PTSD and Acupuncture

We hear a lot these days about PTSD. What is PTSD?

The American Psychiatric Association describes Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault.

A recent randomized control study showed significant improvement in those suffering from PTSD.

Acupuncture also can also help: reduced depression and pain, improved mental and physical health functioning.

These are two great articles that discuss both recent studies:

Treating PTSD with Acupuncture

Acupuncture For Military PTSD Found Effective

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