Anxiety is common mood disorder and characterized by excessive, exaggerated anxiety and worry about everyday life events with no obvious reasons for worrying. People with symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder tend to always expect disaster and can't stop worrying about health, money, family, work, or school. In people with anxiety, the worry often is unrealistic or out of proportion for the situation. Daily life becomes a constant state of worry, fear, and dread. People suffer from anxiety disorders such as panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias and generalized anxiety disorder. Eventually, the anxiety so dominates the person's thinking that it interferes with daily functioning, including work, school, social activities, and relationships.

Symptoms include: Persistent worry, muscle tension and aches, twitching, feeling chaky, nausea, fatigue, shortness of breath, fast or irregular heart beat, hot flashes or chills, frequent urination, dizziness, headaches, restlessness, poor concentration, irritability, overreaction when startled, and sleep disturbances


Western medicine treats anxiety as symptoms of abnormal brain chemistry. Pharmaceutical drugs are often prescribed to alter this chemistry and mimic a sense of normalcy. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) anxiety, not as brain problems, but as a chest problems. Emotions associated with loss, repressed expression, and other stressful events cause us to tighten in the chest, restraining flows of Qi. TCM calls this condition Liver QI Stagnation. In the West we call it depression.

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Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Treatment for Anxiety:

Acupuncture for Anxiety is highly effective due to the combined action of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) on both the mental emotional and physical symptoms of this condition returning you to an easy-going life.Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) see the mind and body as inseparable. The object of acupuncture treatment is to release tension and clear heat (agitation) from the heart. Anxiety and depression are not simply brain problems, but involve the entire being, body, mind, and spirit. Acupuncture will focus on circulating the Heart and Liver Qi and balancing the flow of energy. Once your Qi is harmonized, you can lift yourself back into the swing of life, leaving your depression behind.

Chinese herbs used to relieve both depression and anxiety generally move the Qi of the chest. The herbal medicines are considered extremely safe and reliably relieve depression and anxiety for most people who use them. Effects are generally felt within a few weeks, but can be experienced more quickly by some. Chinese herbal medicine has several benefits when it comes to treating depression as well as other conditions. There are no side effects and no danger of addiction. We also suggest exercise, a healthy diet and lifestyle along with the herbal medicine and acupuncture treatment. Both treatment also helps a mortal to sleep better, and reduces muscle tension and pain.