Dr. Stefan Hafner • Medicinal Leech Therapy

Dr. Stefan Hafner (TCM)

Medicinal Leech Therapy


Leech therapy is suitable for the following health conditions:



Bronchitis, pulmonary heart disease associated with chronic obstruction of the lungs and bronchial asthma, obesity hypoventilation syndrom (aka Pickwickian syndrome), heavy pneumonia with difficulty breathing, arteries with thrombosis in the lungs, tuberculosis accompanied by blood vomiting.


Pyelenephritis with hypertension syndrome, hypostases (the settling of blood inrelatively lower parts of an organ or the body due to impaired or absent circulation), chronic nephritic syndrome, cystitis (urinary bladder inflammation).


Arthritis, Tendonitis, Radiculitis (pain associated with nerves stemming out from the spine, usually due to inflammation).


Hemorrhoids, pancreatitis, homostasis in the liver, cirrhosis, cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder), chronic inflammations in the abdominal cavity.


Asystole, Raynaud's disease, high blood pressure, lymphostasis, ischemic heart trouble, stenocardia, pre heart attack symptoms, inflamed blood vessels, poor blood circulation, heart muscle disease, obliterative arterial disease, bliterative thromboangiitis, tropic ulcer (of veins and arteries).


Inflammatory conditions, complications during the postnatal period, problems with mammary glands and forms of mastitis, thrombophlebitis (inflammation of a vein caused by a blood clot) of the pelvic region, toxicosis during pregnancy, menopause.


Scleroderma, eczema, lupus, toxidermia, chronic form of dermatitis, psoriasis, erysipelatous inflammation of the skin.


Acute and chronic pain of the auditory nerve constant noise in the ears (tinnitus), acute and chronic otitis (ear inflammation), auditory canal infection, antritis, inflammation of frontal sinuses, inflammation of cells in the ethmoid bone.



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