A Practical Guide to Cupping Therapy: A Natural Approach to Heal Through Traditional Chinese Medicine

A Practical Guide to Cupping Therapy: A Natural Approach to Heal Through Traditional Chinese Medicine

by Wu Zhongchao

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Overview

What is cupping therapy? Can it really release toxins and rid the body of diseases? How effective is this technique that dates back to ancient times? With solid grounding in both theory and clinical practice, Wu Zhongchao introduces the fundamental principles of cupping therapy and areas that require special attention, along with techniques of cupping for targeted ailments. In this book, you will find: A therapy for healing, enhancing health and improving quality of life through the natural way of tradition Chinese medicine; Techniques of cupping that can be quickly mastered to help yourself heal, with easy-to-follow illustrations; Tips from a medical professional on having a better diet and life style to prevent illness and gin a healthy complexion

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781602200319
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 590,171
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Wu Zhongchao is a professor and advisor of doctoral students at the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS), also serving as a medical consultant on the specialist register of CPC Central Committee, chief physician of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Center of CACMS, vice chair of the Committee of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Techniques and the Committee of Meridian Points and Musculature of the China Association of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, executive council member of Beijing Acupuncture Association, and member of the Committee of Health Preservation and Enhancement of the China Academy of Medical Sciences. A veteran practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture and moxibustion, Wu has nearly two decades of clinical experience and has published more than 60 papers and over 10 books on the medical specialty. He has travelled extensively overseas for medical assignments and lectures and has been engaged in clinical teaching to local and overseas students for many years.

Table of Contents

Preface 9

Chapter 1 Benefits and Attentions of Cupping Therapy 11

1 Benefits of Cupping Therapy 11

2 Considerations and Taboos of Cupping Therapy 12

Chapter 2 Methods of Cupping Therapy 15

1 Process of Cupping Therapy 15

2 Commonly Used Tools 16

3 Methods of Placing Cups 18

4 Cupping Techniques 20

5 Methods of Removing Cups 24

6 Observation of Cupping Marks 25

7 Cupping Time and Treatment Course Arrangement 27

Chapter 3 Meridians, Collaterals, and Acupoints 29

1 Relationship between Acupoints, Meridians, and Collaterals 29

2 How to Find Acupoints Accurately 30

Chapter 4 Sub-Health 35

1 Insomnia 35

2 Amnesia 37

3 Fatigue 39

4 Loss of Appetite 41

5 Leg Cramps 42

6 Muscle Soreness 43

7 Fear of Cold 45

8 Excessive Internal Heat 46

9 Anxiety 47

10 Neurasthenia 49

11 Rashness and Irritation 51

12 Depression 52

Chapter 5 Internal Diseases 55

1 Coronary Heart Disease 55

2 Diabetes 58

3 Hyperlipidemia 61

4 Hypertension 63

5 Hypotension 66

6 Liver Disease 69

7 Stomach Disease 72

8 Kidney Disease 75

9 Headache 78

10 Cold 80

11 Cough 82

12 Bronchial Asthma 84

13 Bronchitis 87

14 Diarrhea 89

15 Stomachache 92

16 Chronic Gastritis 96

17 Palpitations 99

18 Stroke Hemiplegia 102

19 Urinary Retention 104

20 Constipation 106

21 Hyperthyroidism 108

22 Hypothyroidism 111

23 Allergic Rhinitis 113

24 Gout 115

25 Indigestion 116

26 Cholecystitis 118

27 Anemia 119

28 Alzheimer's Disease 120

Chapter 6 Surgical Diseases 123

1 Cervical Spondylosis 123

2 Periarthritis of Shoulder 126

3 Stiff Neck 129

4 Rheumatoid Arthritis 131

5 Lumbar Disc Herniation 132

6 Chronic Lumbar Muscle Strain 135

7 Heel Pain 137

8 Thromboangiitis Obliterans 138

9 Varicosity 140

10 Hemorrhoids 142

Chapter 7 Diseases of the Five Sense Organs 145

1 Toothache 145

2 Deafness and Tinnitus 148

3 Nose Bleeding 151

4 Tonsillitis 152

5 Chronic Pharyngitis 155

6 Nasosinusitis 157

7 Stye 159

8 Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction 161

Chapter 8 Skin Diseases 163

1 Alopecia Areata 163

2 Eczema 165

3 Chloasma 168

4 Urticaria 170

5 Neurodermatitis 172

6 Acne 174

Chapter 9 Male Diseases 177

1 Prostatitis 177

2 Prostatic Hyperplasia 180

3 Premature Ejaculation 183

4 Impotence 185

5 Male Infertility 188

Chapter 10 Gynecological Diseases 191

1 Postpartum Depression 191

2 Dysmenorrhea 194

3 Hyperplasia of Mammary Glands 196

4 Female Infertility 198

5 Chronic Pelvic Inflammation 200

6 Menopausal Syndrome 203

7 Postpartum Hypogalactia 205

8 Irregular Menstruation 207

Chapter 11 Physical Attractiveness 211

1 Slimming 211

2 Get Rid of Freckles 213

3 Brighten the Skin Color 216

4 Eliminate Wrinkles 218

5 Improve Hair Quality 219

6 Chest Fitness 222

7 Waist Fitness 224

8 Anti-Aging 226

Appendix 228

Index 229

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