Anxiety and Depression

Acupuncture treatment for anxiety and depression in North London and Woking

Young woman suffering with anxiety and depression
Acupuncture can stimulate endorphin production and complement other anxiety and depression treatments

Anxiety and depression

As far as anxiety and depression are concerned, acupuncture is certainly a useful adjunct in those suffering from anxious states, panic attacks and some simple cases of depression.

There are few “natural ” remedies that can be used but tumeric or other name curcumin are natural and safe supplements that have been used to help relieve these conditions.

Acupuncture, although not claiming to cure these mental conditions, can help by stimulating the production of  endorphins around the body, promoting the body’s own relaxing hormones which can effectively sedate patients to a certain degree, and help lift their mood.

The production of these chemicals explains why some people can feel quite tired after an Acupuncture treatment.

Acupuncture is definitely an option for those patients seeking help that may complement other treatment for anxiety and depression that you may be having.

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