Acupuncture for Anxiety

Do you want to naturally relieve anxiety, depression or insomnia?

We offer you relief from physical pain, emotional stress, allergies, and more.
Weight loss and facial rejuvenation, by empowering your body’s natural ability to heal with
Acupuncture and Bio-energetic therapies.

Acupuncture for Anxiety

Acupuncture for Anxiety
Several emotional afflicts can cause physical discomfort, inconvenience, and distress. Acupuncture works as a complementary therapy to help regulate physiological conditions by correcting the imbalance of the energy in the body.

The mind-body approach of oriental medicine treatments can offer a genuine relief for these ailments and many addiction problems, such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Bulimia
  • Panic attacks
  • Insomnia
  • Alcohol and chemical dependence
  • Apathy
  • Chronic fears

We’re also used to treat digestion disorders affected by emotional components, like Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s disease.


Free consultation and price

Get all answers about Acupuncture and your specific needs. We will talk about insurance plans coverage and the frequency of treatments.
Prices vary depending on the complexity, frequency, and type of therapies. Prices range from $60 to $95, and we offer discount packages.



Alternative or complementary

Acupuncture is either an alternative or a complementary therapy for your health conditions. You can do it as supportive therapy for other treatments like chiropractor, physical therapy, medical treatments, working instead or together for better results, and reducing side effects.


Finding the root

Unlike conventional medicine that treats symptoms and specializes in different areas, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine look at patients as a whole system and finds the origin of imbalance to correct problems from the root.

Retrain your body

It is crucial to have a series of treatments for your body to reset how to function correctly. Just like training a muscle, it needs repetition and persistence. Acupuncture stimulates your body´s power to heal, avoiding the use of medications that, most of the time, are just covering symptoms.

Finding the root

Unlike conventional medicine that treats symptoms and specializes in different areas, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine look at patients as a whole system and finds the origin of imbalance to correct problems from the root.

Retrain your body

It is crucial to have a series of treatments for your body to reset how to function correctly. Just like training a muscle, it needs repetition and persistence. Acupuncture stimulates your body´s power to heal, avoiding the use of medications that, most of the time, are just covering symptoms.

Acupuncture for depression

Acupuncture for depression
Persistent sadness, irritability, despair, insomnia, or inability to concentrate characterize depression symptoms. Due to this condition, brain chemistry alters, provoking mood swings, and malfunctioning of some organs. Recent studies suggest TCM is as effective as drugs to treat depressive disorders; also, it’s faster and entails no side-effects.Alternative Medicine is a safe option to treat when conventional methods or medication fail.

The holistic approach of our treatments seeks to:

  • Restore balance releases endorphins, which create positive effects on your mind and body, and allow the natural healing process to begin.
  • Reduce the side-effects of prescribed medications.
  • Deal Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Create individualized treatment plans according to your unique conditions and needs.

Acupuncture for Insomnia

Acupuncture for Insomnia
This sleep disorder makes falling asleep at night difficult. Besides, other symptoms such as exhaustion, laziness, distraction, tension, apnea, and sleep apnea can interfere with sleep. Chronic insomnia may lead to mental health problems and severe mental illnesses like schizophrenia. Lack of sleep arouses feelings of stress and anxiety; common medications are sedatives, but their use can lead to nasty and dangerous side effects. Oriental Medicine offers a natural analgesic and sedating effect, and it’s a desirable option to treat insomnia symptoms.

Most acupoints-based treatments help stimulate, regulate, and improve bodily functions, restore balance and energy flow and consequently, enhance sleep quality. Some of these benefits include:

  • More restful sleep, get quality of sleep.
  • Reduce anxiety, stress, exhaustion, cold sweats, racing thoughts, irritable mood, and depression, soothing most symptoms-related to insomnia.
  • It helps with sleep apnea, cough, and respiratory problems.
  • Relax the nervous system and alleviate distressful emotions.
  • Increase clear mental clarity and boost energy.
  • Avoid the harmful side effects of medications like drug dependency, addiction, or memory loss.

We can also help you with:

Pain Relief

Get pain relief naturally, without medications, for many conditions especially for:

  • Lower back
  • Knee
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Wrist
  • Migraine headaches
  • Tennis elbow
  • Arthritis
  • Menstrual
  • Abdominal
Living your life to the fullest, without limitations and daily discomfort, being able to move or stay calm without pain, not risking your health with medication’s side effects, and being able to play, exercise, and have sex without restriction.

Weight Loss

Lose weight without endless diets by:

  • Reducing the appetite.
  • Controlling anxiety eating.
  • Improving digestion and defecation.
You are obtaining the desired weight and body appearance that makes you feel secure, sexy, and light to wear the clothes you like, doing your dreamed activities, and cutting that extra weight that is causing pain.

Facial Acupuncture

Rejuvenate naturally from the inside out, by:

  • Stimulating blood flow and nutrients to your face.
  • Improve skin texture.
  • Detoxify from chemicals and environmental pollution.
You are feeling radiant and confident at any age, and looking better even without makeup. Renewing your skin texture and firmness naturally while removing wrinkles and blemishes.


Relieve depression caused by:

  • Unexpected events
  • Loved ones losses
  • Economic hardship
  • Chronic illness and pain
  • Loneliness
  • Drug and alcohol addictions
Feeling positive, and happy. Being motivated to work on those desired projects, meeting with friends and family, and fully enjoying life.


Sleep well, and get back to your normal biological cycle by reducing the following affecting factors:

  • Unhealthy habits, like drugs, alcohol, addictions
  • Emotions like stress, anxiety and overthinking
  • Chronic illness and pain
  • Hormonal imbalances like in Menopause
  • Jet lag condition
  • Increased night time melatonin production
Sleeping again like a baby. Waking-up rested, with lots of energy, doing activities like play, exercise with more stamina, being more focused, and productive at work.


