Monday, December 23, 2013

Acupuncture for Stress Relief

At one time or another, we all experience what we call "stress." This feeling is natural, healthy response to events around us, this event was held in a positive or negative way. When we are healthy and fatigue life is short, we can usually recover without much effect on our overall health. However, when chronic or acute fatigue, and ultimately our emotional health, our physical health to begin suffer.

In Chinese medicine, stress, anxiety, depression or strong emotions interfere with the smooth flow of energy throughout the body. Stress, anger, or strong emotions can block the free flow of energy in the body. So, stress is a problem hidden behind all kinds of chronic ailments.

For For example, many people are complaining because it's very "stressful" experience upper back, shoulder and neck pain. When this happens, the free flow of energy is blocked, causing tension in the area, resulting in pain, cramping, and tightness. This tension also often cause gastrointestinal obstruction, insomnia, headaches and chronic fatigue.

From Western viewpoint, acupuncture works to relieve stress by releasing endorphins, natural pain chemicals in the brain. In addition, acupuncture improves circulation of blood throughout the body, which oxygenates the tissues and cycles out cortisol and other waste chemicals.

Stress Acupuncture creates a calming effect on the body, lowers the heart rate, lowers blood pressure and relax muscles. A stress acupuncture will work with you to find a healthy diet and lifestyle options to support you through this time added pressure on already busy life. And is not eligible to take an hour a week to take care of yourself?

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