Acupuncture is one of the masterpieces of the intangible cultural heritage of human beings recognized by UNESCO. As many people know, it can be used to treat some diseases in daily life, which has been used since ancient times.

With the practices of generation after generation, acupuncture now features many beneficial effects, mainly using acupoint stimulation to treat diseases. In the same way, acupuncture can also be adopted to solve prostate problems.

Hence, how to cure chronic prostatitis with acupuncture?

chronic prostatitis is always induced by incomplete treatment of acute prostatitis. Patients will have lumbosacral soreness and unclean urination, accompanied by frequent urination, urgent urination and milky mucus in the urine. They at times may have fatigue, dizziness, vomiting, insomnia, limbs weakness, chills, decreased sexual function and other symptoms.

As for the treatment of chronic prostatitis, the herbal formula Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill is often recognized as a powerful method, which features a great effect on thoroughly eliminating inflammation. What’ more, acupuncture therapy in traditional Chinese medicine can be greatly helpful.

Acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for patients with chronic prostatitis, mainly depends on filiform needle therapy. Most of the acupoints are selected locally or in combination with distal acupoints, and relatively few are selected based on syndrome differentiation.

When using acupuncture stimulation to treat prostatitis, the acupoint must be found, which generally will be aimed at guanyuan point. Meanwhile, acupuncture can also be taken to stimulate the mingmen point and sanyinjiao as well as shenshu, all of which can be used to directly activate the prostate gland This therapy can reduce the inflammation of the prostate and avoid the occurrence of prostatic hyperplasia.

When doing acupuncture, you need to go to a normal hospital or outpatient service. After getting the doctor's advice, you can be allowed to receive acupuncture treatment. Remember, don’t do it by yourself, otherwise you will get hurt easily. If you feel any discomfort after acupuncture, you should immediately report it to your doctor.

According to the report of a Chinese medicine clinic, 108 cases of patients with chronic prostatitis were treated by acupuncture therapy. After 6 to 9 courses of treatment, 63 cases were cured, 30 cases showed significant effect, 9 cases got improved and the last 6 cases failed. Among them, 12 cases have recovered after 1 course of treatment, 33 cases after 2 courses of treatment, and 18 cases after 3 courses of treatment. Clearly, acupuncture thearpy is a good choice for treating prostatitis.

What's more, patients in daily living are supposed to avoid stimulating food, alcohol and tobacco, and eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. And they should pay attention to cold prevention and abstinence of sexual life. Participating in physical exercise appropriately and frequently is needed as well. After long-time daily conditioning and treatment, the patients’ symptoms can be fully cured.

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