Are You Stressed Out

We are currently living in a “need-to- meet- a-dead- line” society.  Our life is evolving around fulling errands and finishing tasks.  In general, modern lifestyle is not conducive to health and well-being.  Thus, it is important that we reign in our responsibility to take care of ourselves and our well-being.  Our daily demand leads to have a lot of stress accumulate in our body and mind.  Ignoring our stress leads only to only problems. We have to learn to create habits of being mindful about taking care of ourselves and our health because, daily stress, if not manage properly, could lead to a variety of health complications such as: Neck and Shoulder tension, Low Back Pain, Insomnia, Over Thinking, Headache, Migraine, Anxiety, Panic attack, Heart Attack, Digestive Issue, Heart Burn, Acid Reflex, Heart palpitation, High Blood Pressure, Depression, Easily Anger, Irritability, PMS, IBS, Eating Disorder, Weight Gain and variety other health issues.  The best way to deal with stress is to manage it properly, in a healthier way.  It is ineffective to deal with stress through smoking, drinking, eating junk food and taking recreational drug.  Thus, managing stress properly is very crucial to our physical and emotional well-being.

It is important that we take action and be accountable for our own health so that we can prevent major health complications. There are many natural and healthy way to manage stress such as: exercise, yoga, meditation, tai chi and going for a walk in the wood, sufficient rest and sleep.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is effective in relief stress from the body.  Acupuncture helps by down regulates sympathetic-adrenal axial pathway and promotes para-sympathetic path way thus enhancing relaxation and healing.  Acupuncture is a medical modality that involves using tiny needles which stimulate the nervous system to vasodilate blood vessels and increase blood flow. Increased profusion provides the body with sufficient nutrients to injured areas and promotes healing.  Blood carries within it, many valuable resources including: oxygen, white blood cells, red blood cells, antioxidants, and the ability to remove toxicity and wasted products from the injured tissues.  Acupuncture needles also have a direct impact on our nervous system, by signaling the brain to produce opiates such as Enkephalin and others to help the body to keep the pain away.  Injured tissues that cause pain and discomfort will start to heal and renew.