I’ve suffered from anxiety and panic attacks since my early teens. Thinking these feelings would go away as I got older but in fact they got progressively worse. Everyday from start to finish was a test. I found it hard to find anything which could alter my state of mind and help me take control […]
You’re in the middle of cooking the dinner, the phone rings and you get caught up in a conversation, meanwhile the smoke alarm goes off, you dash out of the kitchen with the burning pan and desperately try to clear away the smoke. Experiencing stress in this way is important as gives you the adrenaline […]
Stress. The root of a thousand illnesses. An article proving that acupuncture increases release of a Neuropeptide Y(NPY), a peptide that is secreted by the sympathetic nervous system in humans. This is the system that is involved in the ‘Fight or Flight” mode. If you are around in Cork on the 29th March the Acupuncture […]
Reducing the anxiety of a mother with auricular acupuncture whose child is undergoing surgery, resulted in less anxiety in both the mother and the child. A new study shows acupuncture needles — carefully placed around the mother’s ear — can decrease her anxiety. When moms are less anxious, there’s less anxiety in children, experts say.
A small article about stress from a TCM viewpoint. The purpose of the ACHMI group is to provide a forum for interested parties of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in Ireland and abroad – We aim to improve the PR for practitioners and and highlight awareness for the public within Ireland.
Another study on the efficacy of acupuncture on stress again! New research published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Royal Society of Medicine Press) concludes that acupuncture prevents the harmful production of chemicals created by stress. The researchers sought to measure the mechanisms by which acupuncture reduces chronic stress.
TCM practitioners understand that the Mind /Body connection is hugely important in health and in sickness. This Dr feels that his training is letting down patients by not incorporating what we as TCM practitioners and other disciplines like Ayurvedic practitioners are taught from early on.