By Celine Potrov
As a professional or amateur athlete, you want to find a faster way to recover from injuries and from fatigue after big competitions. You want to improve your performance as much as possible in a perfectly natural way. These goals are perfectly achievable with the use of acupuncture. This therapy coming from the traditional Chinese medicine has been proven to work effectively and safely. Find out how it will help you out.
The pain relieving effect of acupuncture has been scientifically proven. The treatment stimulates the brain to produce and release natural chemical compounds which work like painkillers. In this way, you get to feel better more quickly. When you do not feel pain, you can perform better and concentrate better as well.
You will recover more quickly from injuries, viral infections such as the flu and muscle soreness, which occurs naturally after intense workouts and after each game or competition. The insertion of needles into certain points of the body stimulates the production of a small protein molecule which attracts white blood cells to the injured area. That way, the immune system repairs the damage caused to the body more quickly and efficiently. You will be back on your feet sooner than you think so your preparation for the next big athletic event will not suffer greatly.
Acupuncture will help you immensely when you are fighting the flu or another viral infection. The white blood cells will do an even better job in killing the pathogens in your body. Similarly, muscle soreness will go away more quickly with this therapy. A shorter recovery time is what every athlete dreams of. The best part is that you will not have to use any drugs and worry about getting into trouble because of them.
Increased Stamina and Endurance
This ancient therapy helps to increase the levels of nitric oxide in the body. This compound dilates the blood vessels and lead to improved blood flow. When more blood reaches your muscles, tendons and joints, you will be stronger and you will keep this strength for a longer period of time.
This treatment does an excellent job in providing relief from stress and anxiety. This is achieved through the stimulation of the brain to produce more of the hormone of happiness - endorphin. The therapy contributes to better sleep and this will bring you even greater relaxation. When you are more relaxed, you will be able to focus even better on your performance. You will enjoy increased mental alertness as well.
You should definitely use acupuncture for enhancing your athletic performance.
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