Acupuncture For Autoimmune Disease2024-01-29T17:12:16+10:00

Autoimmune Disease

72,638 Treatments Since 2009

People choose us for these reasons and many more

Haynes Acupuncture 100+ Google Reviews

    Acupuncture For Autoimmune Disease Gold Coast

    We are passionate about delivering the best results possible

    Acupuncture Treatment By David Haynes

    Autoimmune diseases are complex disorders where the body’s immune system mistakenly targets and attacks its healthy cells and tissues. These conditions can affect various organs and systems within the body, leading to a wide range of symptoms and health challenges. Understanding autoimmune diseases is essential for those diagnosed and their healthcare providers. While the exact causes of autoimmune diseases are still being studied, factors such as genetics, environmental triggers, and hormonal imbalances play a role. Managing autoimmune diseases often involves a multifaceted approach and complementary therapies like acupuncture are increasingly recognised for their potential to provide relief and improve the overall well-being of individuals living with these conditions.

    The Role of Acupuncture in Autoimmune Disease

    Acupuncture, a key component of traditional Chinese medicine, has been gaining attention as a complementary therapy for autoimmune diseases. It involves the insertion of thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate energy flow and promote balance within the body’s systems. While acupuncture does not cure autoimmune diseases, it can play a valuable role in managing symptoms, improving the immune system’s function, and enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals with these conditions. Research suggests that acupuncture may help reduce inflammation, alleviate pain, and support the body’s natural healing processes. When incorporated into a holistic treatment plan, acupuncture can provide relief and contribute to a more balanced and harmonious state of health.

    Symptoms Of Autoimmune Disease

    Autoimmune diseases encompass a wide range of conditions, each with its own set of unique symptoms. Common symptoms may include

    • fatigue
    • joint pain
    • inflammation
    • skin rashes
    • Dry mouth
    • digestive issues, and more

    The specific symptoms experienced can vary widely depending on the type of autoimmune disease and the organs or systems affected. Understanding these symptoms is crucial for early diagnosis and effective management.

    Causes Of Autoimmune Disease

    The exact causes of autoimmune diseases are not fully understood, but they are believed to result from genetic predisposition and environmental factors. Genetics may make some individuals more susceptible to these conditions, while triggers such as infections, stress, hormonal changes, and dietary factors can activate autoimmune responses. Understanding the interplay between genetics and environmental influences is a key area of research in autoimmune disease studies. Acupuncture, as a holistic therapy, aims to address both physical and emotional aspects that may contribute to these conditions, promoting a more balanced state of health.

    Clinical studies and research are essential in providing a scientific basis for the use of acupuncture in autoimmune disease management. While more research is needed to fully understand the mechanisms of acupuncture’s effects on autoimmune diseases, several studies have shown promising results.

    These studies often explore the impact of acupuncture on specific symptoms, immune system function, and quality of life for individuals with autoimmune diseases. As the body of evidence grows, acupuncture may become an increasingly recognised and accepted complementary therapy for autoimmune disease management.

    Your Personalised Acupuncture Plan

    At Haynes Acupuncture Gold Coast, we understand that each individual’s experience with autoimmune disease is unique. That’s why we offer personalised acupuncture treatment plans tailored to your specific symptoms and needs. Our experienced acupuncturists will work closely with you to develop a customised approach that may include acupuncture sessions, dietary recommendations, lifestyle modifications, and stress management techniques. We aim to empower you to take an active role in your healing journey, addressing both the physical and emotional aspects of autoimmune diseases.

    Our Commitment to Your Well-being

    Your well-being is our top priority. We are committed to providing you with the highest quality care and support throughout your acupuncture journey. Our team of dedicated healthcare professionals is here to answer your questions, address your concerns, and ensure that you receive the best possible care. We understand the challenges that come with autoimmune diseases, and our goal is to help you achieve a greater sense of balance, comfort, and vitality in your life.

    Take the First Step Towards Relief

    If you or a loved one is living with an autoimmune disease, taking the first step towards relief and improved quality of life is essential. Acupuncture, as a complementary therapy, offers a holistic approach to managing symptoms and supporting overall well-being. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and start your personalised acupuncture plan. Together, we can work towards a brighter and more balanced future, helping you live your life to the fullest despite the challenges of autoimmune disease.

