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Polycystic Kidney Disease& Kidney Cysts

PKD & Renal Cyst Treatment

The application of Chinese herbs has become a breakthrough in the filed of PKD treatment. Through shrinking cysts and enhancing kidney function, dialysis and kidney transplant are not the only choices any more. > Treatment Options > Acupuncture


With fewer side effects, Acupuncture and Moxibustion is an indispensable utilized form of traditional Chinese medicine and has been part of the medical mainstream in countries like Chinese, Japan, the United States, and so on. Millions of patients recover through Acupuncture and Moxibustion annually all over the whole world.

What is Acupuncture and Moxibustion?

Acupuncture and Moxibustion consists of both acupuncture and moxibustion. The Acupuncture treatment is the insertion of one or more fine metal needles at a certain point or certain points of the human body, to stimulate the relative parts and evoke the vital energy of the body. Therefore, physiological function is adjusted and the disease is cured. Moxibustion is the burning of moxa on or near a person's skin as a counterirritant. Acupuncture and moxibustion are often combined together in the clinical. Hence, we call them Acupuncture and Moxibution.

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Advantages of Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Many advantages exist in this therapy. Firstly, it is relatively safe and can be used together with other treatments with no or slight side effects. Secondly, it is applicable in various kinds of diseases such as internal medicine, surgery, gynecology, etc. Finally, it is easily practiced and mastered.

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The classification of Acupuncture and Moxibustion

According to different use methods of folium artemisiae argyi, Acupuncture and Moxibustion can be divided into five types including moxibustion with moxa cone, moxibustion with moxa-roll and needle warming moxibustion.

moxibustion with moxa cone

moxibustion with moxa-roll

needle warming moxibustion

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Some cautions during Acupuncture and Moxibustion

◆ The person, who is too high-strung or hungry, is unable to accept Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

◆ To the pregnancy, the insertion can't be too fast, and some points, such as Hegu, Three Yin chiao, Kunlun, etc, can't be inserted.

◆ Acupuncture is unable to be used if the person has some bleeding diseases, infections, ulcers, tumors or scars.

◆ Acupuncture and Moxibustion is indeed beneficial to many diseases, but it should combines with some other treatments if the patient's condition is serious.

Can Acupuncture and Moxibustion be helpful for PKD or renal cysts?

Yes, it can remit their condition to some extent. Patients with PKD or serious renal cysts may have back pain or fatigue. In fact, most of kidney disease always accompany with back pain and fatigue. Acupuncture and Moxibustion can help remit their back pain and fatigue but not harmful to their kidneys.

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