JMI Therapeutic Wellness Services | Complementary and Alternative Therapies

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Are there side effects to the treatment?

Posted on May 23, 2020 at 12:40 AM

Usually not. As energy is redirected in the body, internal chemicals and hormones are stimulated and healing begins to takeplace. Occasionally the original symptoms worsen for a few days, or other general changes in appetite, sleep, bowel or urination patterns, or emotional state may be triggered. These should not cause concern, as they are simply indications that the acupuncture is starting to work. It is quite common with the first one or two treatments to have a sensation of deep relaxatio...

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Are there any "Do's and Don'ts" for me on the day of treatment?

Posted on May 23, 2020 at 12:40 AM

Yes. To enhance the value of a treatment, the following guidelines are important:


Please have a light snack and wear comfortable clothing for treatment.

Do not eat an unusually large meal immediately before or after treatment.

Do not over-exercise or consume alcoholic beverages within 6 hours before or after treatment.

Plan your activities so that after treatment you can get some rest, this is especially important for the first few visits.


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