Acupuncture Treatment for Psychological Disorders
There are many people out there who suffer from chronic pain. This type of discomfort can be defined as any case where you feel a burning sensation or sharpness in your muscles for more than 12 weeks without an identified cause and/or actual tissue damage.
The symptoms of a psychological disorder can be difficult to deal with, and these disorders often cause chronic pain. Depression and anxiety are common types that affect people when they're in constant emotional distress for weeks or months at a time.
✨MECHANISMS OF ACUPUNCTURE
The Expression of Proteins in the Amygdala
The use of acupuncture has been shown to relieve psychological disorders caused by chronic pain, including anxiety and depression. This is likely because it changes the expression or production levels for certain proteins in your brain's amygdala which can affect how you feel about oneself emotionally as well physically without affecting healthy individuals stride.
What is the Amygdala?
The amygdalae, a pair of small almond-shaped regions deep in the brain that are often referred to as "the emotional brains." They play an important role when it comes to moods and emotions and It has long been known to be associated with a range of cognitive functions.
"Acupuncture effectively contributes to the management of psychological disorders"