How Acupuncture Supports Men’s Health

If you thought acupuncture is just for women and their issues, you are highly mistaken. Acupuncture can also help men when they opt for a trained and experienced San Francisco acupuncturist. Acupuncture helps men and women improve mood and sleep; it alleviates pain and aids in recovery from addiction. However, there are three specific areas that acupuncture comes to the rescue of men.
Control Seasonal Allergies
If you dread pollen season, you are going to be happy to know that acupuncture can help you get rid of the debilitating runny and stuffy nose and headaches which come with the season. Regular acupuncture can not only minimize symptoms of allergic rhinitis, but can also reduce their severity. As a result, you do not have to consume so many antihistamines to combat the symptoms. The key lies in getting acupuncture on a regular and consistent basis to control allergic rhinitis.
Improve Athletic Performance and Post-Exercise Recovery
Whether you are a professional sportsperson or an amateur athlete, you know that after working out, muscles can be painful and tight. And, if you have suffered a sports injury, you may be suffering from musculoskeletal imbalance. If that is the case, you should not hesitate to consult a trained and certified San Francisco acupuncturist. Regular sessions of acupuncture can help repair tissues, minimize inflammation, increase muscle strength and flexibility, and enhance range of motion. It can also help you recover faster after strenuous and exhaustive exercise session by reducing muscle soreness, presence of blood lactate, heart rate, and oxygen consumption. If you are a professional athlete, you will find that acupuncture can boost your anaerobic threshold and maximum oxygen uptake.
Boost Your Libido and Stamina
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that kidneys are essential to optimal sexual functioning. Hence, any imbalance in the kidneys can lower your libido, reduce your stamina, and diminish your energy levels, leaving you incapable of performing. This can mar your confidence and self-esteem. Thankfully, you do not have to worry any longer about the level of your desire and stamina as regular acupuncture can enhance both. There is evidence to show that acupuncture can increase sperm motility, quantity and quality, and even help men experiencing erectile dysfunction.
So, if you are still skeptical about acupuncture, you now have good reason to consult Anchor Acupuncture and Wellness – the best San Francisco acupuncturist, and schedule an evaluation and treatment session. It is a natural treatment method that can help in treating many health issues that are specific to men. Call us 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.