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Acupuncture & Rashes – Dr. Mark – Naturopathic Doctor – Denver, CO 80224

Acupuncture & Rashes - Dr. Mark - Naturopathic Doctor - Denver, CO 80224

Your Healing Place – www.YourHealingPlace.com – 303.636.0000 Your Healing Place is a 100% “Eco-Friendly” facility that offers comprehensive, natural health and wellness services for men, women, and children. Healing With Acupuncture with Dr. Mark Carney: Acupuncture & Rashes Hi, I’m Dr. Mark Carney. I’m a naturopathic doctor and an acupuncturist with a family practice in Denver, Colorado called Your Healing Place. People often ask, “What is acupuncture?” Acupuncture is one part of Chinese medicine. Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years. Acupuncture is based on the concept of Qi and Qi means energy. The Qi is flowing through our body in rivers that are called meridians in Chinese medicine. Basically, what acupuncture is doing is inserting needles at different points of these meridians to flip open and closed valves to regulate the flow of the energy of the Qi. The acupuncture needles are so tiny that they are bendable. They are almost the thickness of a human hair. So that’s acupuncture. Let’s talk about rashes. Rashes can be caused by the immune system, certainly are a sign of inflammation that’s happening in the body, and there are many triggers, including stress. There can also be food triggers, the digestive system is also critically involved with the skin, and there are also topical triggers such as metals or certain soaps, shampoos, laundry detergents and many other topical items. When we use acupuncture to treat rashes, it’s less important what the