Acupuncture for Stress Relief

Updated. Originally posted 12/29/2016.

Using Acupuncture for Stress Relief and Winning the Battle

Raise your hand if you’re stressed. We have demanding jobs, kids, bills, all kinds of family issues, health concerns, that one sports team that can’t put together a winning season 😠. Luckily, you don’t have to risk your health or sanity for any of these because… (drum roll)… acupuncture for stress relief works!

Acupuncture is a very popular alternative to help decrease or eliminate stress. When the human body undergoes stress it signals certain hormones to increase and others to decrease.  Due to this hormonal feedback, many people who have stress frequently find themselves getting sick, or have difficulty losing weight. Some may even find it difficult to concentrate. Things are just not balanced the way they need to be in order to function properly.

How does acupuncture help relieve stress?

Acupuncture for stress and anxiety being performed at Physio Logic NYC in Downtown Brooklyn, NY.

Studies have shown that acupuncture slows down the body’s production of stress hormones.  The acupuncturist will choose specific points to insert a needle in order to harmonize the body.  At that point, you are able to breathe and relax on the table.  It is a great opportunity to give yourself that desired “me time” and practice mindful breathing to just enhance the treatment and results.  When hormones can balance out then the body and mind can balance out.

Indicators of Stress

Electroacupuncture being performed at Physio Logic NYC in Downtown Brooklyn, NY.

Some indicators of stress can be:

  • headaches
  • high blood pressure
  • stomach upset/digestive issues
  • fatigue
  • rashes
  • irritability
  • sweating
  • insomnia
  • & a number of other issues

Chinese medicine will always look at the root of the problem and help alleviate the symptoms that come with it.  Patients that seek acupuncture for stress relief can absolutely feel immediate results of feeling relaxed and recharged, however, it is very important to understand that long-term results can take time, a subject that many people stress over.  It is a lifelong practice in conjunction with acupuncture that will yield dramatic results of feeling better over the long haul in reducing your stress levels.

Are you ready to get your stress in check? Find yourself a Licensed Acupuncturist and schedule an evaluation. If you’re looking for Acupuncture in Brooklyn, NY, you’re in luck. Physio Logic NYC offers Acupuncture for stress relief and many other conditions such as migraines, weight loss, and back pain; just to name a few.  If you’d like to schedule an evaluation, just give us a call or start by filling out the form below.

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