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is acupuncture relaxing?

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Dr. Siranush Cholakian
34 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Many people fall asleep, others report being very relaxed and peaceful during the treatments. It helps many conditions like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, helps people who are under a lot of stress, ....
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Used in combination with a wellness program, I have found that the need for pharmaceuticals drop off to a trickle. Acupressure is powerful too.
Sep 9, 2012
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Usually: There are many acupuncture points that cause relaxation.
Answered on Nov 16, 2012
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: It depends on what type of treatment you are receiving. Five gates, kaufman's cocktail and the auricular trauma protocol are particularly good for relaxation.
Answered on Jan 13, 2013
Dr. Jeffrey Albright
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Very Relaxing: I have many patients say that acupuncture is more relaxing than massage. Some say that it can produce an almost hypnotic sensation.
Answered on Feb 1, 2018
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