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Brenda Ithier Nayak, AP

Acupuncturist

Dr. Brenda Ithier Nayak AP is a top Acupuncturist in Sanford, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Brenda Ithier Nayak AP is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Brenda Ithier Nayak AP is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Brenda Ithier Nayak AP is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Sanford, FL, Dr. Brenda Ithier Nayak AP is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
2 years Experience
Brenda Ithier Nayak, AP
  • Orlando, Fl
  • Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Does acupuncture help in weight loss?

Good day to you. Acupuncture brings balance to the body, Yes it can help with weight loss. However, it is not a magic pill. Along with acupuncture, it is necessary to change READ MORE
Good day to you. Acupuncture brings balance to the body, Yes it can help with weight loss. However, it is not a magic pill. Along with acupuncture, it is necessary to change how you view food and begin an exercise regimen.

Does it hurt when acupuncture needles are inserted in the body?

I always ask my patients, what hurts more, your headache or a little prick? Most of the time, the insertion of acupuncture needles does not hurt, but keep in mind, it is a fine READ MORE
I always ask my patients, what hurts more, your headache or a little prick? Most of the time, the insertion of acupuncture needles does not hurt, but keep in mind, it is a fine needle penetrating the skin. Some points may be more sensitive than others. However, once the needles are all inserted, patients state they feel relaxed and europhoric. So it depends of the individual

Is it true that people suffering from high blood pressure should not try acupuncture?

Receiving acupuncture from a trained and skilled acupuncturist is of upmost importance. Acupuncture is very effective in the treatment of hypertension, for it balances the flow READ MORE
Receiving acupuncture from a trained and skilled acupuncturist is of upmost importance. Acupuncture is very effective in the treatment of hypertension, for it balances the flow of Qi (energy), which moves the blood. Changing one's diet and adding exercise will enhance the effect of acupuncture.

Can an acupuncturist help me with my sleep disorder?

Yes, Acupuncture have been proven effective in the treatment of most sleep disorders. However, if a person does not change their schedule or life style it will be a little more READ MORE
Yes, Acupuncture have been proven effective in the treatment of most sleep disorders. However, if a person does not change their schedule or life style it will be a little more challenging. One tip I share with my patients with erratic work hours is to be sure they don’t eat at least two hours before going to bed, no television and never go to bed angry or stressed. This will improved the quality of sleep.

How does acupuncture help in treating infertility?

Good day to you and thank you for your question. I will attempt to answer your question as simply as possible. Infertility can be due to many factors. In Traditonal Chinese READ MORE
Good day to you and thank you for your question. I will attempt to answer your question as simply as possible. Infertility can be due to many factors. In Traditonal Chinese Medicine, (TCM) our goal is to achieve balance of the flow of QI, (Chee) or Energy. The Qi flows up and down the body via energy pathways called meridians. It is Qi that moves blood and it is blood that feeds the body and the internal organs. If the energy flows as it should, the body will be at ease and conception will occur. Stress, diet, sleep, state of mind and exercise effects the flow of this Qi, resulting in (dis-ease). Acupuncture is the use of one time use, Sterile stainless steel fine needles at specific areas of the meridian. Each area or point has an indication and an action, which will balance the flow of qi. In an effort to conceive, the uterus should be the right environment for the embryo. If the qi flows too slow, the uterus may too cold, if the qi moves too fast, it may be too hot, or vice versa. Acupuncture will be used to balance the flow of Qi. However may to need to examine diet and emotional state of mind and be willing to take Chinese Herbal medicine, change diet and exercise in conjunction with Acupuncture. I hope this helps, thank you for your question and good luck.

How does acupuncture treat indigestion?

Good day to you, Acupuncture has been found to relieve indigestion, however a thorough review of diet and the willingness to adjust it will produce a positive Acupuncture result. READ MORE
Good day to you, Acupuncture has been found to relieve indigestion, however a thorough review of diet and the willingness to adjust it will produce a positive Acupuncture result. Thank you for your question.

Can acupuncture help with my son's asthma?

Good day and thank you for your question. Although Acupuncture is effective in the treatment of Asthma, while treating children, I have found that utilizing herbal remedies and READ MORE
Good day and thank you for your question. Although Acupuncture is effective in the treatment of Asthma, while treating children, I have found that utilizing herbal remedies and dietary changes have been very successful. Acupunture can be a little intimidating for children under 16 years of age, each child is different.

Is acupuncture a complementary treatment or does it treat ailments by itself?

Good day to you and thank you for your question. Acupuncture is both complementary and can be use solely. It depends of the condition, the stage of the condition and of course READ MORE
Good day to you and thank you for your question. Acupuncture is both complementary and can be use solely. It depends of the condition, the stage of the condition and of course the individual.