Benefits of acupuncture during pregnancy

Are you looking for ways to relieve some pregnancy symptoms like headaches, body aches, insomnia, or even nausea? At NEX Wellness, our patients can experience high-end acupuncture treatment that can help to greatly reduce some pregnancy symptoms. There are many benefits of acupuncture treatment during pregnancy, and if you are wanting to learn more about this, then you have come to the right place. Read on to learn more.

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For nausea and vomiting 

If you are experiencing nausea and vomiting during your pregnancy, then you should give acupuncture treatment a try. Nausea and vomiting are very common symptoms of pregnancy and a lot of women will experience it. Acupuncture, as well as acupressure, has been shown to reduce symptoms of nausea and vomiting. One study demonstrated that women receiving weekly acupuncture treatments experienced less nausea after 3 weeks compared to sham and no acupuncture.

For headaches 

Acupuncture treatment can also be used to treat headaches while you are pregnant. Pregnant women can experience headaches at any time and any severity during their pregnancy. They mostly occur because the body is working overtime trying to nourish the baby and using up double the energy, vitamins, and minerals. Acupuncture has been shown to be effective in reducing headache pain associated with pregnancy, there was a decrease in medication needed, as well as an improvement in sleep and mood.  

For insomnia 

Having trouble sleeping during your pregnancy? Do you find yourself up all night tossing and turning? Does your mind race and you can’t relax and fall asleep? Insomnia is another common pregnancy symptom that many women can experience while pregnant. Fortunately, one study showed that acupuncture showed benefits on sleep quality and insomnia during pregnancy. Acupuncture has also been shown to increase melatonin levels, which are often lowered in pregnant women.  

To learn more about the benefits of acupuncture during pregnancy, we encourage you to get in touch with NEX Wellness today. Click here to find our contact information, schedule an appointment, or speak with a representative.