Dr. Angelica Kokkalis, O.M.D L.Ac.

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Neurochemical Mechanisms of Acupuncture Book Review

Neurochemical Mechanisms of Acupuncture CoverIn Neurochemical Mechanisms of Acupuncture, writers Dr. Song-Ping Han and Dr. Ji-Sheng Han present the first book of a collection of studies on the neurochemical mechanisms of acupuncture that have been conducted by Dr. Ji-Sheng Han and his associates at Beijing Medical University This alternative therapy with its 3,500 year old history, is now gaining credibility and respect. The authors offer a unique blend of knowledge having a combined clinical and research acupuncture experience of over 70 years.

This book is a scientifically supported explanation of the basic neurochemical mechanisms and processes underlying the practice of acupuncture. This may well be one of the most valuable books of acupuncture you will ever read. It is also a teaching manual by which an evidence based, highly effective no-drug method of treatment can be used to treat pain, psychiatric and other chronic illnesses.

This is a book that belongs in the library of every physician, medical school and school of Chinese medicine. Several other studies of Dr. Ji-Sheng Han will be introduced in subsequence to this book including his recent research in the considerable successful treatment of autism and assisted reproductive medicine.

“A compilation of a leading researcher’s work, in any field, would be an excellent single point of reference for future generations to build upon. In order to accelerate progress, knowledge of what has already been discovered is of the utmost importance and would be invaluable to current researchers and practitioners if this knowledge were compiled into a life-work compilation.” -Cari Skaggs, Philosopher

Dr. Angelica D. Kokkalis is the editor and President of the Han Institute. She is a graduate of Beijing Medical University class of 1989 and currently resides in Indiana USA.