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Emmy Ya
Username: Emmy

Registered: 09-2011
Posted on Friday, September 23, 2011 - 13:08:   

I am Catherine, Am making this consultation on behalf of my mother. She is 75. Have been suffering from Diabetes for more tha 15 years. Finally, her left leg is amputated. It has also affected her eyes - reddish and swollen. Also with headache, fever, fatigue and stress.
How can you be of help, Sir, with your years of practices.

Thanks.
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Shmuel Halevi
Posted on Friday, September 23, 2011 - 14:24:   

Elderly people suffering from diabetes, blood pressure and other aspects of old age general deterioration are very difficult to treat. Western medicine can usually, to some extent, monitor the exceeding values and "keep the patient alive". Chinese medicine can help in improving the symptomatology associated with these diseases, improve stamina and life quality but can not cure these diseases in these people. In any event, this is not a case for correspondence consultation. You should better take your mother to Chinese medicine specialist and have her checked and treated thoroughly and for a long period of time.
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Emmy Ya
Username: Emmy

Registered: 09-2011
Posted on Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 17:46:   

Thank you very much.But I want know if Acupunture can cure Diabetes ? Because the Conventional ( Alopatic ) Medicines, said that Diabetes is incurable. Being a METABOLIC disease and has a lot to do with HORMONES, what magic news can Acupunture give us in respect to curing Diabetes entirely ?
Thank you.
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Kevin Grey
Username: Kevin

Registered: 03-2008
Posted on Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 19:10:   

Acupuncture is not magic. Suggest you read the previous post more carefully; your questions have been answered as fully as possible.
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Shmuel Halevi
Posted on Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 21:51:   

My reply to your previous question was directed to address the specific case of your mother. However, in cases of younger people, and those that are not yet insulin dependent, acupuncture may cure diabetes, or at least put it in remission. This is true especially when people seek treatment at the early stage of diabetes. That said, in my experience, most cases do tend to develop diabetes in older age even if you have succeeded in arresting the illness progress even for a few years. Beside the fact that diabetes is an inherited tendency (in most cases), its appearance and development is largely dependent on life style, eating and drinking habits and also emotional stress. Sometimes, a practitioner can not predict what might trigger the appearance or aggravation of this illness, hence can not instruct the patient in 100% what they should or should not do. Even a sudden emotional stress can trigger a deterioration, and this is most often unavoidable. Still, as mentioned above, in young people and those that have had this disorder for a short duration, it is absolutely possible to keep it under check - sometimes for years.
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Emmy Ya
Username: Emmy

Registered: 09-2011
Posted on Saturday, October 01, 2011 - 17:05:   

In continuation to the health problem of my mother, as I described to you above, Recently, her right tumb of foot has also started to swoll-up, Reddish in colour and not really very painful at touch.
What do I do ?
Urgent please . It is a problem at hand.
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Shmuel Halevi
Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 15:27:   

Sorry for this late reply. You need first of all to come to a diagnosis as for the nature of this swelling. The first thing that comes to my mind according to your description is that she has gout. In order to verify this, she needs to have her blood check for excess uric acid. If this is not the case, my previous advice to you still keeps. Take her please to a specialist in Chinese medicine and have her get a thorough diagnosis.
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Estuardo Gonzalez
Username: Shogunt

Registered: 01-2010
Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 01:29:   

Dear Dr. Halevi,
Im writing you because one of my patients presented a patology known as "Polimyositis" with "Dermatomyositis"... He is 36 and he told me that his creatincase level/ blood lt. is 2300UI, being the normal level of 198UI...
My question could be if Acupuncture o Acupressure can treat this, and, if so, which treatment can be suggested (points to be treated -stimulate or calm...)
Thank You very much.
Blessings.
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Shmuel Halevi
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2012 - 23:12:   

Hi Shogunt,
This is not the proper location for your post. Please post it again under:
Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture
Other sub-topics/threads
Thank you.
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Shmuel Halevi
Username: Admin

Posted on Friday, February 03, 2012 - 23:13:   

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