Acupuncture and general health
Many people come to acupuncture for help with specific symptoms or conditions. Some people may have treatment as a preventative measure to strengthen their constitution or because they feel unwell in themselves without being “ill” in the Western sense. Seeing health and illness from a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective enables the practitioner to treat subtle imbalances. This not only relieves symptoms but also can help improve the functioning of the immune system, regulate organ functions and create an enhanced sense of well-being thereby relieving stress and anxiety.
Research and clinical experience has shown acupuncture to be effective in treating a wide range of ailments. Acupuncture may help with the symptoms of anxiety, asthma, arthritis, back pain, chronic fatigue, depression, headaches, migraine, high blood pressure, IBS & digestive problems; insomnia; low immunity; menstrual problems; menopausal compalints; sciatica; stress. Please visit the British Acupuncture Council and World Health Organisation for further information.