7 Reasons to Seek Out Acupuncture

7 Reasons to Seek Out Acupuncture
Mr. Steven Richard Sonmore Acupuncturist Edina, MN

Dr. Steven Richard Sonmore L. AC., DIPL. AC. is a top Acupuncturist in Edina, MN. With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to his specialty, Dr. Steven Richard Sonmore L. AC., DIPL. AC. is an expert in changing the lives of his patients for the better. Through his designated cause and expertise in the... more

Do you ever feel like your life is a merry-go-round that doesn't stop? Do you toss and turn at night waiting to fall asleep? Do you ever take time for yourself?

Do you suffer from daily aches and pain? Are you dependent on pharmaceutical drugs to cover up these symptoms? Would you like to quit using them? When was the last time you felt calm and relaxed? Maybe it's time to think about Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture to help better achieve health and balance in your life.

Asian populations have used the power of acupuncture for thousands of years. Traditional Chinese Medicine is now popular in the US and Europe. Here are seven reasons why you might add this awesome therapy to your health regime.

1. Insomnia/Restless Sleep

Many patients come to us each week for insomnia. In our fast paced life, many are keyed into their sympathetic nervous system or fight and flight syndrome. This causes many problems, such as overtaxing the adrenal glands, interfering with digestion, shallow breathing and irregular heart rate. Acupuncture helps you tap into your parasympathetic nervous system so your breathing is deeper, heartbeat is more normal, your muscles are relaxing and digestion improved. The needles help you relax and sleep better. Tired of tossing and turning? Acupuncture just might be your answer.

2. Anxiety/Depression

There is an epidemic of depression and anxiety in the US. True, there are some amazing therapists available to talk to, but that may not be enough. Also, many of the prescription medications available have terrible side effects. This is where acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulas can help. Many of our patients feel relief from symptoms of depression and anxiety in the first few treatments. Without any side effects.

3. Allergies

Runny nose? Sneezing? Watery, itchy eyes? Does this sound familiar?

Seasonal or otherwise, allergies can be debilitating. Many studies have proven that allergy symptoms can be decreased and even eliminated with the regular use of acupuncture treatments. Boost your immunity the natural way.

4. Migraines

For people who suffer from these beasts, life can be hell. Migraines may start unexpectedly and can be overwhelming. Also, the pharmaceuticals that most migraine sufferers are prescribed can lead to harsh side effects. Acupuncture can reduce the frequency and intensity of migraines over time. Our clinic has enabled patients to take their power back and become migraine free.

5. Menstruation Issues

Many women suffer monthly from menstruation problems. The period can be either irregular or painful, or too heavy so that it creates anemia and fatigue. There are emotions connected with periods like anger or depression. Over-the-counter medications only mask the symptoms. We treat the root of the menstrual problem. Once again, it’s all about balancing your body. Acupuncture regulates menstrual problems by balancing your body properly.

6. Chronic Pain

Pain is the number one reason why people turn to acupuncture, and for good reason. If you’ve tried everything else and got little to no relief, acupuncture may be right for you. But remember, your condition took time to develop and it will also take time for the acupuncture treatments to reverse that condition. Our acupuncture clinic has helped many chronic pain sufferers be as happy as a purring cat.

7. Preventive Medicine

Did you know that acupuncture’s main function is to help keep you healthy? If not, then you’re not alone. While acupuncture may not be known for preventive care, it should be. Waiting until there is an injury or illness will only cause the treatments to take longer. Acupuncture can help keep you well. That’s reason enough to give it a try.

As you can see, acupuncture and Chinese medicine can effectively treat a wide variety of health problems. Call us now at 952-831-8080 to find out how we can help you. Or go to our contact page.

In better health,
Steven Sonmore, Licensed Acupuncturist