Try Acupuncture for Your Anxiety!
Yes, Acupuncture is an effective medical treatment for the relief of anxiety.
Acupuncture has been a natural alternative to anxiety medication for many of my patients over the years, even the most skeptical.
Of course, anyone thinking of stopping any prescribed medication should always consult with their doctor first, and should only begin tapering any prescription medication under careful doctor supervision.
Read in this Anxiety Patient Testimonial
About How Acupuncture Relieved Anxiety & Improved This Person’s Quality of Life!
Your acupuncturist will likely ask you about your daily diet and come up with some diet and lifestyle modification recommendations to help ease your anxiety. Be sure to ask your acupuncturist about any questions or concerns you may have.
Licensed acupuncturists have gone through rigorous education in order to become licensed in their state and certified nationally. They have dedicated much time and money to learning the art and medicine of acupuncture and are therefore, likely dedicated to you, the patient and to making you feel better! So, ask them questions. Most acupuncturists are very passionate about what they do!
What Can You Do to Improve Your Anxiety?
- Try adding a daily Magnesium Supplement (check with doctor first)
- Include Yoga or Running in your weekly routine (check with doctor first)
- Deep Breathing/ Mindfulness Meditation
- Get regular acupuncture treatments (be sure you see a licensed acupuncturist)
- Eat a low inflammation diet and pay attention to how food affects you as an individual
- Surround yourself with a good, loving, positive support network of people who you actually see regularly!
Signs and Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency:
- Low Mood (Anxiety, Depression)
- Low Energy
- Muscle Cramps
- Headaches/ Migraines
Did You Know 90% of us Do NOT Get Enough Magnesium in our Diets?
- Jon Kabat-Zinn
- Pema Chodron
- Tara Brach
Many free guided Mindfulness Meditations can be found by Jon Kabat-Zinn on youtube.com. He has written many books on the subject.
Tara Brach has some of her interesting talks available for free on youtube.com. She has written a couple of books on the subject.
Pema Chodron has some free audio downloads available on her website. She has written many books on the subject.
I have been able to find all three of the above-mentioned authors at my local library. Here are some of my favorite books on Mindfulness Meditation by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Pema Chodron and Tara Brach.
- Book: “The Anti-Anxiety Food Solution” by Trudy Scott
- Your licensed acupuncturist can be a good resource for Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) diet therapy
- Books: TCM Food Therapy books by Bob Flaws
Other Related Blog Posts by Aleeshadackerman.com :
- Mindfulness Meditation for Pain and Dis-ease
- Thyroid, Auto Immune Issues and Acupuncture
- Acupuncture for Endometriosis Pain
Thanks for reading! Feel better, Move Forward
Written by Aleesha Ackerman, LAc
Aleesha Ackerman is a certified and state licensed acupuncturist with a Master’s degree in acupuncture. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree from Hamline University. Aleesha owns and operates Aleesha D Acupuncture clinic for Pain and Women’s Health in Anoka, MN.
She became interested in acupuncture and holistic medicine when acupuncture cured her of debilitating migraine pain after an auto collision with a semi-truck. Aleesha specializes in treating acute and chronic pain and Women’s Health. Women come to her everyday with issues such as hot flashes, mood imbalance and low energy. Read more about Aleesha and what she specializes in Here.
Patients at Aleesha D Acupuncture report feeling cared for, listened to and are happy to get the much-needed pain and stress relief from their treatments!
Why wait? Start Your Relief Today- contact Aleesha D Acupuncture in Anoka today to schedule your acupuncture appointment!
Feel Better, Move Forward
Aleesha D Acupuncture is located in historic downtown Anoka at 207 East Main Street just off Highway 10 with free lots, ramps and street parking.
This article is not intended to replace any health care. No information on this site should be relied on to determine medical diagnosis or treatment for a medical condition. As with any health concerns, always be sure to consult your health care provider with any health concerns.
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