Stress relief

Stress and anxiety arises from many factors and affects us in various ways. Address the cause of your stress so you can get on with your day with calm and joy…

Too stressed to enjoy life?

You’re not alone. Work life, home life, family and relationship challenges, financial and political issues can all lead to a build up of stress. All this stress can have a radical affect on your body, emotionally and physically, affecting sleep patterns, eating habits, causing sudden weight changes, and reducing energy and immunity.

Luckily, research, as well as over 85 5-Star reviews from my satisfied clients show that acupuncture can help to relieve stress.

How acupuncture can help relieve stress

Research on acupuncture suggests that it works to reduce stress by regulating neurotransmitters in the brain associated with stress and pain, as well as deactivating the ‘analytical’ brain, which is responsible for anxiety and worry. Acupuncture can restore harmony in your body, putting everything back in tune and restoring the natural balance of your mental, physical and emotional health.


How York Traditional Acupuncture can help

As an Anxiety UK Approved Practitioner, I personalize your acupuncture plan, and tailor it to help most with the unique kind of stress or anxiety you are experiencing. In addition to acupuncture you will receive general stress-reducing lifestyle advice to help speed up your progress.

Generally, after an acupuncture session, it is typical to feel much calmer, more relaxed and aware of the improvement in your sense of well-being. The reason? This is because, research suggests that acupuncture helps the body release its own serotonin, a neurotransmitter associated with well-being and happiness.

Acupuncture provides a safe and natural way to help you manage the stress and anxiety of modern society. It’s so simple yet so effective, and it’s been used safely for thousands of years.

Potential benefits of acupuncture according to the American Psychological Association

(American Psychological Association study, 2007)

More energy – 51% of people with stress experience fatigue and 45% experience a lack of energy.
Reduced headaches and dizziness – 44% of people with stress suffer from headaches, and 13% from dizziness.
Better digestion – 34% of people with stress experience upset stomach and 23% experience a change in appetite.
Better sex life – 15% of people with stress experience a change in sex drive.
Greater happiness – 50% of people with stress feel irritable or angry, 45% feel nervous, and 35% feel they want to cry.
Better dental health – 17% of people with stress grind their teeth.


If you would like help to relieve stress or anxiety, simply contact Tiziana Bertinotti on 07788 633292 or

Have more questions about how Traditional Acupuncture can help you? Simply contact Tiziana Bertinotti on 07788 633292 or

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Dear patients,

It is with a truly broken heart that I am informing you that I am temporarily closing my clinic from Monday 23rd March 2020. I will re-open it once things get back to normal and once our Government tells us it’s safe to do so.

If you have pre-payed your appointments in a block booking, all of these appointments will be valid once I re-open my clinic.

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This situation is also affecting us all financially, so, once you are back, if you feel you cannot afford to pay my full fees, just give me a donation instead. Please do not let the financial aspect put you off having treatments with me in the future.

Thank you so much for all your support. My work is my calling and vocation in life and treating you gives me immense joy. I look forward to re-opening my clinic to seeing you all again soon.

A big hug,

Tiziana xx