Stress relief

Stress and other mental health disorders deserve much attention. They cause suffering and can lead to deteriorating health. Acupuncture relieves stress naturally. Compared to antidepressants and other drugs, acupuncture has no side effects.  

Stress, anxiety, depression

Managing stress and mental health is a high priority for a healthy lifestyle. While mental ailments are invisible, they can be more harmful than many physical diseases. Left untreated, these disorders can have a significant impact on one’s well-being. Taking good care of your body is the first step in avoiding stress, anxiety, and depression.  

Acupuncture’s benefits

Acupuncture compares well to conventional treatments in relieving stress. Research shows acupuncture is equal or better at treating depression than antidepressants. It has no side effects and is entirely natural. In addition, acupuncture’s benefits are long-lasting. And it also helps to relieve headaches and other types of pain.  

How we help

When you arrive for your appointment, we will ask about your specific concern. Everyone’s life and stresses are unique, and we personalize treatment accordingly. In general, the doctor inserts four to ten hair-thin needles, around half an inch deep. You will rest lying down for 10-30 minutes in a peaceful environment. It may seem strange to be poked by needles for stress relief, but these needles do not hurt. On the contrary, you may relax to the point of falling asleep! A normal treatment regime includes 15 weekly sessions.

Patients we’ve helped with stress relief

I can sleep again!

“When I first came, my body was very stressed and tight. I wasn’t getting any sleep. After a couple of treatments, I could get a restful sleep.” –– Beth, Boston, MA
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Tuned my irregular period

“I’ve had trouble with my hormones for a long time. I’ve had numerous ovarian cysts and irregular periods. After seeing Dr. Chen within two months, my cycle was exactly 28 days. I couldn’t believe it.” –– Kate, Norwood, MA
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I experienced ‘Pleasant Wellness’

“I received both a massage and acupuncture. I left feeling relaxed and much better. Dr. Chen was patient, caring, gentle, attentive, and very knowledgeable.” –– Jan, Minneapolis, MN
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