Depression gets pinned with acupunctu...

Depression gets pinned with acupuncture treatment

There are 5 comments on the Physics Blog story from Sep 17, 2010, titled Depression gets pinned with acupuncture treatment. In it, Physics Blog reports that:

Acupuncture produces significant changes in parts of the brain that regulate emotional states and is a biologically plausible treatment for depression and other neuropsychiatric disorders, UNSW researchers have shown for the first time.

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Detroit, MI

#1 Sep 18, 2010
Has anyone here tried this for anything ?
I wonder if it helps with muscle pain ?
I'd like to know if you've tried it ?

Detroit, MI

#2 Sep 18, 2010
Ouch !! Never mind, there zapping electicity with it ??
I just meant the regular kind.
Maybe for muscle pain ??
David Villanueva

United States

#3 Jan 12, 2011
Acupuncture is almost always helpful for muscle pain.

Oasis Community Acupuncture
Newark, CA


#4 Jan 31, 2014
I've been on Effexor from only one week but am cautiously very optimistic. Prior to this I was on citalopram but still feeling very low and sleeping poorly, feeling like I needed to be in bed 12-16 hours a day. Now I am waking naturally after only 8 hours sleep and finding it much easier to concentrate at work. I can hardly believe it is working so quickly but I feel so much better. I've had no side effects.

Santa Monica, CA

#5 Jul 18, 2014
Thyroid dsyfunction is majorally related to depression. I know this story too well.

Vitamin D deficiency too for depression...know this issue too.

I'm sure acupuncture would help too, but addressing the others are critical...

Our bodies are NOT drug deficient. I know this too.

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