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Can acupuncture help panic attacks?

I am a 28 year old female. I want to know if acupuncture can help anxiety and panic attacks?

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yes. I encourage you to book a session with your practitioner of choice to get help with relief.
Yes absolutely.
Yes, definitely
Acupuncture is highly effective for regulating the amygdala of the brain and bringing other neurological and physiological systems to a state of homeostasis, or balance. It's been proven safe and effective for PTSD, anxiety, panic disorder, depression, and other mood disorders - especially as an adjunct to other forms of therapy.
Yes, I successfully treat panic attacks on a regular basis.
Yes acupuncture, massage,and herbs can help relieve stress, anxiety, and panic attacks, it will take you weeks or months to get rid of theses.
Acupuncture can help panic attacks. Usually after 1 treatment you will feel better. If you want to continue to help the panic attacks you will need to continue treatments for about 3 months. Depends on the amount of time that you may have been dealing with the panic attacks and if this a chronic condition or the panic attacks have just started.
Acupuncture reduces stress, anxiety issues, and interrupts and calms panic attacks.
Acupuncture is very good for anxiety and panic attacks problems that just like good for pain issues. Most American already know acupuncture is good for pain, but didn’t know it very good for anxiety and panic attacks yet.
Panic attacks and anxiety are emotional related issues and acupuncture is great in helping calm the mind and helping you get into a more relaxed state.
Yes, it absolutely can, but the key is to figure out what the triggers are to the anxiety and panic attacks to ensure a more successful response to treatment.
Yes, it is very effective
Acupuncture can help panic attacks because it helps to calm and balance the body.
I do use it to treat anxiety, including panic attacks.
I have definitely helped my patients with their anxiety and panic attacks through acupuncture. It has reduced their dependency on pharmaceutical needs and helped them interact with the world again. Please ask your primary for a recommendation on reducing any meds while trying acupuncture therapy.

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Thank you for your question.

In general, acupuncture has been shown to be helpful in reducing stress and stress related anxiety. Auricular (ear) acupuncture, pressure and beading can also help and the beading technique can empower you to extend treatment and use it when you feel anxious. The beads are placed on acu points on various parts of the ear and gentle pressure applied. A theoretical western explanation as to why the ear acupuncture/pressure works for anxiety and possibly panic disorder is because the vagal nerve passes through the ear beneath the ear canal. The vagal nerve slows the heart when activated. Slow purposeful breathing dose this as well and lowers blood pressure.

Hope this helps,

Acupuncture is very helpful for balancing mood, emotions and triggers causing panic attacks. Acupuncture is worth a try. Start with 1-2 times per week for 3 weeks to see improvement. -Dr. Gordon

Acupuncture can definitely help you with anxiety and panic attacks. It’s more effective when you combine with herbal formulas. Please consult with your local licensed acupuncturist.
Thank you.
Acupuncture works for panic attacks. I recommend acupuncture to modify your internal organs and mental balance.
Yes, acupuncture can absolutely help to reset the nervous system and calm the flight-or-fight response experienced during a panic attack. It can reduce the frequency, severity and duration of the attacks without drugs or chemicals.
Yes. Acupuncture can help panic attacks.
Yingchun Chi
If you're having a panic attack, please go to ER. After you are stable, acupuncture can help relieve stress and anxiety.
Thank you for your inquiry about acupuncture. Yes, absolutely, acupuncture can help anxiety and panic attacks. I treat many of my patients with this issue and it always helps.
I hope that is helpful.

Mary Hills, DACM, LAc

Yes, acupuncture can help with those issues. Depending on the root cause(s) of the issue and each person's constitution, we may also have to use herbs to help.

In good health,

Edward & Shirley
In my experience, it helps quite marvelously. So yes.
Acupuncture and herbs along with some lifestyle practices like Qigong can help with anxiety and panic attacks.
Yes, it can help anxiety and panic attacks, it will help the patient get calm and soothe.
Yes, acupuncture can treat panic attacks.
Yes, acupuncture can help with anxiety attacks. The acupuncturist would have to properly diagnose you in order to come up with the proper treatment protocol.

Yes, it can.
Yes, the panic attack is a part of anxiety. Acupuncture can prevent as well as treat a panic attack.
Yes, we call that shen disturbed. We look for the underlying cause in the body and treat it that way.
Absolutely. Acupuncture is very effective in treating and preventing anxiety and panic attacks.
Yes, acupuncture can usually help anxiety and panic attack. if it's severe, it might take more treatment sessions and you may want to consider adding therapy or prescription medications to help you manage.