Emotional Health

Stress

Stress can be a normal reaction to certain life events. Appropriate reactions to stress help us to resolve conflict and get things done. However if you feel constantly under pressure, it can take a toll on the body and mind. Constant stress creates frazzled, overwhelmed feelings that can damage your health and lead to mood swings, effect your relationships and disrupt your quality of life.

boho family wellnessLong-term exposure to stress can lead to these health issues:

  • Pain of any kind
  • Heart disease
  • Digestive problems
  • Sleep problems
  • Depression
  • Obesity
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Skin conditions, such as eczema
  • Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety have varying presentations from person to person. Typically, the more symptoms that are present and the longer they last, the more severe it will become without getting help.

Stress and anxiety cause blockages in the flow of Qi. You may feel these blockages in numerous ways. Acupuncture removes the obstructions that prevent the flow of Qi. It also nourishes aspects of the self that have been depleted by constant emotional strain and gives you the energy and balance needed to function in modern life. When Qi flows smoothly throughout the meridians of your body, it’s able to naturally heal itself.

Here is a further list of complaints issued by WHO (The World Health Organization) we have treated successfully:

Aangina pectoris Female urethral syndrome Postoperative pain
Abdominal pain Fibromyalgia and fasciitis Premenstrual syndrome
Acne vulgaris Gouty arthritis Prostatitis
Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy Headache Pruritus
Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever) Herpes zoster, Herpes Simplex Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome
Bell’s palsy Hypertension, essential Raynaud syndrome, primary
Biliary colic Hypo-ovarianism Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection
Breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Hypotension, primary Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
Bronchial asthma Insomnia Rheumatoid arthritis
Cancer pain Irritable colon syndrome Sciatica
Cardiac neurosis Knee pain Sjögren syndrome
Cholecystitis, chronic, with acute exacerbation Low back pain Small airway obstruction
Cholelithiasis Male sexual dysfunction Sore throat (including tonsillitis)
Correction of Morning sickness Ménière disease Spine pain, acute
Depression Nausea and vomiting Sprain
Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent Neck pain Stiff neck
Dysmenorrhoea Neuralgia, post-herpetic Stroke
Earache Neurodermatitis Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
Epigastralgia Neuropathic bladder in spinal cord injury Tennis elbow
Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders) Osteoarthritis Ulcerative colitis, chronic
Facial spasm Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction) Urolithiasis
Female infertility Polycystic ovary syndrome Whooping cough

 

From looking at this list it may seem that we can help almost anything. The reason for this is that when performed correctly, natural medicine treats the person and not just the disease.

There is a HUGE difference between working towards balancing and strengthening a patient so that his or her entire body is functional & vibrant, versus just trying to alleviate a symptom.

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