular period without cramps or pre-menstrual symptoms (for female only).

Besides receiving acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatments, there are plenty can be done by yourself to obtain these healthy signs. “The Energy Book” offers many simple and practical steps to help you to achieve your optimal health.

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