Stress (along with anxiety, and depression) is one of the most common issues that patients come in for at Acupuncture & Holistic Arts. Medicine is now confirming that 70% of chronic illness stem from stress and lifestyle issues.
Chronic stress manifests as a wide range of emotional, physical, cognitive and behavioral symptoms. In many cases, they are able to find relief through acupuncture treatments. More specifically, studies show that acupuncture appears to have a positive effect on Heart Rate Variability, which in turn promotes a healthy Central Autonomic Network (or the brain’s “executive function”). Acupuncture can relax the Sympathetic Nervous System. Chronic High stress or even situational stressful situations can effect your health.