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Chronic Diseases

Acupuncture & Herbalist located in Shrewsbury, NJ

Chronic Diseases services offered in Shrewsbury, NJ


Chronic diseases are long-term ailments that may cause symptoms or require treatments that interrupt your everyday life. At Acupuncture Health Services in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, Michael Beys, LAc, DACm, uses evidence-based acupuncture and herbal medicine for chronic diseases to enhance health and quality of life. To find out more about the traditional treatments Dr. Beys uses for chronic diseases, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

What are chronic diseases?

Chronic diseases are illnesses that last a year or more, require ongoing medical care, and affect daily life. There are many types of chronic diseases. Some of the long-term illnesses Dr. Beys treats at Acupuncture Health Services include:

 

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Arthritis 
  • Migraines
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Crohn’s disease 
  • Infertility
  • Neuropathy
  • Chronic pain
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

 

Many of these chronic health conditions have no cure. However, there’s no need to suffer from the symptoms they cause. Dr. Beys has helped many people get relief from their health issues, improving their quality of life.

What can I expect during a consultation for chronic diseases?

Dr. Beys takes a patient-centered approach to care, and the specifics of your consultation depend on your health concerns and goals. Dr. Beys asks detailed questions about your health, symptoms, diet, exercise, and daily routine.

 

He also reviews your medical history and family history and asks about the medications and supplements you take. Dr. Beys performs a physical exam, paying close attention to your problem areas so he can get a better sense of your overall health.

What are some therapies that help manage chronic diseases?

Dr. Beys uses minimally invasive evidence-based therapies to help his patients manage their chronic diseases. These therapies may include:

Acupuncture

Dr. Beys is an experienced acupuncturist and uses different acupuncture techniques to get the best results. Inserting the acupuncture needle into your skin is painless but triggers a physiological response that promotes health and healing. 

Cupping therapy

For cupping therapy, Dr. Beys places heated cups on specific areas of the body. The cups create a suction, drawing blood to the area, along with oxygen and nutrients that heal the tissue.

Herbal medicine

Dr. Beys is an expert herbalist and uses herbal medicine to improve health and well-being. He customizes your herbal formula based on your treatment goals.

 

In addition to his traditional in-office treatments, Dr. Beys may also talk to you about the benefits of yoga for managing your chronic disease. Stretching and breathing exercises help your body relax, reducing the stress hormones that may exacerbate your health condition.

 

To schedule your chronic diseases consultation at Acupuncture Health Services, call the office or book an appointment online today.

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