"I had a long-term needle phobia and was very apprehensive about having acupuncture. Attilio put me at ease straight away and made me feel relaxed"
What you can do after having acupuncture treatment
After having acupuncture treatment most people can carry on as normal.
To get the full benefits of treatment and aid the healing process you should not rush back to your life but carry on in a relaxed way and drink plenty of water afterwards. Don't eat a heavy meal or eat processed foods as this will strain your digestive system and lower your energy levels.
Some people like to combine their treatment with yoga and do a yoga class afterwards. This is fine and can aid the treatment.
Some like to just chill out afterwards, but really it depends how much you relax whilst lying on the couch and the length of your treatment time.
If you get off the treatment couch once the acupuncture points have been stimulated and feel relaxed but not drowsy or dizzy, you can carry on as normal.
If you feel drowsy, dizzy or nauseous, then you should sit down and rest. Drinking water or sweet tea can feel restore a normal feeling.
Some people can become emotional afterwards, which is normal and good. The treatment allows the release of physical and emotional problems which benefits the body and healh.
Most people find they feel relaxed and a little tired as their mind has slowed down. People often sleep well the night after having treatment.