Acupuncture is a treatment commonly sought to reduce or mitigate the effects of stress, anxiety and depression. Symptoms are different for everyone and can manifest as emotional, physical, cognitive and behavioural.
So what is Stress?
Stress is the body’s inability to regulate the internal environment, and thus creates an imbalance within. Feelings of anxiety may develop and low mood to the point of depression and despair.
The health and safety executive state that in 2016/17 over half a million people in the UK suffered with work-related stress, anxiety or depression. (1)
- Are you getting the most from your sleep?
- Is energy in short supply?
- Are daily tasks more of a challenge?
- Fed up of managing side effects of drugs
- Want to get of that merry-go-round?
In a healthy mind, body and spirit negative feelings of stress, anxiety and low mood is short-lived, and recovery is positive.
- That over bearing boss
- Moving house stress
- The difficult mother-in-law
Persisting symptoms of mind, body and spirit become stuck, will not serve you well and push the central nervous system to overdrive.
Plastering over the cracks with prescription medication is not always the answer..
Chinese medicine is thousands upon thousands of years old and gets to the root cause of a condition.
Response to stress matters!
Emotions kept inwards serve no purpose and eventually manifest in the physical, creating real and often debilitating symptoms.
- IBS & gut dysbiosis
- Panic attacks
- High blood pressure
- Heart palpitations
- Aches and pains
- Irregular menstrual cycle
- Hormone imbalance
Take control, feel empowered and make your symptoms a distant memory!