Acupuncture for Stress Brisbane

Acupuncture for stress Brisbane, Acupuncture Tarragindi, Brisbane Acupuncture

Acupuncture for Stress

Everybody suffers from stress from time to time. When stress becomes chronic it can be the cause of many conditions which you may not attribute to stress, or, conversely, you may be suffering the symptoms while not recognising stress as the culprit.


Chronic stress can have a marked effect on our physical health as well as our emotions and mood. Stress which is left untreated can contribute to many major health concerns such as high blood pressure, obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

Common signs and symptoms of chronic stress

  • Physical Symptoms
  • Headaches
  • Muscle pain or tension
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue and malaise
  • Change in libido
  • Upset stomach
  • Problems with sleep


Cognitive & emotional symptoms

  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness
  • Lack of motivation or focus
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Agitation, anger, irritability
  • Sadness or depression


Behavioural Symptoms

  • Overeating or undereating
  • Angry outbursts
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Tobacco use
  • Social withdrawal
  • Exercising less often

Acupuncture for stress

Acupuncture for stress treatment involves the use of certain acupuncture points which have been scientifically evidenced to elicit the release of certain hormones and neurotransmitters which have an effect on the sympathetic/parasympathetic nervous systems and the limbic system, to reduce stress. Chinese herbal medicine may be prescribed to aid in the reduction and resolution of symptoms. 


Acupuncture treatment which relatively painless and most people find it very relaxing while managing their stress levels. 

Want to know more about Acupuncture for Stress Brisbane?

Our expert Acupuncturist Ben Ludlow is happy to speak with you over the phone by calling the Tarragindi clinic on (07)3148 5162, or, feel free to email us at info@integralacupuncture.com.au and Ben will personally reply to your query.

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