Can acupuncture treat vitiligo?
Acupuncture has a long history. According to researches, it originates from primitive society clan commune system period in China. Before 40 million years ago, there were human activities in our country. Before 40,000 years ago, our country began enter clan commune system period and continued to 4,000 years ago before present.
The theory of acupuncture is to improve blood circulation and metabolism at vitiligo patients’ lesion positions, and then increase the synthesis of anzyme that can synthesize skin melanin. It can improve the activity of melanophore thus to reach the purpose of treating vitiligo.
Besides, the causes of vitiligo has certain relationship with immunity function, and acupuncture has important effect to immunity system. Traditional Chinese medicines think that vitiligo is caused by liver insufficiency and kidney deficiency. According to such theory, we can apply filling vacancy method and ‘supplement’ acupuncture to treat vitiligo. Therefore, acupuncture is generalized used in traditional Chinese medicines to treat vitiligo.
What is computer intermediate frequency electric acupuncture therapy for vitiligo?
It applies microcomputer and numerical control technique, and internal storage various multi-step program-recipes. Various electricity prescriptions have different modulation and combination. If apply silicon conductive rubber electrode treatment, the operation will be safe and simple. According to patients’ vitiligo condition to apply different electricity prescription, put two electrodes contraposition or juxtaposition on treatment positions.
If apply intermediate electricity to stimulate acupoint, it can not only improve blood circulation, but also reach the treatment effect of acupoint stimulation. The stimulation strength can be controlled, and it replaces the acupuncture in our hospital, becoming one of the special methods to treat vitiligo.
Does computer intermediate frequency electric acupuncture therapy for vitiligo have side effect?
The strength of electricity is based on patients’ condition, usually 0.1~0.3mA/cm². When it is electrified, there will be tremble, quiver and muscle shrink. It is very safe and endurable.
Can computer intermediate frequency electric acupuncture treat vitiligo?
UMD multidimensional diagnosis and treatment system experts indicate that, computer intermediate frequency electric acupuncture is a supplement for vitiligo treatment. They don’t suggest using it separately. It can offset the deficiency of phototherapy and external medicine and oral medicines.
UMD multidimensional diagnosis and treatment system experts indicate that vitiligo is caused by various factors. Reasonable diagnosis and proper treatment plan are especially important. Therefore, patients can not treat vitiligo blindly, and don’t give yourself up as hopeless. Patience and confidence are key to treat vitiligo.