Chinese Emperor

Himself emperor, or medicine twenty-first century not many notice that we are all hostages of their own health. The slightest ailment knocked out of the usual ruts, forcing me to the rhythm of life. Can this avoided? Absolutely! But to do so should learn to manage their own health. In essence, this is a basic principle of oriental medicine. Moreover, in the East the focus has always been given exactly prevention.

It is not by chance in ancient China, the doctor stopped receiving payment, if any of his charges was sick. Payments resumed after recovery. Therefore, physicians were financially Celestial interested in that as accurately as possible the diagnosis and how you can quickly and effectively cure the patient. And those doctors who treated the Chinese Emperor, wrong diagnosis and wrong treatment could cost lives. Medical error in this case, was punishable by death.

Among the vast arsenal of oriental medicine occupies a special place acupuncture. There is a modern version of ancient Chinese legend, telling about that many thousands of years ago, warlord, on the eve of a decisive battle, was suffering from back pain. The pain was so severe that gave up. During the battle, an enemy arrow pierced a spent in the leg leader. Backache instantly gone. Thinking, commander connected these two facts together. He found a man who suffered from the same symptoms, and pricked him in the same spot. The patient, who a few days could not move immediately felt relief. There is another similar story about a farmer, injuring a hoe or a stone foot and heal so chronic headache.