How will I feel after having acupuncture?
After having acupuncture treatment many people feel relaxed, find their energy flows better, they have an increased appetite, feel sleepy, have reduced pain, sleep better at night, and are less stressed and anxious.
Traditional acupuncture treatment by members of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) leave you feeling relaxed with parts of your body having less tension and pain. There are very few side effects of acupuncture or adverse effects and it's safe to have if you have a bleeding disorder.
Can you feel the needles in acupuncture?
When the acupuncture needle is inserted into the body, you may feel a dull ache, tingling, electrical sensation or a sharp prick. In acupuncture these sensations are known as 'de qi', which means the energy in the acupuncture point has been activated by the needle. A sharp prick is the needle tip not piercing the skin as smoothly as it should do.
What it feels like when you get acupuncture?
Once the acupuncture needles have all been inserted into the body, people find that they may feel heaviness in the limbs or a pleasant feeling of relaxation. Some people can go into a deep state of relaxation and even sleep.