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Acupuncture Offers New Hope in Treating Depression and Anxiety

The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture could be used to treat anxiety and depression instead of drugs, says health features editor Laura Milne

Previous research has shown that acupuncture can help ease anxiety by acting on areas of the brain known to reduce sensitivity to pain and stress, as well as promoting relaxation and deactivating the ‘analytical’ brain, which is responsible for anxiety and worry.

Source: Acupuncture offers new hope in treating depression and anxiety | Health | Life & Style | Daily Express | Acupuncture News | Scoop.it From www.express.co.uk - November 7, 10:33 PM via http://www.scoop.it/t/acupuncture-news?page=2