Acupuncture – depression and anxiety
Emotional disorders like strees,depression and anxiety is linked to internal organ systems in Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is not a pure mental issue. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine have always considered the connection between mind and body to be inseparable. Along with the ancient descriptions of external environmental disease factors, such as Wind, Heat, Dryness ,Dampness and Cold, internal causes of disease were considered to be due to emotions. Anger, hate, jealousy, constant complaining and unease were correlated to each of the five Yin organ systems of the body. Imbalances within these organ systems could be the origin of the emotion, or the emotion could injure the corresponding internal organ system over time.
According to the Traditional Chinese medicine, the root of emotional disorders such as stress, depression and anxiety etc. is lack of life energy or unbalance of this energy among organ systems. It has solid base of cause, does not like a smoking in the air of psycho.
How to treat depression and anxiety?
While modern life has helped make so many aspects of daily living easier, many people still suffer from emotional distress. Subsequently, Anxiety and Depression are two of the most common mental-emotional conditions affecting individuals today. The good news is that Acupuncture can provide a natural form of relief from these feelings, helping you return to a happier life.
Regardless of whether you are experiencing anxiety, depression, or some other emotional difficulty, making changes in your lifestyle can help balance your mind. Like get up earlier and sleep earlier (before 11:00pm) and eat three meals regularly, get more sunlight without sun glasses… However, consider beginning a program of exercise to help circulate your own energy and studying a form of meditation to learn how to control and relax your mind. Activities such as Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and Yoga are excellent forms of mind-body exercise that can improve you ability to control both depression and anxiety. Practicing these arts in conjunction with regular acupuncture treatments will provide the foundation for a positive change in your life.