Stress services offered in Midtown, New York, NY

If ongoing stress negatively affects your quality of life, see the holistic experts at Erzhena Acupuncture in the Midtown area of Manhattan in New York City. Licensed acupuncturist Erzhena Lygdenova DAc, LAc, and her team provide relief from stress, depression, and anxiety using all-natural ancient Chinese medicine solutions. Schedule an evaluation by phone or online today.

Stress Q & A

What is stress?

Stressors negatively influence your physical and mental health, often diminishing body functioning. Stress may appear as physical or emotional distress or burnout. It can increase your risk of anxiety, depression, insomnia, mental health challenges, pain and illnesses when not addressed. 

If you desire natural ways to reduce stress and improve wellness, rely on the Erzhena Acupuncture team.

What causes stress?

Common causes of physical and mental stress include:

  • Problems at work
  • Busy schedules
  • Interpersonal relationship issues
  • Financial struggles
  • Overtraining
  • Divorce
  • Job loss
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Diseases
  • Illnesses
  • Unhealthy lifestyle habits
  • Lack of sleep
  • Social isolation 
  • Abuse
  • Chronic diseases
  • Illnesses
  • Injuries 

Your body might become stressed for numerous reasons. Fortunately, help is within reach. Turning to holistic remedies is a highly effective alternative to drugs, overeating, alcohol, and other unhealthy coping mechanisms. 

Which stress-reduction solutions are best for me?

To determine which stress-reduction options are best suited for your situation and health, the Erzhena Acupuncture team discusses your medical history and symptoms. They review your diagnoses, medications, and lifestyle habits. They may ask questions about your mental health and tailor a treatment plan that suits your needs.

Stress reduction treatments might last 60 minutes, depending on the type of treatment you receive.

What are my stress-relieving treatment options?

The following holistic treatments available at Erzhena Acupuncture can reduce physical and mental stress and promote relaxation:


An Erzhena Acupuncture specialist places tiny needles into various body tissues while you relax. This treatment stimulates blood flow, stress reduction, pain relief, and a strong immune system. It can dramatically improve your physical and mental well-being. 

Gua sha

Gua sha treatments use a flat, dull tool to scrape your skin, release toxins, stimulate healing, and minimize stress. 

Cupping therapy

During cupping treatments, you relax on a table while your provider places suction cups on specific areas of your skin’s surface to release harmful toxins, relax tight muscles, and ease tension.


Moxibustion involves burning mugwort, an herb that facilitates healing and stress reduction. The treatment increases blood flow, boosts immunity, and optimizes your overall health. Your provider burns the herb’s leaves near your skin’s surface to reap the most health benefits. 

Schedule an appointment at Erzhena Acupuncture by phone or online today for stress relief.