Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Acupuncture for anxiety and panic attack

Mid aged IT professional presenting with anxiety and sever morning panic attacks for 2 weeks. He also experienced difficulty in breathing, palpitation, cramp in both calves, spontaneous sweating and tingling sensation in flexor aspect of fingers. His blood test results were normal. He was was signed off work due to the severe anxiety and panic attacks he was having. He was also considering postponing a mid haul holiday due to fear of having a panic attack during the four hour flight,

After 4 sessions of acupuncture (twice a week) and taking 2 weeks Chinese herbal medicine, his anxiety level and severity of panic attacks was greatly reduced and other additional symptoms had all cleared. Patient felt confident to travel and resumed travel plan.

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