Alleviating stress using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine

 

It seems most of us are living a never ending hectic lifestyle, we are becoming more stressed then ever before, working longer hours, the pressure of raising families and trying to fit more in our lives, it seems stress is a natural part of life.

When you have lived with stress for some time it can have impact on your health manifesting in your body as a migraines, headaches, insomnia, constipation, high blood pressure, tight neck and shoulders causing pain and tension in the body to name a few.

You may want to try de-stressing using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, regular acupuncture treatments can help strengthen your body so you’re better able to deal with the day-to-day stresses of life and leaving you feeling relaxed and having a good night sleep.

Using acupuncture and Chinese medicine compliments each other and can be very supportive when trying to manage the feeling of being overwhelmed with so much stress.

How we view stress in Chinese medicine.

Stress causes an imbalance in the body’s energy and causes it to flow improperly. The Qi can become blocked and stagnant, It must be unblocked and flow freely in order to restore harmonious balance to the body.

By stimulating the proper acupressure points, the Qi can flow freely, there by alleviating stress induced mental and physical symptoms.

We treat the mind and body holistically as it is a whole system in Chinese Medicine. The mental system affects the physical and stress is a great example of how the connection between the mind and body are connected.

Try acupuncture today to alleviate your stress to live a happier joyful life.

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