Acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for depression

Posted by Anabel Castilla on January 5th, 2021

Depression and acupuncture and moxibustion

This acupuncture and moxibustion clinic is visited by a large number of people with depression. It is effective with acupuncture and moxibustion treatment. We always offer the best acupuncture treatment for people with depression. Based on the traditional acupuncture and moxibustion treatment method of Chinese medicine for depression, the director will utilize his many years of clinical experience to perform his own acupuncture and moxibustion treatment method. Indefinite complaints such as dizziness, sweating, insomnia, and headache caused by depression are indications for acupuncture and moxibustion treatment. In Chinese medicine, balancing the body makes you feel calm and radiant. Just as lightening the body makes the mind radiant, acupuncture treatment makes the body lighter, and increasing appetite and getting sleep can reduce the burden on the mind. Depression has various clinical symptoms, and acupuncture and moxibustion treatment is effective for these symptoms. The effectiveness of acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for depression is not 100%. Especially for people with severe depression, by having them comply with the medications of hospital specialists and also using acupuncture and moxibustion treatment, even those with depression who have been taking medicine for a long time can combine it with acupuncture and moxibustion treatment. By doing so, a synergistic effect is recognized.

Mental care Autonomic imbalance / depressionDepression and oriental medicine In

oriental medicine, depression-like symptoms are described in ancient medical books. There are two main types of disease names such as visceral dryness and depressive disorder.

"Liver stagnation" type depression

Stress causes congestion in the whole body, causing depression and depression. Chest tightness, constipation, abdominal pain, stiff shoulders, etc. appear.

In addition, symptoms such as insomnia, rash and hyperhidrosis may occur. I don't want to meet people, I stay in my room. The quality of the tongue is crimson. There is little moss. The pulse is string slip.

Depression of the "distressed psychiatric disorder" type

Excessive thoughts can lead to stasis, emptiness, and loss of energy. The function of internal organs is reduced, and he has no appetite, is

easily tired, and has a dull complexion. Also, due to weakness, you lose confidence in your body and

and symptoms such as mental instability, pessimism, and crying also appear. The tongue color is whitish. The pulse is thin.

Examples of acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for mental health diseases

At our hospital, we actively provide mental care for autonomic imbalance, depression, panic disorder, etc. with acupuncture and moxibustion in oriental medicine. We investigated the therapeutic effect of 15 cases that were followed up in 2013. Assuming that the condition before the onset of illness is 100%

① Cure: (100-95% or more recovery) 2 people (13%)

② Very effective: (90-70% or more recovery) 4 people (27%)

③ Improvement : Some improvement was seen, but it was not completely cured. 7 people (46%)

④ No good effect: Symptoms do not improve. 2 people (1% or less)

About depression

Depression and acupuncture

Depression is a condition in which you feel very depressed or uninterested in anything and feel intense pain, and depression is a condition in which your daily life becomes impaired. Depression is perceived as a continuous line of these conditions, from daily mild depression to severe, and the cause of depression remains unclear. The basic symptoms of depression are strong depressed mood, loss of interest and joy, impaired appetite, impaired sleep, impaired psychomotor, tiredness, diminished energy, strong guilt, thinking and concentration. Depression is a feeling of depression and death. In addition, many people complain of indefinite physical complaints, and psychotic symptoms such as paranoia may be observed.

Types that

are prone to symptoms of depression Depression is strongly suspected of being "depressed" or "depressed" if four or more of the following symptoms are persistently observed.

I'm depressed all day

I have no patience no matter what I do

I can't make an easy decision

Depressed especially in the morning

Wake up earlier than usual

I think it can't be helped even if I'm alive

Annoyed for no reason

Easy to get tired and lack of vitality

I'm sorry for the trivial matter

I have no interest or joy in anything

Have no appetite

The rotation of the head is dull

I think I'm a worthless and inferior person

People who are prone to

depression What kind of people are prone to depression? Nowadays, everyone has multiple stresses, so not everyone is unrelated to depression. However, it is said that people with the following predispositions are particularly susceptible to depression if they are exposed to stress and placed in different environments due to trauma, transfer, childbirth, etc.

Serious and enthusiastic about work

Perfectionist and meticulous

I can't leave work and housework to others

Inflexible (thinking is inflexible)

I am very curious about how people see me

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