The meridian system and mechanism of acupuncture: a comparative review. Part 3: Mechanisms of acupuncture therapies.

@article{Chang2013TheMS,
  title={The meridian system and mechanism of acupuncture: a comparative review. Part 3: Mechanisms of acupuncture therapies.},
  author={Shyang Chang},
  journal={Taiwanese journal of obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={
          171-84
        }
}
The human body is a hierarchical organism containing many levels of mutually interacting oscillatory systems. From the viewpoint of traditional Chinese medicine, health is a state of harmony emergent from the interactions of these systems and disease is a state of discord. Hence, human diseases are considered as disturbed functions rather than changed structures. Indeed, the change from normal to abnormal structure may be beneficent rather than maleficent. For example, when one kidney becomes… CONTINUE READING
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