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  • Joy Point Acupuncture

    • Healthcare, Wellness & Beauty
    • Acupuncturist
    9481 Oak Bay Rd., Suite H
    Port Ludlow, WA 98365
    • About

      Why Use Acupuncture?

      It is commonly understood that acupuncturists treat “pain,” often musculoskeletal in nature. This is very true, as acupuncture “analgesia” has been studied in the lab to be antagonized by naloxone, an opiate antagonist. This means that your body is naturally producing opiates, which can be activated through acupuncture treatments. This has incredible implications for its ability to fight addiction, depression, relieve stress among many other things. Acupuncture, as well as helping to relieve pain, can help improve digestion, circulation, open blockages, and transform fluids in the body.

      You may be surprised that acupuncture can treat different parts of the body, without putting needles in those places directly. Acupuncture uses various microsystems which contain a view of the major organs and systems. The ear is one microsystem while the hands and feet are another. The ear looks just like an upside-down fetus. At an early stage of development,