It is a technique derived from acupuncture that consists of stimulating the external pinna of the ear in order to diagnose and treat different health problems located in other parts of the body.

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Auriculotherapy, being a technique derived from acupuncture, is also based on the original theory of Taoist philosophy according to which various energy channels extend over the human body: six yang meridians and six yin meridians. Acupuncture is a type of medical treatment that consists of stimulating certain points located in these energy meridians. In addition to these generic principles, in the case of auriculotherapy, the belief that the pinna is a complete representation of the rest of the body, which is supported by the fact that an image similar to that of a fetus in the womb. This connection between a specific part and the rest of the body is what in acupuncture is called a microsystem, and it will be from which the specific treatment is applied.

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The connection between the outer part of the ear and each part of the body means that thanks to ear therapy, a wide variety of problems can be solved. Its most common uses are for chronic pain relief, addictive drug detoxification, relief of nausea and control of hypertension.

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One of the main advantages of this technique is the help it offers to many people in the fight against overweight and obesity, and is that this therapy prevents fluid retention, eliminates toxins, fights anxiety and reduces appetite. Furthermore, it is used in various fields such as gynecology.

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In addition, this branch of acupuncture is often used as pain treatment for chronic diseases such as sciatica, headache, or neuralgia, and for functional and organic disorders such as constipation, asthma, vertigo, or insomnia. On the other hand, there are also many cases in which this technique has been used to combat psychological and emotional disorders such as anxiety, stress or depression.


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