What pharmacopuncture and what are its advantages
If translated from Latin, the term"Pharmacopuncture" literally means "to prick a medicine." This technique nowadays is a very effective way of dealing with different diseases of both acute and chronic nature. This treatment combines the achievements of conservative and alternative medicine, and this is due to its high effectiveness.
During therapy acupressure pointspatient inject drugs which are selected depending upon the particular disease. Pharmacopuncture is a complex of different methods, including MirCovetov allocated as follows:
- Reflexology - a method of treatment, in which the doctor works on the acupressure points of the body.
- Homeopathy - In the course of injections are often used homeopathic medicines.
- Official medicine - therapy is started only when the set of surveys conducted and correctly diagnosed.
Among the advantages of this procedure are the following:
- injection act solely on the patient body without causing harm to any other systems of the body;
- due to the fact that the drugs are not subject to the digestive system, the risk of allergic reactions is minimized;
- pharmacopuncture allows for rapid effect with a long duration;
- act as the body minimum dosages of medications, significantly reduces the risk of side reactions;
- this therapy is especially important for patients who, for various reasons, are unable to take oral medication;
- the appointment of treatment drugs and their required number is calculated individually for each patient.
It is worth noting that pharmacopuncture safeat almost any age, and allows you to cope with the disease of any severity. Such a procedure has a systemic effect - it strengthens the protective functions of the body, reduces the risk of relapse. The local effect is due to the rapid relief from symptoms, relief of acute phase of the disease.
Consider some evidence for pharmacopuncture:
- migraine. headache;
- myofascial syndrome;
- CNS pathology;
- painful menstruation cycle disorders;
- disease of the skeletal system;
- problems in the heart and cardiovascular system;
- disorders of blood pressure;
- pulmonary diseases;
- allergic reactions;
- irregularities in the digestive tract: gastritis, Peptic ulcer disease;
- problems in the urogenital system: cystitis. adnexitis, Sexual dysfunction, prostatitis;
- colitis, cholecystitis and other diseases of the liver and gall bladder;
- sports injuries and post-operative period.
Pharmacopuncture is an effective method,used not only in medicine but also in Cosmetology. It allows you to remove wrinkles, scars, acne cure, fight obesity, minimize the appearance of cellulite.
Like any other type of therapy, pharmacopuncture has a number of contraindications, among which are:
- fever, high body temperature;
- mental disorders in the acute phase;
- pregnancy, breast-feeding;
- oncological diseases;
- in the acute phase of infection;
- dermatitis and other skin diseases in exacerbation;
- chronic renal disease, liver, cardiovascular system.
What drugs are used for the procedure
Pharmacopuncture involves the use of various drugs, both traditional and homeopathic. During these sessions a great success enjoyed by the following means:
- Painkillers such as novocaine and lidocaine. These medications allow to remove pain.
- Vitamins are often administered subcutaneously for the treatment of degenerative diseases of the nervous system, bone apparatus, muscular tissues.
- Water or saline to apply mechanical impact on certain areas of the organism;
- For all the tissues and organs of sufficient oxygen use media appropriate for the improvement of circulation.
- Muscle relaxants - drugs that can eliminate pain, relieve muscle tension, to normalize their tone.
- Antispasmodics have analgesic effect, relieve spasms of smooth muscles.
- Drugs anti-inflammatory activity accelerating tissue repair, relieve swelling and redness, eliminating inflammation.
- To speed up the process of tissue regeneration are various saline solutions: sodium chloride, potassium chloride.
- Autologous blood - the patient's own blood, which is re-introduced into the organism in purified form. Sometimes blood is further enriched with oxygen, and the purpose of the procedure is immunotherapy.
Some drugs have not been studied in order to make decisions about their use in the process of pharmacopuncture. These drugs, for example, include antibiotics or corticosteroids. When intradermal injection these drugs theoretically could cause an allergic reaction, swelling, or any other unpleasant symptoms.