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Peichen Yen, LAc, DiplOM
Benefits Of Acupuncture For Workplace Stress and Pain
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Benefits Of Acupuncture For Workplace Stress and Pain

In this day and age finding strategies to bring a healthier and more productive experience at the workplace is common. Acupuncture can bring many benefits for people working long and tiresome hours.
1. Reduced Stress
Stress is very high on the list of reasons for people to seek out acupuncture treatments. This is due to the pressure that a person’s job can give on a daily basis. Personal stress is also found among the average person because of the personal pressure we give ourselves.
Acupuncture has been found to lower the number of stress hormones in the body. It also stabilizes mood and reduces anxiety. Ultimately, it can improve overall feelings of happiness.
2. Reduced Back Pain, Neck Tension and Relieve Joint Pain in the Hands and Arms
For most people, their daily commute requires them to carry various bags, electronics and other materials for work. This can have a strain on the body. Sitting and using a keyboard and poor posture can also give the body pain and will be felt even during sleep at night. Acupuncture gives the body a drug free solution to pain, swelling and inflammation.
3. Relief from Headaches
Another common reason for people to seek acupuncture treatment is migraines/headaches. It is not a secret that people have found a relief from this type of pain with acupuncture. It is also common to find yourself with a migraine or headache from work. Acupuncture can take away this pain and give a sense of euphoria and relaxation.
4. Reduced Eye Strain
For people who work in front of the computer everyday, eyestrain can be common issue. This eyestrain often connected to neck tension. Acupuncture is perfect for that target area and relieve the strain. It can also treat myopia (short-sightedness), hypermetropia (long sightedness), cataract, glaucoma, presbyopia, astigmatism, amblyopia (lazy eye), diplopia, color blindness, and night blindness.
5. Improved Immune System and Reduced Sick Days
Missing days at work can really push you behind on schedule. Acupuncture can reduce the duration of a cold and relieve debilitating symptoms that keep you feeling despondent and away from work.
6. Enhanced Mental Clarity and Increased Energy
There have reports that acupuncture can enhance mental clarity and give a surge of increased energy. This in turn improves sleep at the end of the day.

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