Tag: acupuncture and depression

Conditions & Treatment

Is it Possible that Acupuncture Can Help Depression?

How is it possible that Acupuncture can help Depression? Don’t I need medication? Acupuncture can calm you down, decrease your stress, and actually help your brain chemistry. Studies have shown electroacupuncture can decrease changes in the brain associated with depression. Acupuncture was shown to lessen symptoms of anxiety and depression in the elderly and the young.  And in menopausal women acupuncture lessened…

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Medical Research

Effects of Acupuncture on Chronic Stress-Induced Depression-Like Behavior and Its Central Neural Mechanism

Interesting selection of points.  Perhaps necessary in the case of using mice, but nonetheless maybe I should branch out a bit.  I ususally like using points on the distal extremities because, according to the ancient teachings, they are more powerful.  They treated the mice daily for 7 or 14 days and were able to show…

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