Insomnia can be treated with medications, but it may cause side effects such as dependency and damage of memory. Acupuncture is a safe method which promotes the healing process and has much less side effects than drug therapy. Acupuncture can effectively improve total sleep time and sleep efficiency.
• Anxiety, Stress & Depression
Treatments for mental health issues are not one-size-fits-all. Acupuncture, in combination with other mental health treatments, can be a valuable approach in helping people manage and relieve a mental health problem. Acupuncture stimulates the body‘s own self-healing process and can help to manage a range of health conditions effectively including Insomnia, anxiety and stress. Scientific research has found that acupuncture helps to increase a number of central nervous system hormones including noradrenaline, serotonin and beta-endorphins which assist in emotional regulation and result in positive feelings.
• Quit smoking/drugs, How does acupuncture to help quit smoking work?
If you‘re trying to quit smoking or drugs, acupuncture is a natural way to help you to suppress the craving. Acupuncture may affect the individual’s smoking by reducing their desire to smoke and also the taste of tobacco. In between acupuncture treatments, your acupuncturist may also use ear points to so you can continue the treatment at home . Ear points are especially effective in suppressing cravings to the tobacco and drugs which involves placing small seeds on your ear with adhesive tape.
At Floreat Acupuncture Perth, our experienced practitioners may apply various techniques and carefully choose the acupuncture points (acupoints) that suits you the best. The acupoints might be different for each person based on individual conditions; also, the points and techniques may not be the same at your each visit according to your current situation. Please keep in mind that it may take a few sessions to allow your body to get the best possible result. Make sure to discuss your situation thoroughly with your acupuncturist before undergoing treatment.