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Will acupuncture help to provide some relief from bipolar disorder ,clinical depression and general anxiety disorder from 5 yrs. Currently I am under medication for depression and anxiety.

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Dear Lybrate User, Yes acupuncture does help in channelization and correction of disturbed energy meridians which cause depression and anxiety, but for bi polar medication is important. During or after acupuncture stabilisation, consider Psychotherapy so that the root cause of all issues be dealt with. When done regularly twice a day, this exercise gradually alleviates the anxiety and is a sure shot method to relieve anxiety. But should be done religiously. Make a self rating scale of 0 to 10 where 0 = absence of anxiety, 10 = highest level of anxiety experienced. Each time you set yourself to do this exercise - note your anxiety level on 0 to 10 scale in a copy. Do the rating before exercise and after the exercise. Twice daily. Thus in a day you get 4 readings. OM jaap is one such mantra which allows your vibrations to become positive and aligns you to cosmic rhythm itself for ease in life.
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