With a customized acupuncture treatment plan, headaches and migraines can be treated with substantial benefits, and without the side-effects that prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause. Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine target the underlying causes and is a widely accepted form of treatment for headaches and migraines in our western culture.
Some people cringe at the thought of needles. Acupuncture needles are about the size of a cat's whisker, which is about 10 times smaller than a hypodermic needles and are quite flexible. Most people feel no pain at all when inserted. Needles are kept in place for about 20 minutes to be most effective in releasing the body's natural life flow of energy required to nourish and support muscles, organs and body systems. Each patient is carefully diagnosed for treatment. At Awakening Balance we utilize full-spectrum acupuncture.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition in the US according to "The Anxiety Disorders Association of America". Anxiety becomes an issue when emotional reactions are out of proportion in a situation where they interfere with a person's daily functions or sleep quality.
Clinical studies have proven that acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment for mood disorders including anxiety and depression. Where medications may have unwanted side-effects, acupuncture alone can help people who suffer from anxiety disorders. We would be happy to discuss this further with you.