Depression is a serious illness and people should always see their GP as a first point of call. As part of a plan to deal with depression acupuncture can have a very useful role.

Studies have found that acupuncture can...

  • Have a similar effect to counselling.
  • Improve the effectiveness of SSRI's
  • Help with insomnia related to depression
  • Help with pain associated with depression.
  • Speed up the effect of SSRI's & Reduce their side effects.

My own experience is that people often find acupuncture to be a brilliant help to getting back on track, and staying there. The most frequent comment I get from people following a course of acupuncture is that they feel more grounded or generally better in themselves.

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