Anxiety disorder
In today’s hectic world most of us experience stress and anxiety at some point of our lives . These emotions are the way body and mind responds to a certain stimulus or event. They are normal and sometimes even helpful, but they can become a problem too. When they start to affect our quality of life, they are no longer a casual emotion but a state of being.

Anxiety symptoms

There are different types and anxiety symptoms. Anxiety disorders include:

Emotional anxiety symptoms:

These emotional symptoms can have an effect on mood. For example, we can have an unrealistic view of problems, see things in a very black and white manner or have a negative state of mind.

Physical anxiety symptoms:

Anxiety related disorders are the majority of diagnosed mental illnesses.
Conventional anxiety treatments include: psychological therapies like cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and applied relaxation, and medication such as antidepressants and benzodiazepines. All the drug treatments come with side effects.

Acupuncture for anxiety – an alternative anxiety remedy

Acupuncture stimulates the nervous system and cause the release of neurochemical messenger molecules. The resulting biochemical changes influence the body’s homeostatic mechanisms, thus promoting physical and emotional well-being.
Research has proven that acupuncture for anxiety is very effective as it relieves anxiety symptoms. It:

Psychotherapy for anxiety

As psychotherapy addresses the underlying reasons for anxiety, it can be effective in relieving your symptoms, and also, help you to prevent anxiety from reoccurring.
In my experience psychotherapy is extremely effective with the treatment of:

Combining acupuncture with Counselling for anxiety

Acupuncture can help in easing physical symptoms, as well as in reducing emotional distress. Through acupuncture, my clients notice their physical symptoms are gradually reducing, which helps them to be able to connect with their feelings on a deeper level in order to release blocked energy.

Through an integrated acupuncture-counselling therapy, blocked emotional energy release happens through acupuncture alongside talking therapy. My patients are guided through easy breathing relaxation during acupuncture treatment, which leads to excellent results as a holistic body and mind treatment.