Stress, Anxiety & Depression?
A- Western Medical Treatment of Anxiety and Depression
This has two components to it:
1- Cognitive behavioural therapy.
The therapy been found to be of help when used in combination with mainstream western medications. The goal of the therapy is to teach the patient to focus on the good in their lives and to appreciate their abilities rather than their shortcomings.
The therapy intends to make them realize that they are so much better off in life than millions of others.
2- Anti-Anxiety and Anti-Depressant Medications.
These medications are the main Arsenal used by the Western Medicine to treat the Anxiety and depression. The medication may be prescribed to be continued for months, even after the symptoms of disease are no longer evident.
Having said that there is no guarantee that any later stimulus after ceasing medications will not trigger back the Symptoms of anxiety and Depression again, which means a long-lasting bout of medications yet another time. That is why some people fall victims to these never-ending vicious cycles of Medication- Symptom reappearance-Medication.
Drug Addiction is the most prominent Danger in such cases. This flimsy control of Anxiety and Depression is not without the Side effects of the drugs used for the treatment.
B- Traditional Chinese Medical Treatment of Anxiety And Depression
According to Chinese Traditional Medicine, An Energy called Qi is flowing through the Body. Whenever there is a disturbance in the normal flow of this Qi, through Meridians, a physical or emotional ailment or both may result.
To treat these Ailments, Chinese Medicine uses:
- Acupuncture(electro-Acupuncture/Laser Acupuncture)
- Natural Herbal Remedies
- Neuromodulation through Acupuncture micro-Systems
Acupuncture needles and Laser Light needles work to fine tune the flow of Qi in the Body Meridians to win back the natural Balance of body, eliminating the Mental and Physical Ailments of Anxiety and Depression. Chinese medical Treatment bring these depression sufferers to the Physical & health and Emotional Level of the Millions who do not suffer from Anxiety and Depression despite difficulties of Life and circumstances.
Natural Herbs Play an important and potent role in strengthening the bodies innate healing abilities to improve and rejuvenate.
Neuro modulation (Usually on Ear Acupuncture Points) give a chance to directly effect the Emotional aspect the quickest.
The treatment is tailored on individual basis for using singular or combined modalities of treatment.
Side effects of Anti-Depressant and Anxiolytics:
Certain antidepressants have been issued a Black Box Warning by FDA as these have been identified to cause Suicidal Tendencies in teens and young Adults.
The long list of side effects caused by Anxiolytic and Anti-Depressant medications including.
Nausea, Dry Mouth, Blurred Vision, Venous Thromboembolism, Birth defects, Akathisia (Body restlessness compelling need of keep moving, Increased tendency to Suicide. Aggression, Dramatic Weight Gain, Decreased Sex Drive, Erectile Dysfunction, Inability to Orgasm, Insomnia, Constipation, Liver Failure, sudden Cardiac Death, Increased risk of Bone Fractures.
Side effects of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Since finest pre-sterilized needles are used in Acupuncture, therefore nothing more than a slight discomfort is the only Side effect. The natural herb give negligible side effects and are safe in the hands of a trained Herbalist.
The calming effect of Nero-modulation on the brain is essentially without drowsiness and any interference with daily Job routines.