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Burn-out is a result of long periods of excessive physical or emotional stress.  The adrenals are the two small glands on top of the kidneys that produce cortisol. Under prolonged stress, short bursts of cortisol are released into the bloodstream. The adrenal fatigue theory suggests that prolonged exposure to stress could drain the adrenals leading to a low cortisol state. 

Symptoms include:


  • Brain fog

  • Low energy

  • Excessive sleep / insomnia

  • Depressive mood

  • Cravings

Adrenal fatigue occurs more often in women than in men. 

Good news is that this condition is entirely reversible. 

Acupuncture therapy helps you rapidly recover from adrenal fatigue. Acupuncture turns on the parasympathetic nervous system which is the relaxation part of our nervous system. When that system is turned on, the heart rate returns to normal, digestion improves, and sleep significantly improves.


How many treatments will I need?

In the first consultation, an treatment plan is made in order to evaluate the individual needs. On average 10-12 treatments are needed. 

How much does it cost?

The treatment plans include the initial consult and can be used through out the whole year, including the maintenance sessions.

I am a licensed member of the acupuncture association NVTCG Zhong, your treatment will be (most probably partially) covered by most Dutch Health Insurance companies in case you have an additional alternative medicine package. Please check with insurance company if your personal package covers acupuncture treatments. Click here for more information.

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