Five Surprising Benefits of Acupuncture

Five Surprising Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture Boca Raton

With the current opioid abuse epidemic affecting the United States, more and more Americans are looking for non-addictive alternatives to pain and other health conditions. Finding relief through holistic means is becoming more popular as people are more conscious of the things they allow into their body. For many, the answer is acupuncture treatment in Boca Raton. This ancient Chinese healing practice is for more than just pain—here’s five surprising benefits of acupuncture. 

Nausea Reduction 

Acupuncture treats a variety of ailments using the natural flow of energy through the body to heal. For nausea and vomiting, acupuncture therapy in Boca Raton can help to reduce and prevent future symptoms. This is beneficial to people who struggle with frequent nausea, such as pregnant women, people undergoing chemotherapy, and those with chronic illness.  

Acupuncture for nausea typically utilizes P6 or Neiguan point, located about three finger widths below the wrist. Through gentle, pain-free care with Perfect Union of Body & Mind, you can get the relief you need to get back to living your life to the fullest. 

Insomnia Relief 

Insomnia is more than just a few sleepless nights. It is a sleep disorder characterized by difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, causing exhaustion and affecting cognitive function. Factors that may contribute to insomnia include stress, depression, and health conditions such as cancer, heart conditions, and asthma. Even if insomnia occurs on its own, relief is possible.  

Acupuncture for insomnia focuses on addressing imbalances within the body which may contribute to sleeplessness and related issues. By promoting a more equitable flow of energy through the body, this ancient practice allows the body to achieve deeper, longer sleep cycles so you wake feeling well-rested and energized. 

Digestive Issues 

As with any health issue, acupuncture treatment in Boca Raton addressed digestive issues from the base level. By promoting a better flow of energy and removing blockages, acupuncture can help relieve issues such as heart burn, indigestion, constipation, and more. For people with chronic digestive issues such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, regular acupuncture therapy can help reduce the frequency and severity of flare ups. Acupuncture also helps to reduce the inflammation associated with IBS and other digestive conditions. 

Weight Loss 

While acupuncture is not an alternative to eating well and exercising, it has been shown to assist with regulating one’s digestion and curbing an overactive appetite, which may be helpful. For people who are on a weight loss journey, Perfect Union of Body & Mind offers both acupuncture and nutritional counseling. Our dedication to total body wellness is personalized to meet each patient’s needs, including those seeking to lose weight.  

Mental Health Benefits 

Acupuncture therapy in Boca Raton has been shown to help reduce symptoms of mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. Because mental health disorders are often rooted in biochemical imbalances within the brain, acupuncture can be helpful in restoring that balance. By focusing on the physical aspects of these illnesses, we allowing patients to focus on gaining the skills and coping mechanisms necessary for healing. 

Perfect Union of Body & Mind was founded with the intention of helping our patients achieve physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Let us help you—contact us now!