Some helpful tips to get the most out of your
eat an extremely heavy meal or drink alcohol right before
or after your treatment.
overexert yourself within 6 hours before or after a
to arrange your schedule so you can get some rest
afterward, especially early on in the process. If you
canít, at least avoid scheduling activities that require
you to be in top physical and mental condition. You may
feel very relaxed or even tired after your session.
Continue taking your medications as directed by your
physician, but make sure the Acupuncture Physician knows
what they are.
take illicit drugs. Drug or alcohol abuse will interfere
with the effectiveness your treatment.
your Acupuncture Physician is not providing your primary
health care then make sure to keep your primary health
care professional apprised of your acupuncture treatment.
It is also important to keep your Acupuncture Physician up
to date on changes in your health. You may want to suggest
that all professionals involved in your health care talk
to each other in order to reduce the chance that important
medical problems will be overlooked.
Remember to keep good mental or written notes of what your
responses are to treatment. This is important for all of
your health care professionals to know, especially your
Acupuncture Physician, when planning follow up treatments.
This information will help to plan the best treatment for
you so that you may continue to heal.
What are some other ways to keep my energy balanced on my
regular Yoga, Tai Chi or Chi Gong practice really helps to
maintain a healthy flow of energy that feeds the body,
mind and spirit.
Engage in the healing process by choosing healthy
lifestyle choices. This usually enhances the feeling of
well being and overall health.
lots of clean water to keep the system flushed of toxins
that we breathe and eat.
to sit down to eat and prepare healthy foods that build
energy rather than challenge the system.
to take walks and enjoy nature.
quality time with friends and family and feed the heart.
at least 15 minutes per day in meditation or quiet time to
give your busy mind a rest. This is a great way to begin
or end your day.
Discover your interests and engage in them.
are a busy race with lots of stressors and obligations.
Remember to feed your own spirit!