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What are the benefits of cupping?

Cupping Therapy, which has its roots in traditional Chinese medicine thousands of years ago, has become popular in recent years. Throughout history, it has been widely used in China, Korea, Egypt and the Arabian peninsula. In this treatment, the vacuum effect is used thanks to cups placed on the skin. In the cupping treatment, the suction power gained by vacuum allows the dirty blood in the targeted area to be drawn out.

Cupping treatment is a practice that has entered the literature in the leading countries of the world in the field of modern medicine due to the benefits it provides. It is used for treatment purposes especially in countries such as the United States, England, Germany and France. Cupping therapy is also widely used in Turkey.

Cupping therapy, which is very popular in Turkey, heals patients with the many benefits it offers. The benefits of cupping therapy, which is performed both as a traditional medical practice and finds its place in modern medicine, are as follows:

It relieves pain and heals muscles:

Cupping is known for its benefits in relieving muscle and joint pain. Thanks to the vacuum obtained by cupping, blood flow in the treated area increases and the healing process is accelerated. Pain complaints are relieved. Cupping is a frequently used treatment for athletes and patients experiencing joint and muscle pain.

It accelerates blood circulation:

Cupping accelerates blood circulation and ensures that enough oxygen is carried to the tissues in the treated area. Healing occurs in tissues fed with fresh blood with plenty of oxygen. In addition, cupping stimulates the bone marrow and spleen, which are responsible for blood production.

It reduces stress and is good for depression:

Hacamat sessions provide deep relaxation and inner peace. As the cups draw the dirty blood out, psychological relaxation, feeling good and getting rid of stress and depression occur.

It cleans toxins with its detox effect:

In cupping treatments performed by a specialist, a detox effect can be achieved by removing toxins from the blood. Blood can be cleaned from harmful substances.

It is effective in respiratory and lung disorders:

Cupping is beneficial for patients with asthma, bronchitis and allergy problems. By accelerating blood circulation and increasing oxygenation, it can improve lung functions and relieve breathing difficulties.

Skin health:

Cupping can be especially beneficial in improving cellulite caused by circulation problems. In addition, cupping is also effective in skin tightening.

It supports the digestive system:

Hacamat is used for digestive system disorders; It is good for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diarrhea, gastritis, digestive problems and stomach pain. It helps to heal the mentioned disorders by stimulating the digestive system.

It strengthens the immune system:

By regulating blood circulation and removing harmful substances from the blood, the body becomes more resistant to infections.

Hacamat has many benefits and scientific studies are still being conducted on it. Another benefit is being scientifically identified every day. It is very important that cupping treatment be performed by a specialist.

Cupping may not be suitable for every patient. This treatment must be done individually. Cupping treatment should be applied by an experienced cupping specialist, taking into account the patient's general health condition and the treatments he is currently receiving.

Patients who will undergo cupping, which is the Sunnah of the Prophet, should choose suitable times for cupping days. These days are the 17th, 19th and 21st of the Hijri months. Cupping for therapeutic purposes can be done any day.

Traditional cupping practice should be combined with modern medical science and performed with a scientific method. Hacamat (Cup Therapy) in Istanbul is performed by Specialist Dr. Muhsine Zeynep Yavuz at the Complementary Medicine and Medical Aesthetics Clinic. Our patients who want to benefit from the unique benefits of cupping may contact our clinic.