He’s hammering something… Wait…. Is he nailing his own leg?! Sir, what are you doing? I’m drawing bad blood from my body Why is he drawing his own blood…?? He keeps hammering the acupuncture needle on top of his bruised leg Without hesitation… Are you sure this is okay? *pulls* Please stop…. stop for your own sake… :’( Nooo… (hard to watch) He places the cupping device where he made a hole… Why does he torture himself…? I do it to become healthy Are you sick? I’m always tired, and my muscles ache He chooses to bleed himself for that..?! Soon, his blood is extracted in the cupping device The blood that’s absorbed by the tissue is good blood, The lump of blood is bad blood, it’s blood stasis [prismatic needle]
has a prism-like or triangular head used for drawing blood. Usually, people put the cover on like so to pierce the skin back and forth For me, I have to stab deeper So I remove the cover and use it longer Compared to the average bloodletting acupuncture needle, This prismatic needle is way thick And he enjoys the feeling of it touching his bones…?! Isn’t this dangerous? I don’t think it’s dangerous… He tries to stab himself in places where he can’t even see It’s hard for other people to see him like this… He draws excessive amount of blood On average, he draws 10 cups, and drew 20 cups every day for 10 days max After his excessive bloodletting, he couldn’t even stand up, and stopped work for 3 months His bloodletting is definitely problematic [Bloodletting]
the withdrawal of blood from a patient to prevent or cure illness and disease Average / Him
His way of bloodletting is way too extreme When did this all start? He’s been doing this for 10 years after he taught himself He’s the diy self-bloodletting man After going through domestic violence, he gained severe depression. He was treated by a physiatrist for 10 years I still feel like there’s remnants of the medicine in my body That’s why I keep using cupping devices on myself, to remove them He used extreme treatments to forget about the pain in his body He drew blood from his face and head His hair root never grew back on the spot where he drew blood 3 years ago His body is full of bruises and cuts I feel healthier than my 20s You think that’s because of your bloodletting? Yes, that’s what I believe What will experts say about his self-treatment? This is extremely shocking His methods and belief is abnormal Chinese Medicine Clinic Vice President/ I think he believes that all blood clots are extravasated blood Normal blood can also become lumps due to coagulation International Hospital President/ If it passed the nerves and blood vessels, International Hospital President/ he could’ve been paralyzed, and things could go wrong due to excessive bleeding After long hours of persuasion, He agreed to go to the hospital He was examined in the Chinese medicine clinic Chinese Medicine Clinic Vice President/ his blood is very clean Chinese Medicine Clinic Vice President/ and he has good blood circulation Chinese Medicine Clinic Vice President/ However, extensive use of prismatic needles can irritate the skin Chinese Medicine Clinic Vice President/ and your normal hemopoietic tissues will be damaged In that case, it doesn’t remove extravasated blood, but increases them instead They ran psychological testing and comprehensive examination on him Psychiatrist/ He acknowledges his psychological problems as physical problems Psychiatrist/ and believes that he should detoxicate himself through bloodletting He has strong belief, and tries to rationalize himself And He was diagnosed with herniated cervical disc, chronic muscle illness That’s why he was tired and had frequent muscle pain He seems shocked I realized that my way of bloodletting is dangerous And since the doctor told me I could get infected I think I should restrain myself from them A few days later, He’s been working out consistently, as the doctors advised him to This is the joy of exercise! Honey, you should stick to exercising Will do. Goodbye, bloodletting! That’s a relief You have to promise me Promise!!! Let’s be happy from now on, no more bleeding!