Are you unhappy? Sad? Depressed? Irritable?
Feeling under the weather emotionally or mentally takes just as much of a toll on us as a physical ailment does. As a matter of fact, most physical ailments actually have an emotional component to them. Just because you’re feeling a little blue doesn’t mean that lower back pain doesn’t have a connection with your emotions. In acupuncture, we treat the body so holistically that during the interview, we’ll figure out if your emotions are contributing to your physical problems.
Each organ system in Chinese Medicine correlates to a certain emotion. For instance, the liver is associated with anger and irritability. Sometimes when we experience anger and irritability, we can have other symptoms such as chest tightness and hypochondrial pain (our physical symptoms). Sometimes it’s easy to see that when we are anxious, we get short of breath, but sometimes the correlation is a little more difficult to decipher. See how that works?
Good news for you… acupuncture works like peeling off the layers of an onion. The inner core of an onion gets very deep in relation to the outside layers. That’s how our body works too. We have years of events that we’ve experienced and those stick with us! This is the healing model in Chinese Medicine.
Acupuncture can help with anxiety, depression, irritability, sadness, grief, mania, melancholy, guilt and other ways you’re feeling out of balance emotionally or mentally.
Acupuncture is also known to help with traumatic events as well. If you’ve just experienced a car accident or other traumatic event, get to your acupuncturist ASAP! Also, if you’re grieving a loss, acupuncture can help resolve these issues as well.
If you have the blues, give us a call at 308-631-0087.