Acupuncture and Anxiety: Keep Peace of Mind During COVID-19

If you suffer from anxiety, the coronavirus pandemic may be adding to the pressures and stresses you already experience on a day-to-day basis. And it is very understandable, especially while we are still very much navigating these unprecedented times.

From going out in public, to the many contradicting safety precautions we should follow… so, do we wear a mask or not? It is hard to decide if what we’re doing and where we are going is in fact, safe to our health. So, it is only natural to be hesitant when it comes to making an appointment with your holistic doctor.

Would it make a difference to know that healthcare providers share your concerns? Believe it or not, healthcare spaces are likely safer and cleaner than most public areas during the pandemic due to the extra precautions many providers are taking to ensure patient and staff safety.

In fact, a visit to a Holistic Doctor, may just be the remedy you’re seeking if you are suffering from pandemic-related anxiety- and we suggest, if you haven’t already, trying Acupuncture. Not quite sure how Acupuncture could be your answer? Our team of Holistic Experts has broken down why this ancient art of needling pressure points might be the best option to calm your inner turmoil – so, read on.

Using Acupuncture for Anxiety

Acupuncture predates modern medicine: it’s been used for at least the past 2000 years by many Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners. In the hands of a licensed acupuncturist, this treatment is very safe and is thought to help restore the body’s systems to equilibrium. Several medical studies have shown a benefit in the reduction of participants’ anxiety over a 12-week period. And the longer you stick with it, the more likely it is to help you.

Why Should You Consider Acupuncture for COVID-19 Anxiety?

Acupuncture can’t relieve thoughts of COVID-19, but it can definitely help your body to relax so that you are better able to process what’s going on in the world. It’s also important to support your favorite small businesses during this complicated time in history. Many holistic health clinics that serve patients with acupuncture and chiropractic care depend on their regular customers to keep their doors open. Sadly, many are struggling right now because patients are afraid to visit due to coronavirus concerns.

Is Acupuncture Safe During the Pandemic?

Most doctors’ offices are providing hand sanitizers and masks, wiping down seats and equipment, and using social distancing measures such as removing waiting room chairs or spreading them apart so that patients do not come within six feet of each other. They, like you, are dedicated to preventing the spread of COVID-19. Read your provider’s website – most have updated coronavirus guidelines available – or call the office to speak to someone about your concerns.

Relieve Anxiety With The Best 

There are many benefits of Acupuncture that extend beyond helping with anxiety. If you would like additional information on this service, or taking an overall Holistic approach to help relieve anxiety related to Covid-19, please contact our experts online, or call (919) 848-3333 today!


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