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How Acupuncture Can Be an Effective Treatment for Depression & Anxiety + How Acupuncture Can Boost Your Immune System & What to Know Before You Go For the First Time (with Ann Cecil-Sterman) CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf

    • Mental Health

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SHOW DESCRIPTION: Although many people have heard of acupuncture or even had acupuncture, there is still a lot of confusion surrounding this ancient Chinese medicine. In this podcast I speak with acupuncture specialist and educator Ann Cecil-Sterman about how acupuncture can help reduce anxiety, burnout and depression, the physical health benefits of acupuncture, the different types of acupuncture, common misconceptions about acupuncture, how acupuncture can boost our immunity, and more!

For more info on Ann and her work visit: https://anncecilsterman.com

Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/how-acupuncture-can-be-an-effective-treatment-for-depression-anxiety-how-acupuncture-can-boost-your-immune-system-overall-physical-health-with-ann-cecil-sterman



SPECIAL OFFERS FROM OUR SPONSORS:

Pique Tea: my favorite organic tea company: Get 5% off your order with the code DRLEAF at checkout at piquetea.com

Ritual: the best multivitamin out there: To get 10% off your first three months of Ritual multivitamins see: ritual.com/drleaf



PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS

1:50 How acupuncture can help us heal and improve our mental and physical health

4:30 The limits of Western medicine

8:35, 33:08 How acupuncture can help with chronic, degenerative diseases like arthritis

8:48 What is acupuncture?

13:22 Does acupuncture hurt?

15:23 What is advanced acupuncture?

21:14 How acupuncture can help with mental health issues like anxiety and depression

26:33 How acupuncture can help with gastro-intentional issues like IBS and Crohn’s Disease

41:30 How acupuncture can help improve immunity

50:56 The science behind acupuncture: can we trust it?



Additional resources:

-Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription. Just visit: https://theswitch.app

-Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources

-Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/

-Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf

-Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf

-Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf

If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media!


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

***Pre-order my new book Cleaning up Your Mental Mess: https://www.cleaningupyourmentalmess.com/

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit: https://www.drleafconference.com

Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips. Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747



SHOW DESCRIPTION: Although many people have heard of acupuncture or even had acupuncture, there is still a lot of confusion surrounding this ancient Chinese medicine. In this podcast I speak with acupuncture specialist and educator Ann Cecil-Sterman about how acupuncture can help reduce anxiety, burnout and depression, the physical health benefits of acupuncture, the different types of acupuncture, common misconceptions about acupuncture, how acupuncture can boost our immunity, and more!

For more info on Ann and her work visit: https://anncecilsterman.com

Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/how-acupuncture-can-be-an-effective-treatment-for-depression-anxiety-how-acupuncture-can-boost-your-immune-system-overall-physical-health-with-ann-cecil-sterman



SPECIAL OFFERS FROM OUR SPONSORS:

Pique Tea: my favorite organic tea company: Get 5% off your order with the code DRLEAF at checkout at piquetea.com

Ritual: the best multivitamin out there: To get 10% off your first three months of Ritual multivitamins see: ritual.com/drleaf



PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS

1:50 How acupuncture can help us heal and improve our mental and physical health

4:30 The limits of Western medicine

8:35, 33:08 How acupuncture can help with chronic, degenerative diseases like arthritis

8:48 What is acupuncture?

13:22 Does acupuncture hurt?

15:23 What is advanced acupuncture?

21:14 How acupuncture can help with mental health issues like anxiety and depression

26:33 How acupuncture can help with gastro-intentional issues like IBS and Crohn’s Disease

41:30 How acupuncture can help improve immunity

50:56 The science behind acupuncture: can we trust it?



Additional resources:

-Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription. Just visit: https://theswitch.app

-Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources

-Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/

-Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf

-Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf

-Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf

If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media!


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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