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Symptoms of Post-Covid conditons

Post-COVID conditions are found more often in people who had severe COVID-19 illness, but anyone who has been infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 can experience post-COVID conditions. As of July 2021, “long COVID,” also known as post-COVID conditions, can be considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Post-COVID conditions are a wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems that people experience after being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. Most people with COVID-19 get better within a few days to a few weeks after infection, so at least four weeks after infection is the start of when post-COVID conditions could first be identified. Anyone who was infected can experience post-COVID conditions. Most people with post-COVID conditions experienced symptoms days after first learning they had COVID-19, but some people who later experienced post-COVID conditions did not know when they got infected.

The most common 4 symptoms that reported as below.

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WHY

 TCM could help with 
Post-Covid Conditions

TCM theory explains that acupuncture works by restoring the normal flow of qi, blood, and body fluids; it regulates the relationship of yin and yang of the organ systems and meridians. Studies in how acupuncture influences bodily functions indicate that it alleviates many of the effects of COVID-19, including lowering inflammation, modulating the adaptive immune response, and influencing nitric oxide production. Disruption of these functions and their lack of a return to normal baselines are characteristic of Post-COVID conditions.

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How

Our acupucnture
helps

We have implemented the benefits from most forefront publications and modified them based on the experience from long-term practices and individual differences, which more than hundreds of visitors have benefited from the services we provide to date since 2020.

We also offer the Individualized herbal treatment base on the age, gender, condition and the needs.

Here are some treatment protocols for general help as well recognized.


Acupoints ST36 (Zusanli) and LI4 (Hegu) were employed to clear lingering heat and dampness. LU7 (Lieque) was added to address lung and spleen deficiency. TB5 (Waiguian) and GB41 (Zulinqi) were combined to benefit immunity, wei qi, drain dampness, and regulate the yangwei and daimai vessels. This acupoint combination is a traditional Chinese medicine implementation of an 8 extra meridian confluent pair: TB5, GB41. These points are indicated for the treatment of retroauricle, cheek, and outer canthus disorders along with accessing the yang linking and belt vessels. The researchers note the choice for this paired set of acupoints was to harmonize wei and ying qi, circulate yin, smooth liver qi, and regulate the shaoyang channel.


Of interest, the use of LU7 is also a choice from one of the 8 confluent points for the 8 extra meridians. LU7 is the confluent point of the conception vessel and is used in combination with KD6 (Zhaohai) for the treatment of throat, chest, and lung disorders. Additional acupoints were used dependent upon patient presentation and differential diagnostics per each acupuncture treatment visit. Auricular points included sympathetic, liver, kidney, lung, and shenmen. Other body style acupoints included GV20, KD3, LV3, SP6, LV3, PC6, SP9, LI11, SP10, GV24, LI10, ST25, SP7, and GB8. Primary diagnostic considerations were lung qi deficiency combined with heart and spleen qi deficiency, kidney yang and yin deficiency, and liver yang uprising.

Make an appointment today, if you're also suffer from Post-Covid conditions.

Reference

  • The Role of Acupuncture for Long COVID: Mechanisms and ModelsJames E. Williams. Jun 2022. 

  • Acupuncture in Multidisciplinary Treatment for Post-COVID-19 Syndrome. Medical Acupuncture. Robert J. Trager. Jun 2022.