Analgesia and pain

  • Dilka Leyva Rodriguez Average technician in Psychometrics, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba
  • Thalia Fuentes Leyva Medical career student, Universidad de Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Yostin Raul Menendez Mendoza Medical career student, Universidad de Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Cesar Armando Mendoza Master, Full-time teacher Universidad Tecnica de Manabi, (Portoviejo, Ecuador, Universidad Tecnica de Manabi, (Ecuador/South America)
Keywords: Acupuncture, Chinese medicine, Healthy life, Hypnosis, Physiology of pain

Abstract

Acupuncture is shown as a treatment to reduce some types of pain, a compendium of some reviews on analgesia and pain is presented, but mainly the acupuncture technique. The types of pain and the different forms of analgesia are described, as a fundamental element, assessing acupuncture as one of the oldest and most reliable methods to face pain. In addition, a brief review is made of other types of analgesia such as hypnosis, general anesthesia, local, digit puncture, or shiatsu, the twelve common channels (meridians). Knowing always that the success of acupuncture depends in the first place on the correct choice of the points on which to act; secondly, it depends on the medium used, which should be the most appropriate in each case (type of needle to be used); In addition, the way in which they should be applied is analyzed. The work sends a reflection related to healthy life, proposing that the traditional methods used to alleviate the different pains and achieve the integral harmony of the human body.

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Published
2018-10-29
How to Cite
Rodriguez, D. L., Leyva, T. F., Mendoza, Y. R. M., & Mendoza, C. A. (2018). Analgesia and pain. International Journal of Health Sciences, 2(3), 22-32. https://doi.org/10.29332/ijhs.v2n3.212
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