One of our specialties at the Acupuncture Center is treating anxiety and depression. One reason that we have chosen to focus on this is because it is so prevalent in our society. Another reason is that acupuncture and Chinese herbs do such a good job at treating these conditions. Acupuncture is based on the concept of Chi, which is energy that runs around our body, much like blood does, that keeps up healthy. It is essential for good health that we have enough Chi and that it moves smoothly throughout our body. Stress and anxiety are so damaging to the body because they cause the Chi not to flow smoothly. An acupuncture treatment works on getting the Chi to flow smoothly, promoting a sense of calmness and very directly effecting the health of our body. We would concentrate on stress organs like the liver and kidney. We will sometimes recommend an herbal formula like one sometimes called 'Free and Easy Wanderer'. I like this formula because it is also a tonic and is making the body stronger to help it react better to stressful situations. We always attempt at least to treat the root of the problem and this can be done in this case. For more info on how we treat anxiety and stress click here. For info about our current special package to treat anxiety and stress click here.
Monte Jackson, owner Acupuncture Center of Richmond