Thursday, September 9, 2010
These three moods are present in each individual, to say that someone is VATA constitution means that the mood at home VATA is in excess.
When the three humours are balanced without being in excess, is the state of health.
It is quite common that a vein is injured, the withdrawal of the needle causing a little bleeding. But since Spots are far from large veins, the bleeding does not last long. It stops very quickly under the pressure of a cotton swab.
It is extremely unpleasant to feel the needle hit a nerve. The patient has the impression of having been electrocuted.
In contrast, if the needle pierces the pleura or abdominal wall, joking aside. In such cases, the patient should be rushed to a surgeon. That is why in most countries, legislation requires that only doctors can perform acupuncture. Not because the technique can be learned without a medical degree, but because a doctor more easily avoid complications. In Hungary, only acupuncture to the ear can be performed without medical degrees. The pinna not involving any vital organ, the risks are so minimal. In the U.S., however, some states do not require to have medical documentation to practice acupuncture: just get permission to practice.