Acupuncture Specialist

XBody Health, Wellness & Spa

Functional Medicine & Aesthetics & Medical Spa located in Wayne, NJ

Acupuncture has been in use for thousands of years, but modern science also finds this treatment to be a safe and effective treatment path. At XBody Health, Wellness & Spa, you’ll find some of the region’s most highly sought-after acupuncture specialists serving the community of Wayne, New Jersey. If you’d like to explore acupuncture in more detail, call today.

Acupuncture Q & A

 
 

How does acupuncture work to heal the body?

Acupuncture is a natural way to help many people to reduce excess weight and nicotine cravings by treating imbalance in your body. Applyingneedles or pressure to certain points on the body can help to regulate the hypothalamus responsible for hunger hormones, appetite, and digestion. 

Unlike prescription medications, acupuncture has no side effects.

It's very common to notice improvements in sleep or mood. Acupuncture helps to quit smoking. The goal of acupuncture is to help curb any cravings​ you have for the nicotine itself.

When it comes to helping smokers quit, pressure points in the ears are especially effective in suppressing cravings.

In between acupuncture treatments, you can also use ear seeds at home — which work as a form of acupressure. This involves placing tiny balls on your ear with adhesive tape in targeted areas. This technique allows you to self-treat by applying pressure to points on the ear to help temper the urge to smoke.

The cranial nerves, accessed through the ears, stimulate the nervous system to suppress the urge for cigarettes
Acupuncture helps very well for decreased irritability, improved mood, improved bowel movements, and improved sleep.
How does acupuncture work to heal the body?

Acupuncture stimulates a relaxation response in the body. Systematically it works by affecting the nervous system and through the activation of certain brain chemicals. Locally, the acupuncture needles can stimulate relaxation in muscles by affecting certain trigger points. Most people know that acupuncture helps to reduce and relieve pain, as well as muscle tension. Acupuncture treat the following symptoms, syndromes, disease processes, pathologies, traumas, and conditions:

  • Quit Smoking
  • Decrease Appetite
  • Weight Gain
  • Decreased Irritability
  • Improve Mood
  • Depression/ Anxiety
  • Improve bowel movement
  • Improve Sleep
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Knee Pain
  • Sprains
  • Headache
  • TMJ issues
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Morning Sickness
  • Postoperative pain
  • Essential Hypertension
  • Primary Hypotension
  • Rhinitis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Acute and Chronic Gastritis

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