acupuncture for anxiety neurosis (generalized anxiety disorder)
5 to 6 years ago, she was diagnosed with anxiety neurosis at a psychosomatic medicine clinic.
at the time of onset, she was riding the bullet train and thought, "hmm? what's wrong?” and panic-like symptoms appeared. Since then, this has happened several times, and she has not been able to ride trains.
she is still suffering from it.
the metro is particularly tough for. airplanes are impossible.
especially ones with windows that don't open. she has a hard time in confined spaces.
she tried cognitive-behavioral therapy because it couldn't get better. she also consulted a counselor for a long time.
the symptoms did not improve, and she is still experiencing sweating, heart palpitations, and sometimes severe fear.
the symptoms are especially strong when she is tired.
the symptoms are also common around menstruation.
she has always had a stiff neck, especially since she started working.
she has been suffering from the symptoms for almost 40 years.
her headache has been particularly strong lately. she can't get up without taking medicine.
she has a feeling of tightness on her face. recently her gray hair has suddenly increased, and she has started to lose some of her hair. also started to fall out a little.
her friend recommended us to her, and she came to our clinic.
because of her long history of symptoms, we used thin acupuncture needles for the first treatment.
the treatment focused on the muscles of the occipital bone attachment and mastoid attachment while adjusting the amount of stimulation.
①Semispinalis capitis ②Parietalis capitis ③Sternocleidomastoid muscle ④Trapezius muscle
after the first treatment, the stiffness in the neck was relieved.
the symptoms stopped after the 3rd treatment.
after the 6th treatment, she was able to spend almost all of her time without feeling any symptoms and recovered enough to be able to return to work next month, which she had been absent from until now.
after a few treatments, the symptoms seemed to disappear.