30 Minute Acu-detox treatment
Who could use Acu-Detox?
Are you going throughout the stress of quitting smoking, a change in diet or other stressful lifestyle changes? Are you processing traumatic events? Acu-detox treatments can help facilitate what you're going through.
How does it help?
By recalibrating the central nervous system. How does it do that? By quieting your body's Sympathetic response (increased heart rate, sweating and stress) and promoting the Parasympathetic response... enabling the body to rest and digest.
What does a treatment look like?
An acu-detox visit involves receiving 5 ear acupuncture points in each ear and resting with the needles for 20 minutes. Many find it to be a peaceful break in their day. *Packages of 5 and 10 visits are available for this service.. a popular choice for people experiencing emotional upheaval from life circumstances (like moving, divorce, the death of a loved one or acute PTSD) or drug and alcohol withdrawal symptoms (typically in conjunction with other treatment).
Where did it come from? What organizations have used Acu-detox?
*This treatment protocol was developed in the 1980's by the National Acupuncture Detox Association (NADA) and has been used in Drug and Alcohol treatment centers across the country. Veterans hospitals use it for the treatment of PTSD and by the Acupuncturist Without Borders (AWB) organization use it for the treatment of PTSD for survivors of natural catastrophes*