New ideas are emerging in the field called functional medicine about the importance of our environment to influence our genes. Information on gene plasticity is popular. Our DNA is linked to the Chinese Medicine concept of Jing, which is one's body, battery and engine. It can be supported by not necessarily changed. It can be depleted, which would cause lots of little or big health complaints come out. When we work too hard, this has an impact on our Jing or life battery. Eating the right quality and quantity of food and resting supports our life battery. Acupuncture uses points on the body that help our cells do their jobs better. It's a gentle and gradual treatment.