How to Decide if Holistic Healing is Right for You

It’s more common today for people to be unhealthy than healthy.

Today, 610,000 people per year die from heart disease. Several other people live their lives stressed out, burnt out, and out of ideas and solutions on how to achieve proper balance in life.

If you want to take a detour from traditional medicine toward alternative healing practices, there are some things you should consider first.

Here are some tips that you should know about holistic healing and whether or not it’s best for your life.

Consider the Nature of Your Health Needs

Before considering holistic healing, you need to get a clearer picture of your current state of health. Alternative healing practices are great to boost your immune system and help you with minor issues.

However, if you have significant health problems, it’s best that you see a physician and get treatment. Start with a physician visit to get a full physical, an accurate measurement of your weight, your blood pressure checked, and send blood work off to the lab.

Knowing your full picture of health will help you get whatever treatment you choose with confidence.

Learn About Different Types of Holistic Healing

There are several methods of holistic healing you should know about. Many of these practices are ancient and have been used by various civilizations throughout history.

These alternative healing methods are some of the most popular:

Acupuncture Treatments

Acupuncture is one of the most popular forms of natural healing that people get today. It is a method of alternative medicine with deep Chinese roots. This practice involves using thin needles in various areas all throughout the body to unlock energy and life force that is constricted.

People get acupuncture treatments for virtually every aspect of health and wellness. Many people choose it for pain relief, heightened stress, or to get a general sense of well-being.

Acupuncture is excellent for pregnant women because it can decrease swelling and discomfort, prevent nausea, and get better sleep at night.

Soliman Auricular Allergy Treatment (SAAT)

About 24 million people right now are living with seasonal allergies. All it takes is the tiniest particle of pollen or other allergies to set off a severe reaction in your body’s respiratory system.

Soliman Auricular Allergy Treatment (SAAT) treatments are a form of acupuncture that specifically targets the ear, nose, and throat areas. People that get these treatments report that they feel better and are able to breathe deeply and normally without falling prey to their allergy triggers.

Yoga Treatments

People use yoga as medicine, as they have for several years. It’s a practice that helps you stretch deeply, hold poses, and strengthen your body.

This practice aligns your spine and allows your energy to flow freely and unrestricted. This has health benefits that will keep paying off each day the more you practice it.

Talk to a holistic practitioner that can pair yoga with other forms of care, such as nutrition, meditation, and deep breathing exercises.

Stay Consistent With Your Healing

The points above are useful when you’d like to learn more about holistic healing and whether it’s the right decision for you. Use this information as you decide what forms of holistic care are best.

Acupuncture Works can make a difference in your life. To find out more, use our web form or call us at (434)237-0302.

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Deborah Farley

Deborah Farley

Licensed Acupuncturist

Deborah Farley is the founder of Acupuncture Works, LLC in Lynchburg Virginia. She is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Medicine as a Licensed Acupuncturist (L. Ac.) Learn More