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Acne and Acupuncture

February 6th, 2014 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

Acne is a disorder caused by the action of hormones and other substances on the skin’s oil glands or hair follicles, resulting in spots, boils, pimples, on the face, neck, shoulders, chest, and/or back. This occurs when a follicle or pore is blocked and sebum (an oily substance that the sebaceous glands produce) is prevented…..

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Skin Problems, Acne, Itch, Psoriasis, Eczema

September 5th, 2010 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

In TCM many skin problems are caused by — ‘Damp, Heat and the invasion of toxins.‘ Dampness imbalances can be recognized by an abnormally large amount of body fluid accumulation, such as the fluids that accumulate under the first layer of skin. The root of such imbalance often lies with the spleen, which is part…..

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