    Autoimmune Disease Treatment Gold Coast

    Treatments to help you feel better while you get better

    Haynes Acupuncture assess and diagnose their client on a treatment table

    Assess & Diagnose

    We start with a detailed consultation including medical history, possible causes, lifestyle factors and current symptoms. Chinese Medicine diagnosis is done through the pulse and abdominal palpation.

    Haynes Acupuncture treat and assist their client on a treatment table

    Treat & Assist

    Acupuncture is mainly used in the early stages of treatment, with dietary and lifestyle modifications. Along the way we may use Chinese Herbal medicine and moxibustion to help with the treatment.

    A client on a treatment table where Haynes Acupuncture plan and evolve their treatment

    Plan & Evolve

    A treatment plan is put in place over a set period of time depending on the severity of the condition. We regularly evaluate the patient’s response to treatment and adjust the approach accordingly.

    A client looking grateful for Haynes Acupuncture support and results from their treatment

    Support & Results

    Your acupuncturists will help with symptom management such as pain and fatigue, along with stress reduction, and we work alongside your treating physician to get the best results for you.

    Acupuncturists With Experience Treating Autoimmune Disease

    We pride ourselves on getting results where others have failed

    DAVID HAYNES

    READ BIO >

    WAIT LIST

    Please put a note in your booking stating that you would like to be put on the wait list, specify which days and we will contact you if an earlier appointment becomes available.

    EXTRA TIMES

    Not all of David’s appointments times are displayed. The time you want might be available. Please call the clinic and we will find you an appointment time that suits you.

    Ségolène

    READ BIO >

    WAIT LIST

    Please put a note in your booking stating that you would like to be put on the wait list, specify which days and we will contact you if an earlier appointment becomes available.

    Mark

    READ BIO >

    WAIT LIST

    Please put a note in your booking stating that you would like to be put on the wait list, specify which days and we will contact you if an earlier appointment becomes available.

    Josephine

    READ BIO >

    WAIT LIST

    Please put a note in your booking stating that you would like to be put on the wait list, specify which days and we will contact you if an earlier appointment becomes available.

    FAQs About Autoimmune Disease

    If you need more information call 07 5531 6461

    What is an autoimmune disease?2023-12-05T09:11:27+10:00

    An autoimmune disease is when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks its healthy cells and tissues. This abnormal immune response can lead to a wide range of symptoms and health issues.

    What are some common autoimmune diseases?2023-12-05T09:12:03+10:00

    Common autoimmune diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, among others. There are over 80 different autoimmune diseases identified to date.

    How are autoimmune diseases diagnosed?2023-12-10T05:49:00+10:00

    Diagnosis typically involves a combination of medical history, physical examination, blood tests, and sometimes imaging studies. Autoimmune diseases can be challenging to diagnose because their symptoms often overlap with other conditions.

    Can lifestyle and diet changes help manage autoimmune diseases?2023-12-10T05:49:44+10:00

    Yes, lifestyle modifications, including stress management, regular exercise, and a balanced diet, can play a significant role in managing autoimmune diseases. Some individuals may also benefit from dietary changes, such as eliminating trigger foods or following an anti-inflammatory diet.

    What role does stress play in autoimmune diseases?2023-12-10T05:50:14+10:00

    Stress can exacerbate autoimmune symptoms in some individuals. It is believed that chronic stress may contribute to inflammation and immune system dysfunction. Stress management techniques, such as meditation, yoga, and relaxation exercises, can be beneficial for those with autoimmune diseases.

    Can acupuncture help with autoimmune diseases?2023-12-10T05:50:55+10:00

    Acupuncture is considered a complementary therapy that may help manage symptoms and improve overall well-being in individuals with autoimmune diseases. Some studies suggest that acupuncture can reduce inflammation and alleviate pain.

    Autoimmune Disease Acupuncture Appointments

    Call 07 5531 6461 or book online for Bundall and Mermaid Clinics

    Wait List

    Please put a note in your booking stating that you would like to be put on the wait list, specify which days and we will contact you if an earlier appointment becomes available.

    Extra Times

    Not all of David’s appointments times are displayed. The time you want might be available. Please call the clinic and we will find you an appointment time that suits you.

    Go to Top