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As a daughter of Eastern Medicine, surrounded by Western methodology, the tension between the two practices is becoming increasingly audible. While Western Medicine is based on chemical-based medications and invasive procedures, Eastern Medicine vouches for non-invasive means through herbal medicines and mindfulness. Acupuncture is a prime example of this difference; central to the East but non-existent in the West. The Eastern take on acupuncture delves into our chi (energy) flowing through our meridians (energy channels). In this ideology, all health issues are rooted in an imbalanced chi, and acupoints aid in rerouting and correcting one’s off-chi. Because