5 Reasons You Need to Try Acupuncture Right Now

If you have been sitting on the fence, and wondering whether you should make acupuncture treatment in San Francisco a part of your health care regimen, here are five compelling reasons to help you make up your mind.

  1. Acupuncture is a 2000-Year-Old Oriental Healing Science

You may not know it, but acupuncture is an ancient healing science dating back to 2,000 years. It involves pricking the skin at strategic points with extremely thin needles, and this helps to treat physical, emotional and mental conditions, and pain. It is believed that acupuncture balances Qi, or life force energy, through the body. If this energy is off-kilter, it leads to health problems. Acupuncture works to restore the flow of Qi by removing obstacles in its path, and balancing the flow.

  1. Aid in Natural Pain Management

Acupuncture treatment in San Francisco stimulates release of endorphins in the body. These chemicals promote healing, and uplift mood. These endorphins, in turn, help the body release hormones that kill pain; and that is the reason why acupuncture is considered a suitable treatment for acute and chronic conditions that result in pain. Some of these conditions include back pain, headache, osteoarthritis, migraines, Crohn’s disease, and indigestion.

  1. Enhances Longevity

Acupuncture can work as a preventive treatment, thereby preventing illnesses and pain before they occur. The treatment is customized based on the person’s prevailing health, and medical history. As a result, this tailored approach helps to combat the onset of health conditions before they occur.

  1. Relaxes Body and Mind

If you are stressed and anxious, you should not think twice before seeking acupuncture treatment in San Francisco. This treatment method can relax and calm the body, mind and spirit. It is a great way to minimize anxiety and stress, and improve memory. Acupuncture is considered an effective treatment to combat depression, anxiety, and insomnia

  1. Makes the Skin Radiant and Healthy-Looking

Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine believe that the skin reflects a person’s health and well-being. So, when you go in for acupuncture treatment, it helps to combat ailments; and as you continue regular and consistent treatments, it will make your skin brighter and smoother. As a result, you will have a glow on your skin. Acupuncture is also the apt treatment for people with certain skin conditions, like rosacea and puffiness.
So, now you know why you should not hesitate to consult an acupuncturist to benefit from acupuncture treatment in San Francisco. Call Anchor Acupuncture and Wellness today at 415-855-3112 to schedule an appointment.

Amanda Moler is a licensed acupuncturist and certified fertility acupuncturist (FABORM), serving San Francisco, CA.  Her educational background includes receiving a bachelor’s degree in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from Antioch College in 2001 and in 2010, her master’s degree from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 2008, she also attended Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, IL for education on acupuncture and oriental medicine. Asa Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine, she has gained recognition for treating complex women fertility cases, providing guidance on painful side-effects of drugs, hormones, and maintaining the overall well-being of women. Follow Anchor Acupuncture and Amanda Moler on Facebook , Instagram, LinkedIn.