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Living a Healthier Life with Acupuncture

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Many people are skeptical about acupuncture and other ancient or holistic medicines and treatments as they do not believe they actually work. However there is a reason that many holistic treatments have been used for thousands of years. For many people they have proven to be a very effective treatment to assist in living a healthier life. The acupuncture Ottawa acupuncturists offer, is a proven medical treatment. Recent studies have shown to be effective in assisting with a number of illnesses from tummy trouble to heart health. There are many ways that acupuncture can help you live a healthier life.

Acupuncture focuses on keeping a balance between mind and body as well as the body’s natural flow and energy referred to as “qi”. It is applied using a number of techniques including the insertion of tiny needles, pressure, heat and massage to stimulate acupoints in the body. The flow of energy through the body travels on meridians and an acupuncturist will place pressure on the areas that require aid due to energy blocks. Acupuncture removes the blocks allowing your natural energy to flow freely. Scientists believe this could be a result of the body’s natural response to release endorphins as well as an improvement to blood flow and brain activity.

Improved Body Function
When blockages are cleared it will improve your body’s function as well as allow your body to use its own natural healing powers to improve many different physiological systems. Modern research has shown that acupuncture aids in promoting health in your:

  • Nervous system
  • Endocrine system
  • Immune system
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Digestive system
  • Areas of chronic pain
  • Sleep patterns
  • Digestive function
  • Sense of well-being

Respected clinical studies have confirmed the benefits of acupuncture as a valid and successful treatment for both physical and mental health including:

  • Musculoskeletal problems
  • Nausea
  • Migraine headache
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Infertility

With the relief of pain comes a happier more active lifestyle and when you are feeling better you will feel less stressed, lessening anxiety and worry. The reduction of many symptoms from headaches to tummy troubles will allow you to enjoy a healthier life and become more productive. The acupuncture Ottawa clinics offer, can improve many aspects of your life which will result in an overall sense of wellbeing.


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