Acupuncture for General Health Conditions

Acupuncture is a complete healthcare system. Though is it largely known for its abilities with pain relief and fertility. It can also help in so many other areas of life which everyone can benefit from. It can treat colds, improve your sleep and help maintain good long term health. 

Though this is a very broad area, the main general health conditions I can help you with are listed below. If you don't see what you want treated listed, please call me on 0403 830 872 as I have most likely treated it before and can advise whether I can be of service.

pathogenesis of shingles from chicken pox

Shingles

Caused by the Herpes Zoster virus. This dormant pathogen lives in anyone who has previously had chicken pox. It can resurface if you have experienced extreme stress or illness. Characterised by a painful rash and blistering, nerve inflammation causes extreme pain. Acupuncture is effective at reducing the pain and helping the body recover from the virus.

Sinsusitis and hay fever

Hay Fever and Sinusitis

Melbourne is known as the Hay Fever capital of the world. Many people suffer itchy eyes and sinuses through out Spring and sometimes all year long.  Acupuncture has been proven effective for relieving hay fever symptoms.  It can also help reduce sinus infections and is ideal to seek treatment as soon as symptoms occur.

lowering high blood pressure with acupuncture

Hypertension

With increased stress and age our blood pressure can steadily rise, which puts strain on our cardiovascular system. This can lead to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Acupuncture has been shown to not only lower blood pressure naturally, but also improve the effectiveness of blood pressure medications. This can help improve your overall quality of life.

two healthy elderly people running up trail

Maintenance of Health

Treating illness is only one side of what I do with Acupuncture. The ultimate goal is to improve the longevity and vitality of my patients.  The best way to do this is regular treatments every few months to protect your vital energy and improve your overall health. Read about how Acupuncture can enrich your life and increase your longevity.