The Many Uses of Acupuncture

//The Many Uses of Acupuncture

Acupuncture utilizes very fine needles being inserted at key points in the body. These needles help activate acupressure points which contribute to stimulating specific nerves. This treatment offers many health benefits and can help many people improve their everyday life. Your acupuncturist will position the fine needles according to your needs.

Balancing Your Qi:

Acupuncture is used to restore and regulate the “qi” within the body. Qi is often referred to as the flow of energy that exists within the body. Oftentimes, the flow of energy is disrupted within the pathways of the body. Acupuncture helps align the flow of Qi by activating key points of the internal organs. This will help your body feel more relaxed and stress free.

Improving Fertility:

It is a common practice to use Acupuncture to improve fertility and increase the likelihood of having a baby. This has been proven to be effective as it improves and regulates the blood flow towards the reproductive organs. It is also said that this often works because Acupuncture can greatly reduce stress, which can have a large impact on ones fertility. If you are struggling to get pregnant, acupuncture may be the solution for you. Start by doing one session a week and gradually increase the length of your sessions!

Weight Loss:

Many people who struggle with shedding weight can benefit from acupuncture. This is because it can help boost your metabolism. This will ultimately allow you to burn down calories at a faster rate. It will help improve your overall digestive function, which will guide you through your weight loss journey. Many people also noted that the decrease in stress from acupuncture helped them cut down on stress eating.

Seasonal Allergies and Asthma:

If you suffer with the yearly allergies that come around spring and summertime, acupuncture may be exactly what you need to feel better. Acupuncture is effective in regulating the respiratory system. Some patients may see immediate results in improving their allergies by a single session whereas; others may require repeated appointments to get relief from allergies or asthma.  With the wide variation of techniques available in acupuncture, ask your doctor which one would suit your needs best.

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