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Skin Problems

Skin problems are often difficult to cope with and can have a big psychological impact. Even relatively mild skin problems can affect your self-image and self-esteem. Traditional Chinese Medicine is very effective in treating skin problems. General skin conditions that can be treated with acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine include acne, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, rosacea, allergies and rashes. Some conditions will clear rapidly but others may take longer.

In diagnosing skin conditions Traditional Chinese Medicine considers physical, emotional and environmental factors. Skin conditions usually reflect an internal imbalance. Other factors which can contribute to this imbalance are stress, diet and a person’s constitution. Treatment with acupuncture and Chinese herbs for skin conditions addresses both the cause and the symptoms of a condition with treatment tailored to each person. Some dietary and lifestyle changes may also be advised as part of your treatment.