Chinese Medicine treatments for Stress, Anxiety & Depression

Updated: Apr 1




Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatments can be a highly effective way to help you tackle the effects of anxiety, stress and depression. These conditions can be crippling, affecting your thoughts, motivation, physical energy and your outlook on life. Taking measures that can help alleviate these conditions is important. With so many changes in society at the moment and disruptions to all aspects of daily living, many people are feeling uncertain, fearful and overwhelmed. Seeking help can enable you to cope better in the short term and help prevent conditions from manifesting in ways that can have long term health implications.



From a Chinese Medicine perspective, stress, anxiety & depression interrupt the natural flow of energy (qi) in the body. In Chinese medicine, qi is the energy which flows along channels in the body called meridians. These energy channels are mapped throughout the body consisting of main channels that branch into secondary channels. In TCM stress interrupts the natural flow of this energy, causing an imbalance in the body. TCM treats the root cause of this imbalance by releasing trapped or blocked energy. Once the balance and flow of th