Many people undergo alternative cupping therapy due to its many benefits, but what are the benefits of cupping? And is it real?
The topic of cupping and its various uses has recently spread, so what is cupping? What are the benefits of cupping? Can the pregnant woman undergo it? That’s what we’re going to get to know in the following.
Benefits of cupping
The benefits of cupping are varied to include:
1. Benefits of general cupping
Cupping has long been used to treat many diverse health problems, but few scientific studies have addressed this topic, most notably the one published in 2015 in the journal Traditional and Alternative Medicine and published in 2012 in the journal Plos One.
These studies have concluded that the use of cupping may be useful in the following health conditions:
- Half-face paralysis.
- Cervical spondylitis.
- Blood problems such as anemia and hemophilia.
- Arthritis and pain in connective tissues.
- Fertility and some disorders and gynecological diseases.
- High blood pressure.
- Bronchial congestion due to allergies andasthma.
2. The benefits of cupping for the pregnant woman
Despite the many benefits of cupping, it is not confirmed and proven so far, which is why it is not recommended to undergo alternative treatment in cupping for pregnant women for the sake of her safety and the safety of her unborn child.
If a pregnant woman is obliged to undergo a cup of majority, she must:
- Consult her doctor first.
- Choose an experienced cupping specialist so that he can deal with it and not harm her and the fetus.
- Make sure the cups are not placed on the abdomen or lower back at all.
A pregnant woman’s pregnancy can be dangerous for her and the fetus, as it may cause miscarriage or even premature delivery,depending on the weeks of pregnancy.
For women who have had a recent birth and wish to undergo cupping treatment, they must wait at least 40 days in the event of a normal birth in order to regain normal cymding, while women who have undergone caesarean section should wait longer.
3. The Benefits of Cupping for The Back
Cupping treatment relaxes muscles, encourages blood flow and relieves pain in the nervous system, so cupping is an effective treatment for relieving back pain as well as neck pain, muscle spasm and fatigue.
But of course the results of this treatment vary from person to person depending on the nature of his body.
Before undergoing cupping treatment in order to get rid of back pain, talk to your therapist, ask questions in the patient’s mind, discuss possible outcomes and side effects of this treatment.
Side effects of the compartment
The use of cups, whether hot or cold, and placing them on human skin can leave some side effects of treatment, but nevertheless most believe that the benefits of cupping outweigh their side effects, the most important of which is:
- Discomfort in the areas where the cups are placed.
- Some minor burns.
- Bruising from cups and suction.
- Sometimes inflammation of the skin.
Information of interest to you about cupping
Cupping therapy is an alternative treatment that includes putting glass glasses on the skin with the aim of suctioning, which facilitates the healing process through blood flow to the places where the cups are located.
Cupping has been used since ancient times through the centuries of animals, to develop over time into cups made of bamboo and porcelain, where suction was done through the use of heat resulting from heating the cups with fire and immediately placed on the skin, when cooled these cups are inserted in turn into the skin.
As for modern cupping, it has evolved to be used to use open glass cups on only one side, and divided into two categories:
- Dry cupping:It is a method of suction only.
- Wet cupping:Includes the integration of suction with controlled healing.
The method used in treatment is determined by several factors, the most important of which is the person’s health status and preference for one type over the other.