Feeling Tired and Fatigued? Acupuncture Can Help
If you are feeling fatigued and tired, you may want to try acupuncture. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate the flow of energy or “Qi” and promote healing.
Acupuncture has been found to be effective for a range of health concerns, including fatigue.
Acupuncture can help with fatigue in several ways:
- Improving circulation: Acupuncture can help improve blood flow and circulation, which can help deliver more oxygen and nutrients to the body’s cells, including those responsible for energy production.
- Boosting the immune system: Acupuncture can help strengthen the immune system, which can help fight off illnesses that can cause fatigue.
- Reducing stress: Acupuncture has been found to be effective in reducing stress and promoting relaxation, which can help improve sleep and reduce fatigue.
- Balancing hormones: Acupuncture can help balance the hormones that regulate energy production in the body, such as cortisol and adrenaline.
- Addressing underlying health conditions: Acupuncture can be used as part of an integrative treatment approach for conditions that may cause fatigue, such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and autoimmune disorders.
- Reducing inflammation: Acupuncture can help reduce inflammation in the body, which can contribute to feelings of fatigue.
- Balancing the body’s energy: According to traditional Chinese medicine, fatigue can be caused by an imbalance of energy, or Qi, in the body. Acupuncture helps to balance the body’s energy flow, promoting optimal health and reducing fatigue.
If you are feeling fatigued and would like to try acupuncture, it is important to consult a qualified and licensed acupuncturist. They can assess your specific needs and create a personalized treatment plan that can help you feel more energized and revitalized.
During an acupuncture session, the practitioner will first assess your overall health and ask about your specific symptoms and concerns. A typical acupuncture session includes inserting thin, sterile needles into specific points on your body and letting them stay in place for 20 to 30 minutes. You may feel a sensation of warmth, tingling, or slight pressure during the treatment.
About Yang Institute’s Acupuncture
Acupuncture is one of the core services Yang Institute Integrative Medicine offers.
Yang Institute’s well-trained and board-certified specialists in acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have decades of experience treating various chronic conditions, including fatigue, tiredness, and exhaustion. Their compassion, effective care, and dedication to excellence make them trusted by their patients and communities.