The Brain is the most important organ, acting as a control centre. The Brain was one of the important internal organs in Chinese Medicine aspects from two thousand year ago.
The function of Brain could be summary as: To dominate the life; the centre of physical activities and to govern the mental activities.
The brain related diseases can be summary as mental illness, neurological conditions and other related diseases. The commonly conditions often seeking for acupuncture help are depression, anxiety, sleeping disorders, epilepsy, schizophrenia, addiction, autism; stroke, headache and vertigo, Alzheimer ‘s, Parkinson’s, migraine, shock, convulsions, brain injuries, myasthenia gravis, Multiple sclerosis (MS); Some types of obesity, infertility, male and gynaecological diseases, some skin problems.
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(A New Understanding of Brain in TCM)