Acupuncture and AcuDetox.
Every client at Integrative Life Center has the benefit of receiving acupuncture and acudetox therapy as a part of their programming. Research shows that in treating addiction, acupuncture therapy can elevate the level of endorphins in the body, which provides relief from cravings and calms nerves. Auricular acupuncture or acudetox is a technique that is particularly effective in helping ease the symptoms of withdrawal.
The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, states, “people who undergo this type of treatment, as an adjunct within a comprehensive treatment program that offers other therapeutic elements including counseling, education, family involvement, mutual support group involvement, and supportive medical health care [experience benefits that include] a more optimistic and cooperative attitude toward the process of recovery, as well as reductions in cravings, anxiety, sleep disturbance and need for pharmaceuticals.”