MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health

Why Mental Health?

Mental wellness is a cornerstone of physical health. Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine have been used for centuries to safely and effectively treat a wide range of Mental Health conditions, all without the unpleasant side effects associated with today’s anti-depressant and anti-anxiety medications. In fact, recent studies have shown that Acupuncture is actually more effective than certain anti-depressant medication at treating mild depression. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can also be treated successfully with Acupuncture and Herbs. Our skilled practitioners are trained to provide a safe space for the healing of past trauma.

Treatable Mental Health Conditions

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Insomnia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

RESOURCES

Research on Acupuncture for the Treatment of Stress, Depression, Anxiety, and Insomnia

Acupuncture Provides Significant Symptom Relief for Depression

The effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment for major depression was examined in 38 women, randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups. Specific treatment involved acupuncture treatments for symptoms of depression; nonspecific treatment involved acupuncture for symptoms that were not clearly part of depression; a wait-list condition involved waiting without treatment for 8 weeks. The nonspecific and wait-list conditions were followed by specific treatment. Five women terminated treatment prematurely, 4 prior to the completion of the first 8 weeks. Following treatments specifically designed to address depression, 64% of the women (n = 33) experienced full remission…

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Acupuncture as Effective as Anti-Depressant Medication

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Anxiety

Acupuncture Leads to Remarkable Reduction in Anxiety Disorder

Acupuncture Effective for Treatment of Insomnia

Acupuncture More Effective Than Benzodiazepines for Treating Insomnia

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A Holistic Approach to Health

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We offer a variety of holistic treatment options to match your needs. If you are new to holistic healthcare or simply have some questions, we offer free 20-30 minute consultations to new patients.

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