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Acupuncture for Stress Relief

Acupuncture for Stress Relief


Acupuncture is very relaxing and calming to the body. Many people have undergone this treatment and found it to be helpful in getting relieved from stress and anxiety. There is a widespread belief that the acupuncture treatment is painful and scary as it involves needles.

How does acupuncture help relieve stress?

Acupuncture decreases stress by releasing endorphins i.e. natural pain killer chemicals in the brain. This therapy improves blood circulation throughout the body and boosts the amount of oxygen in tissues. Some people experience a feeling of relaxation immediately after the insertion of the first needle.

Does acupuncture work immediately?

There are certainly instances of acupuncture producing immediate results. However, this is more an exception than the rule — and when it happens, the results tend to be short-lived. If you want lasting results from acupuncture, especially for a chronic condition, you must commit to the process.

How do you calm down pressure points?
Hall of impression point
  • Sit comfortably. It can help to close your eyes.
  • Touch the spot between your eyebrows with your index finger or thumb.
  • Take slow, deep breaths and apply gentle, firm pressure in a circular motion for 5 to 10 minutes.
What are the negative side effects of acupuncture?

The most common side effects of acupuncture include bleeding, soreness, or bruising at the site of needle insertion. Other risks of acupuncture include dizziness, fainting, local internal bleeding, convulsions, hepatitis B, dermatitis, nerve damage, increased pain, and very rarely injury to an internal organ