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Acupuncture can benefit individuals living with high levels of stress and anxiety disorders. The stress-relieving elements of acupuncture help to also improve emotional regulation, overall mood, and boost overall feelings of wellbeing. Acupuncture selectively induces the release of enkephalins and dynorphins in both experimental animal and human trials. Clinical studies suggest its effectiveness for the treatment of various types of pain, depression, anxiety, spinally induced muscle spasm, stroke, gastrointestinal disorders, and drug addiction in an article from Biological Psychiatry a Journal of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Therapeutics.
Korean Medicine in mental health collectively covers the mind-body and emotions via acupuncture and herbs.
By applying the clinical process of neuropsychiatric and mental problems using Korean Medicine. It introduces the concept of 'Hwabyung', which is medically recognized as an anger/angst syndrome in Korea.
Acupuncture points are believed to stimulate the central nervous system. This, in turn, releases chemicals into the muscles, spinal cord, and brain. These biochemical changes may stimulate the body's natural healing abilities and promote physical and emotional well-being.
Five Elements was one of the major doctrines influencing not only acupuncture but all aspects of society. Through the system of correspondences, Five Element acupuncture provides an understanding of the connections between body, mind, and spirit in health and disease.
The clinical application of the Five Element system provides an understanding of how the Taoist concept of the Laws of Nature can be used in modern medicine. Mental and spiritual health treatment is important if someone has witnessed or experienced a shock or trauma or suffered severe emotional, physical or mental abuse. Both Sun Simiao and Li Shizhen, "The Divine Doctors," wrote about treating spiritual crisis with herbs and acupuncture during the Tang and Ming dynasty.