November 21st, 2017

Hirudotherapy excels in the treatment of migraine headaches. It is also quite useful with diseases of the peripheral nervous system in patients with acute stroke, with the trigeminal nerve, and polyneuropathy.The leech creates a strong reflex action which acts as a muscle relaxant without causing damage to ligaments, tendons, or paraspinal muscles.Hirudotherapy has a marked effect against swelling, which allows blood flow in previously affected areas. Leech saliva has a strong analgesic…

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November 21st, 2017

Widespread use of synthetic hormones and antibiotic therapy, the problems of environmental toxins, and stress have led to the rapid spread of diseases and female genitalia. These disorders often develop in conjunction with other chronic diseases, especially hypothyroidism, which complicates the course of these diseases. Hirudotherapy has a powerful effect by reducing the load on the pelvic organs, preventing stagnation and inflammation. Hirudotherapy also has an immune-modulating…

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November 16th, 2017

The therapeutic effect of hirudotherapy is composed of several factors. Hirudotherapy often makes use of the acupuncture points. Just as acupuncture uses a needle to bring more blood to the area, the action of the leeches likewise brings more blood to the area for healing. Leeches remove blood which prompts the liver to produce new, fresh blood. When leeches bite, they create a tunnel to the lymphatic system remove toxins from the lymph system. This can be a profoundly effective means of…

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September 21st, 2017

Cardiovascular disease has long been a main indication for leech therapy. The prominent doctor Nickolay I. Pirogov of Russia was among the first in modern history to treat heart disease with leeches in the 1800s. Good results have been seen even in cases of sclerotic changes in blood vessel walls. Atherosclerosis is when the blood vessel walls become thicker and harder due to “thick” and sticky blood. The artery walls – particularly at the “Y” junctions around the heart, neck, and…

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September 21st, 2017

Back in the days of cowboys and the American West, when a tooth got inflamed, people pulled it out – often with pliers. The source of irritation was gone, the abscess drained, and the mouth healed. But modern dentists will perform a “root canal” – removal of the tooth’s pulp which contains nerve fibers, arteries, veins, lymph vessels, and connective tissue. The dead tooth is left in the mouth. The emptied root cavity is filled, but over time, root canals leak and can be a source of…

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