Kidney is the organ to filter and purify blood in our body. Inadequate blood flow to the kidneys will cause renal ischemia and hypoxia which can cause damages, necrosis or even death of renal intrinsic cells, scarring of renal tissues, lesions of renal vascular, gradual loss of kidney functions and developing of various kidney diseases. Therefore eliminating blood clots and promoting blood circulation and other circulation systems is very important for relieving kidney disease symptoms and protecting residual kidney functions.
Acupuncture has been used to treat various chronic kidney diseases and pathological illnesses. In the view of Traditional Chinese Medicine, there are a series of channels run in regular patterns through the body and over its surface. Once there is obstruction in Channels or meridians, our health will lose balance. Acupuncture can stimulate your meridians and remove the block, improving kidneys self-cure and promoting kidney functions.
Acupuncture can also relieve fatigue and general ill feeling. Kidney failure patients often feel tired, weak and fatigue due to too much accumulation of metabolic wastes in their body, renal uremia, poor appetite, etc. Acupuncture can much relieve their fatigue, improve their appetite and make them more energetic.
Acupuncture can help delay dialysis by relieving clinical symptoms, controlling complications. In addition, acupuncture is also a good choice for Kidney Stones. The treatment is unilateral to the affected side, with needles placed at special meridians. This will dilate the ureter and allow passage of the stone into the bladder, which helps deal with the kidney stones removal. It can reduce high blood pressure, which is often a problem in people with kidney disease. Acupuncture can also improve blood flow to the kidneys and reduce inflammation, maximizing the functioning of the kidneys and prolonging the patient’s lifespan.