An important component of ancient and traditional Chinese medicine, patients often come to Dr. Greenberg to help relieve pain and seek aid for effective and long term pain management. However, this isn’t the only condition the certified acupuncture physician effectively treats.
Following are some research-backed reasons why this ancient practice is a boon when it comes to improving overall health of patient.
Acupuncture Benefits For;
Undertaking 20 sessions of electro-acupuncture can help to reduce the number of monthly and chronic migraines within 4 weeks.
Undertaking 12 acupuncture sessions is particularly beneficial for seasonal allergy sufferers. People have not only reported reduced symptoms; but using acupuncture therapy has also enabled them to use antihistamines less often.
10 sessions taken over the course of the month has been known to effectively treat acid reflux disease and help sooth heartburn (much better than meds).
The Immune System
With the right placement of needles, acupuncture physicians can help boost activity of healthy immune cells when it comes to seeking out and destroying infections. This means a better and healthier immune system.
Obese adults have been able to shed up to 9 pounds with the help of acupuncture treatment, which was carried over a span of 2 weeks- 4 months.
Undertaking regular sessions of acupuncture have been known to decrease stress markers while also helping lower blood pressure of patients.
The production of neurotransmitters that are associated with sleep and relaxation is increased as a result of acupuncture. This in turn helps patients with insomnia as sufferers have been known to sleep better after undergoing sessions.
Acupuncture and its relation with decrease in menopause symptoms is one reason why many women have taken this route of treatment. The frequency and severity of classic menopause symptoms – such as hot flashes – can ease for up to 3 months after treatment.
With so many reasons to try acupuncture, there’s really no reason why you shouldn’t! Get in touch today with Dr. Greenberg. You can also benefit from a free consultation at The Acupuncture Center of Bradenton.
Speak with us, and we’ll guide you through the different conditions for which acupuncture can be effectively used.