Acupuncture and Depression

You might think of acupuncture as mainly a treatment for physical conditions like sciatica, or tennis elbow, but in actual fact it has a long history of use treating all kinds of psychological and emotional conditions, and has a lot to offer in the treatment of depression. According to the Chinese theories, the signs and symptoms of depression must be seen as part of the ‘bigger picture’ which includes not only thoughts and emotions but also the physical, spiritual and environmental. In particular, Chinese medicine has never really separated physical and mental health in the way we do in the West, and it is probably quite clear to most peopl…

Acupuncture and Depression

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