Does Acupuncture Hurt?

As you are reading this article, I don’t know exactly where you are with your morning sickness. Are you tired of your pregnancy nausea? When will you decide that you have had enough? When will you begin enjoying your pregnancy?

There were days that I remember driving to my reiki master in wandsworth to receive my NAET treatments when I was so tired it was all I could do to sit upright in the car and grasp the steering wheel. Within a few hours of receiving treatment, I would consistently feel better. It really is quite an amazing theory and technique. My experience with it was quite positive.

The yoga will help to improve flexibility and enhance recovery, but if there is another positive, it’s relaxation. It never fails, when we finish our session and she puts me through her little relaxation phase, I am out! The second that happens, the GH spike is equivalent to that of falling asleep at night! Believe me, when you are running around all day long, you need a moment to unwind and I’ve found that yoga can help.

The only negative feedback that I could give to either of my NAET practitioners is that they tried to do too much with it. Both of these practitioners led me to believe that this technique can cure Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. From my experience, it can not. I would have preferred to be told that the technique can help improve my quality of life, rather than that NAET is a cure for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

There are now thousands of practitioners worldwide, and BodyTalk has just entered University programs in Australia and in the works in the U.K., and is receiving more and more attention due to its incredible ability to bring healing to most illnesses, while connecting individuals back to who they truly are so that they can live the fullness of their life.

After having thrown up for the twenty-eighth straight day (and not just in the morning), I had decided I had had enough. I wanted to enjoy the time I had left with my pregnancy.

The sleep homeostat “functions like a drive that builds up during wakefulness in pretty much a linear fashion and is discharged when you sleep…The homeostatic pressure to sleep depends not only on how long you are awake but on how active you are while awake.” (Marano, 2003) Two of the best methods to influence the sleep homeostat involve exercise and heating the body such as by taking a warm bath before bedtime.

We would be amiss if we did not mention therapy. One of the therapies dealing with joint pain is cognitive behavioral therapy whereby negative thoughts or your inability to cope are replaced with positive or alternative thoughts. If you are feel the need to talk to someone about your joint pain you may want to visit your therapists.

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