The Effect of Acupuncture on Wellbeing
Nurturing yourself is not selfish. It’s essential to your survival and well being.
“Acupuncture proves that getting stabbed by others can make you feel better.”
Acupuncture is one of the oldest methods of medicine which came from China. It is not just the use of needles. Instead, it allows the balance of the nervous and organ systems in the body as well. Moreover, it is also an excellent preventative medical approach as it provides context to in organizing patient symptoms. Furthermore, it can also improve the physical, mental, and emotional health and well being of an individual.
Contrary to popular belief, acupuncture doesn’t hurt and is a painless procedure. The needles used are blunt extremely small thus, only pressure the tissue of the skin not making it bleed. Moreover, this method has is only recently recognized by the Western Medical Industry
A study in 2011 affirm that acupuncture can improve back pain by relieving the I4 and I5.
Benefits of acupuncture:
- It helps relieve pain. A study from NHS shows that this method may be able to reduce pain to 50%. It is useful for back pain, neck pain shoulder pain, and headache. `
- It can reduce anxiety. Studies show that a 20-minute acupuncture treatment can significantly reduce symptoms for anxiety.
- It can enhance fertility. The British Acupuncture Council states that acupuncture can regulate hormone secretion, muscle relaxation, and blood flow increment to ovaries and uterus.
- It can improve memory. Studies have also seen that acupuncture can improve memory and cognitive processing in young adults.