Are you overwhelmed by stress, exhausted and unable to sleep because your brain won’t slow down and your muscles can’t relax, anxious and nauseous with stomach knots, diarrhea, constipation or throbbing headaches that keep coming back?

AS-95765489_Stress1Stress is often overlooked as a temporary, situational nuisance but it can be very disruptive and even debilitating. On a good day you feel tense and frustrated but on a bad one you feel panicked and out of control. The longer your body stays in fight-or-flight mode, the quicker it will lead to mental and physical exhaustion. Ignoring it isn’t a great solution because the long-term effects of chronic stress can lead to serious, life-changing health issues like heart conditions, stroke or worse.

Acupuncture can be very effective to relax and reset your mind and body, helping you manage your stress and calm your nervous system over the course of nine weeks so that you can be relaxed, balanced and better able to navigate through daily life. At your first visit we’ll discuss the nature of your stress and what specific symptoms it causes for you. By targeting persistent symptoms and learning to incorporate stress-management tools into your daily routine, we’ll work to maintain and continuously lower your stress levels over time.