Kamis, 29 September 2016

Acupuncture for Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness also called as alltitude illness is a condition that suffer by human when we are at high altitude. The term high altitude here is refer to a point that located above 2440 meters. 1 People usually suffer from this altitude sickness when they climb a mountain. That’s why this disorder also called as mountain sickness. 2 One person may experience one or more symptoms when they get altitude sickness. There are many symptoms related to this condition, which are headache, vomit, weak and tired, insomnia, and dizziness. 3 As mention earlier, this condition is related with altitude. Going or stay into a place that located in high altitude my cause or trigger this sickness.4 The severity of this disorder or sickness will increase as we go into higher and higher place. This is due the decreasing amount of oxygen.5 Acupuncture treatment cure the altitude sickness by aiming the qi deficiency in spleen, improving qi deficiency in lung and heart, restore the yang deficiency and also cure yang deficiency in kidney. 6 R4 R12 ST28 ST36 SJ6 SP6 SP9 1 Definition of Altitude sickness, MedicineNet http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?ar 2 Altitude Sickness, Cleveland Clinic http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_condit 3 What is altitude sickness?, WebMD http://www.webmd.com/lung/tc/altitude-sickness- 4 Altitude Sickness: Causes, Symptoms and http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/179819. 5 Altitude sickness, Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altitude_sickness 6 Altitude Sickness: An Integrated Perspective, http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/articl

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