Including acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine into a heart-healthy lifestyle may reduce your risk of heart disease by up to 80% and systolic blood pressure by up to 20 points when caught early. This might make it possible to avoid medications, which can have long-term effects on the liver.
Acupuncture also improves digestion and sleep, contributing to over all health, and reduce stress Acupuncture is even effective in helping people quit smoking
In some cases, acupuncture and massage therapy are wonderful complimentary techniques to add to Western healthcare. We recommend talking to your GP and cardiologist about your treatment regimen before making any changes. We are happy to discuss treatment protocols with them, as well, in order to make sure our treatments compliment theirs in the best way possible.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diseases, symptoms and conditions for which acupuncture has been proven through controlled clinical trials to be an effective treatment include: (This list also includes other common diseases, symptoms, and conditions for which acupuncture has been shown effective but further study is currently being done)
Hepatitis B virus carrier status
Raynaud syndrome, primary
If you’re interested in learning more about how massage therapy, acupuncture, and herbal supplements can lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, and decrease risk of heart attack and heart failure, call us today.