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Anxiety

Natural therapies and Acupuncture can ease anxiety

Acupuncture and naturopathic medicine can help with reduce the frequency of panic attacks and decrease symptoms associated with anxiety.

Anxiety Definition:

Anxiety maybe experienced as intense worry or fear affecting quality of life.

Anxiety Causes:

Causes of anxiety include:

  • Stress
  • Associated with other conditions including: heart disease, diabetes, thyroid issues, asthma
  • Drug abuse or withdrawal
  • Withdrawal from alcohol, anti-anxiety medications (benzodiazepines) or other medications
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Premenstrual syndrome

Anxiety Symptoms:

Symptoms of anxiety include:

  • feeling nervous
  • worry
  • fear
  • increased sweating
  • heart palpitations
  • trouble breathing
  • trouble concentrating

Anxiety Treatments:

Acupuncture can help with reduce the frequency of panic attacks, decrease symptoms associated with anxiety such as increase sweating, racing mind, poor sleep or insomnia, trouble focusing, and mental/emotional aspects of worry, irritability, or uneasiness. Acupuncture can promote a general feeling of calm and peace and train the mind and body to overcome anxiety-provoking situations to handle them with ease.

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