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|中药||zhōngyào||(traditional) Chinese medicine(PN)|
|黄帝内经||Huángdìnèijīng||Canon of Medicine (PN)|
|气||qì||life energy (N)|
|经络||jīngluò||energy channels (N)|
|西药||xīyào||Western medicine (PN)|
- Based on the information given in the article and your personal experience, discuss how acupuncture differs from Western medicine techniques and practice.
- In recent years, acupuncture has exploded in popularity in the West, particularly in America. Discuss reasons for this phenomenon.
- How has the ancient practice of acupuncture evolved to meet modern needs and embrace modern technology?
- Have you ever had an acupuncture treatment? If so, discuss what the experience was like and any impressions you have about the practice.