The numbers of sessions vary from person to person. It depends on the individual conditions, and it is affected by several factors
Normally, acute conditions tend to respond to acupuncture more rapidly. Those with chronic issues need more visits. The sooner you have the treatment, the less numbers of sessions you need. 

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What is the Meridian System?

Does the Needle Hurt?

​Meridian is the body energy system. It is an invisible energy pathway that was found over 5,000 years ago by ancient Chinese doctors. The meridians conduct life-force energy or Qi (pronounced “Chee”) in and around all the parts of the body. 

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Q: What cause anxiety / depression?

A: Multiple reasons cause anxiety / depression. They could be brain injury, stroke, drugs, emotional shock, or long term intensive focus or concentration, and so on, which result in neural transmitter imbalance or deficiency. 

The sensation caused by acupuncture needles varies. As the needles are inserted, some people feel a little pain, like a mosquito bites, but most people do not feel much at all. The needles are thin, and most acupoints are less sensitive than the finger tips.

What Can Acupuncture Treat ?


is a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), one of the oldest continuous medical systems in history. After thousands years of practice, we know acupuncture works. The success of acupuncture and TCM is evident in the growing popularity in the west and its acceptance among medical professionals.

Q: What cause Alzheimer's Disease / Dementia?

A: Things and conditions that reduce the brain blood flow, e.g. medication, neck issues, will affect proper brain function and cause the brain decline gradually. 

How Many Sessions do I Need?

Q: Why is there more breast cancer in the West than in Asia ?

A: The most likely reasons are the western diet and the abuse of birth control pills.

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What is Acupuncture?

Following is a list of a few, but not all, health conditions that acupuncture has been effective in treating:  

  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Bladder issues (incontinence, frequent urination, infection)

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Q: Why are there more colon diseases / cancer in the West than in Asia?

A: They are most likely related to the western diet and lifestyle.

What is Qi and How does It Travel?

O'Pacific Acupuncture & Wellness  Center

                                                                           408 - 125 E. 13th Street,  North Vancouver, BC. V7L 2L3       (604) 929 - 3073 

Originated in China over 5,000 years ago, acupuncture therapy is an effective form of health care that has evolved into a holistic and natural medical system (Traditional Chinese Medicine). 

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Q: Why do so many people have cancers nowadays?

A: 1. Cancer / tumor are a type of defense reactions in our body.

     2. Some " cancer " were not cancer in the beginning. They may be misdiagnosed. 

     3. Immunity enhancement is a key to cure cancer.

     4. Most cancers are curable without chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

     5. Surgery is a considered remedy for certain types of tumors.

     6. Chemotherapy could be a poor solution for cancer, because it is very poisonous and destroys the immune system and organs.

     7. Radiation therapy can damage the surrounding tissues of the target tumor. It is not the best choice for important organs, such as the brain.

     8. Most cancer patients may not die from cancer itself, but may die from the side effects and complications of traditional cancer treatments. 

At the core of this ancient medicine is the philosophy that Qi (pronounced as “chee”), or vital energy, flows throughout the body. Qi helps to animate the body and protect it from illness, pain and disease. A person’s health is influenced by the quality, quantity and balance of Qi.

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