Anxiety 

 

You’re not alone.

Approximately 40 million American adults ages 18 and older have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders frequently co-occur with depressive disorders or substance abuse. Women are 60% more likely to experience anxiety over their lifetime when compared to men. Often, anxiety peaks in early adulthood and continues beyond middle age.[1]

 

Be here now.

Acupuncture can help you arrive in the moment and experience bodily sensation, realizing your location in the here and now. With regular treatment, new patterns can be established between your body and mind. When you come in for your visit, we will work together on syncing your breathing to the proper rhythm and depth. In the meantime, try this exercise on your mobile device when you are feeling anxiety.

tinyurl.com/anxietybreathing or tinyurl.com/anxietybreathing2

Regular meditation has many benefits including lowering blood pressure[2], decrease in social anxiety[3] and overall life satisfaction. Meditation can be as simple as being aware of your breath or bodily sensations, or as complex as sitting and emptying your mind. When you come for your treatment, we will use guided meditations and mindfulness techniques to help you relax into your treatment.

Book a visit.

Come in for a consultation and learn more about how acupuncture and herbal medicine can help you manage your anxiety. From Qi Gong exercises[4] to diet and simple lifestyle changes, you can quickly be on your way to effectively managing your anxiety. 

 

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