Endocrine Problems

Acupuncture has two ways to treat various endocrine problems. First of all, in the ear are points to treat various endocrine glands such as the thyroid, parathyroid, parathyroid, anterior and posterior hypothalamus, anterior and posterior hypothalamus, thalamus,adrenals, lineal, thymus, and even some specific secretions such as TSH, ACTH, cortisol, . In addition, there are  also points in the ear for many of the glands that secrete hormones such as the pancreas, ovaries and testes, mammaries, etc.

the ear for many of the glands that secrete hormons such as the pancreas, ovaries and testes, mammaries, etc.

the ear for many of the glands that secrete hormons such as the pancreas, ovaries and testes, mammaries, etc.

In acupuncture theory the adrenal functions are wrapped up in the functions of the Chinese idea of the various organs.So the ability to treat these kinds of problems depends on the acupuncturist’s understanding of all these relationships and how to put together an effective treatment.