There is reason to believe the practice dates from as early as3000 B.C.; the earliest record of cupping is in the Ebers Papyrus, one of the oldest medical textbooks in the world. It describes in 1,550B.C. Egyptians used cupping. Archaeologists have found evidence in China of cupping dating back to 1,000 B.C. In ancient Greece, Hippocrates (c. 400 B.C.) used cupping for internal disease and structural problems. This method in multiple forms spread into medicine throughout Asian and European civilizations. In the West, cupping therapy was part of the basic repertoire of clinical skills a doctor was expected to understand and practice until the latter part of the 19th century. In parts of Western Europe there has been a recent upsurge in the interest from both public and academic perspectives. Societies like the British Cupping Society have contributed to its re-emergence. __(Source: Wikipedia.org )
Benefits of Cupping Therapy: <British Cupping Society> Cupping Therapy has successfully been used to treat a broad range of medical conditions such as; blood disorders (anemia, hemophilia), rheumatic diseases (arthritic joint and muscular conditions), fertility and gynecological disorders, skin problems (eczema, acne) and is claimed by proponents to help general physical and psychological well-being. (For more details, please visit: www.britishcuppingsociety.org
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Why do many Olympic athletes take Cupping Therapy?
The chemicals used in the pools that these athletes train and compete in for many hours every day is highly toxic.
Cupping draws these toxins out of the body which would otherwise lead to stagnation, blood poison, pain and dysfunction.
Many athletes turn to cupping on a regular basis to detoxify and enhance their performance.
Cupping Therapy Questions & Answers
Q: What conditions can be treated with cupping?
A: Cupping has been used for centuries to detoxify the body andheal many health disorders such as cellulite, post-injury trauma,bronchitis and congestion, colds, digestive disorders and constipation,stretch marks, numbness, muscle tension, sinuses, allergies and many more.
Q: Does cupping leave the marks?
A: The stationary cups leave the marks which look like perfect round shaped bruises or reddish rings. The cup marks are not painful and gradually fade in few days.
Q: Do I have to change my life style?
A: The results of cupping therapy will be achieve much faster and last longer if you reduce smoking and alcohol intake and do your daily routine exercise and watch your diet. Using sauna, hot bath or infra-red light will help to detoxify your body. You should start paying more attention to your body. Listen to your body what it is trying to tell you. Can also massage, apply hot towel or shine infra-red light on the cupped area to get the same effect.
Q: Does cupping help with the weight loss?
A: You might wonder why you exercise, eat nutrient balanced food and yet can’t lose weight. Most likely what missing in your slimming routine is detoxification. As cupping is extremely detoxifying treatment which has been used for centuries to heal by elimination of waste and toxins from the body, it is dramatically effects on weight loss and metabolic improvement. If you learn the physiology of fat loss –which is really quite simple – and if you work with your body naturally, you can lose ANY fat. All you need is a little bit of patience, persistence, some strategy and good old-fashioned hard work.