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Acupuncture For Stress

Early Studies

In a study conducted at Yale University Medical School in the 1990's acupuncture was demonstrated to significantly reduce stress. The study showed that the technique succeeded in lowering blood pressure, anxiety state, heart rate and electrodermal activities in the majority of test subjects.

In a second study, published in 1998, acupuncture was successful in treating 85.7 percent of test subjects with General Anxiety Disorder.

Acupuncture Vs. Traditional Medicine

Acupuncture is considered a holistic medicine, and those who are treated generally experience no side effects.This is in stark contrast to the many side effects often experienced by patients taking prescription medications to reduce the affects anxiety and stress.

How Acupuncture works

Acupuncture is a method which the chinese believe can help to restore the flow of energy of Chi throughout the body.  By restorying the "flow" acupuncture reduces the presence of certain chemicals in the body which are produced at high levels during periods of stress. Additionally acupuncture procedures help to optimize nerve transmissions along the spine, and stimulate the internal organs, increasing their ability to function properly.

 

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