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Treating Bipolar Disorder with Acupuncture

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Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis

Bipolar patients struggle with a lifelong disorder that causes unpredictable manic and depressive episodes from day to day. An estimated 1.9 million Americans suffer from this illness, and their families, jobs, and relationships are often disrupted by the persistence of extreme ups and downs. When properly diagnosed and treated, these individuals can enjoy a stability that allows them to be productive, functioning adults, however, there is currently no medication that can address all of the bipolar disorder symptoms. indir (1) A typical treatment plan involves medication, new lifestyle choices, and some form of alternative or complementary treatment.

One such treatment that is often used in conjunction with medication is acupuncture. Developed in China more than 2,000 years ago, acupuncture focuses on promoting the flow of energy from the surface of our bodies in towards our organs. This energy, or Qi, is critical to not only our spiritual health, but also to our…

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