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Commonly Asked Questions About Acupuncture

Not keen on the idea of needles? There are alternatives to acupuncture! Read to find out a few things you should know about acupuncture therapy.

Is there an alternative to accupuncture? Needles scare me!

Absolutely. You can start with accupressure. Usually Healthy Body work and acupressure is part of the treatment in order to bring the Healthy Body back to balance.

How does having my “energy out of balance” affect my overall health?

When energies are out of balance it can manifest in physical symptoms such as digestion issues, hormone imbalances, anxiety/depression, poor immune system and fatigue just to name a few.

What kinds of health conditions can acupuncture help with?

Acupuncture can help with period regulation, fertility, menopausal symptoms, digestion and mood regulation, pain management and stress.  

Does having acupuncture mean I can stop my medicines or supplements?

Not necessarily. Acupuncture works even better while taking the appropriate medicines.

Is there anything I should/shouldn’t do right after receiving acupuncture therapy?

After acupuncture, I would avoid strenuous physical activity.

Drink lots of water and make sure you are well fed during and after the treatment.