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  • Is acupuncture very painful?
    The moment acupuncture needles enter the skin, there is often a brief "mosquito bite" ‐like pain. Skilled doctors, pain will be little, or even feel, of course, and the patient's mood is related, the more relaxed the feeling is less obvious.
  • How long does acupuncture treatment usually take?
    The doctor drops the needle for about 5‐10 minutes, and the needle retention time varies from person to person, usually 30 minutes; If the body is weak, the needle will be left for longer, about one hour.
  • Is acupuncture safe?
    Acupuncture therapy is completely safe, natural and effective for people of any age and physical condition, completely without drugs and without side effects. Acupuncture therapy can also be used as an adjunct to traditional pediatric treatment and is safe to use during pregnancy
  • Can acupuncture hurt nerves?
    In general, acupuncture rarely causes nerve damage. First, most acupoints effectively avoid the direction of nerves. Second, the body's defense system is complete, and if it hits a nerve, the nerve will contract. The nerve will avoid acupuncture, so the chance of acupuncture injuring the nerve is very small.
  • Why does my acupuncturist recommend herbs?
    The herbal medication works on the meridians and acupuncture points on the body like acupuncture does. Normally, the acupuncture is needed to be performed once a day or once every two days according to different health problems. When the patient can only do acupuncture twice a week or once a week, the acupuncture doctor needs to let the patient to take herbal medicine to maintain the efficacy of the acupuncture to reach the treatment goal by working on the meridians and acupuncture points.
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