Overcoming addictions by:

  • Increasing detoxification process.
  • Reducing cravings of unhealthy substances (alcohol, drugs, sugar)
  • Creating feeling of calmness and relaxation.
  • Relief from withdrawal symptoms.
Living your life with no need of substance consumption, being present on what is around you with control and enjoyment. Using your money on more productive things and creating better and healthier relationships.


Get rid of Menopause symptoms by:

  • Regulating hormonal imbalances
  • Relief from hot flashes
  • Reducing Irritability
  • Adjusting sleep cycles
  • Increasing libido
Feeling a total woman again without hot flashes and renewed sexual desires. Living with a better mood and enjoying loving relationships. Performing daily activities without the need of cooling down or getting your clothes wet.


Stop allergy symptoms by:

  • Modulating immunity
  • Reducing inflammatory response of body
  • Clearing nasal congestion
  • Stop sneezing
  • Increased bronchial capacity
Being able to breath again, without restrictions. Going outdoors and not having to take over the counter medications that makes you drowsy. You deserved to live your life and smell the roses.

Why come to Sanar Healing

We dedicate the appropriate time to listen to your concerns, and worries regarding your health.
We offer you a holistic approach not only based on Chinese Medicine but also on Bioenergetic theories.
We give you tools and suggestions for your wellness so you can be empowered about your healing process.

Getting started with Acupuncture

Schedule a free initial consultation to answer all your questions regarding:

  • Your health concerns and how Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine helps
  • Frequency of treatments
  • Prices and discounted out of pocket packages
  • Medical Insurance verification of coverage

Medical History Review


Consent of treatment

Evaluation, assessment, and treatment plan

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Dr. Liliana Gomez

About us

Dr. Liliana Gomez

Dr. Gomez immigrated to the USA in 2013. Back in Colombia she finished a Bachelors in Marketing and Business. She knew her mission is services and healing so she decided to be trained as a Medical Assistant and Phlebotomist to get involved in the medical field. After some years in health care, wanting to learn more and be part of patient care in a holistic way, she stepped into Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

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How much Acupuncture cost?
Prices vary depending on the complexity, frequency, and type of therapies performed during treatment. At Sanar Healing, prices vary from $60 to $95, we offer free consultations and discount packages. We also take PPO (out of network) insurance plans if covered.
Does acupuncture hurt?
Although acupuncture usually doesn’t cause pain, there is a slim chance you feel some sensitivity during the insertion of the pins. That is entirely normal, but the experience could be different for everyone. Most people experience a sense of relaxation during treatments.
Talk to your therapist about what to expect and discuss any concerns about the procedure before the treatment begins.
Is acupuncture safe?
When conducted by experienced acupuncturists, treatments are entirely safe. TCM is recommended as a safe practice to treat several diseases and conditions and regulated by different health care systems and organizations worldwide.
Needling is the most common technique used to stimulate acupoints. Needles are exceptionally thin and rounded-edge, so they can’t cut your skin; they’re also sterile, disposable, so avoiding any risk of infection.
Does acupuncture have any side effects?
Most common sedatives and anti-inflammatory medications can cause physical discomfort and dangerous side effects.
Unlike conventional Western Medicine, alternative Medicine is designed to work according to nature. By enhancing all body functions, it activates the immune system response; therefore, the healing process comes from inside your body.
This natural and non-invasive treatment provides an analgesic and sedating effect to help pain release, also minimal or non-existent side effects compared to prescribed medications.
How long do treatments last? How many sessions will I need?
A single session may last between 45 to 60 minutes, but the number of treatments depends on several factors.
At Sanar Healing, the first visit consists of evaluating your current condition, diagnosis, and herbal formulas to suggest for an individualized treatment plan. Then we'll discuss with you the method, frequency, and the number of sessions that can better suit your needs and expectations.
What is the best type of acupuncture for me?
Complementary and/or Alternative Medicine involves different methods and techniques. Most popular TCM treatments use traditional Acupuncture, usually combined with other forms of therapy to increase effectiveness.

Our healing techniques may include Cupping, Moxibustion, Tuina massage, Gua Sha, and Herbal Prescription; also the use of non-invasive tools like energy amplifiers, magnets, and colored-light.

When looking for Acupuncture in Weston, Pembroke Pines, Cooper City, or Plantation, we offer you customized treatments.

We'll make sure the recommended technique and intent of the treatment fit for your unique condition, diagnosis, and criteria.

What is anxiety?

Anxiety is the natural response of our body to stress; it’s an emotional reaction causing worry, apprehension, fear, and other physical signs about future events.

Most people can experience anxiety at some point in their lives. Fear is a very emotional response to a real or perceived danger or threat; stress happens when our body reacts to those situations.

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Since they’re a normal response due to an external cause, a bit of them can keep us safe and alert to potential threats. But, an excessive, intense feeling of fear and constant stress affecting everyday life may be a sign of an anxiety disorder.
In ordinary anxiety, fear and worry relate to specific and real problems, and feelings disappear after events are over.
An anxiety disorder involves excessive worrying about unrealistic future problems. The persistent feeling of dread and apprehension for no reason is hard to control; this state remains even when the situation has been resolved.
From the TCM perspective, anxiety occurs due to an imbalance of complementary forces yin and yang. Disruption in the energy flow –or qi– results in illness, affecting the proper function of internal organs and emotions.

    What causes anxiety?

    Specific causes of anxiety remain unclear, though researchers determine that involves both internal and external factors.

    Mental disorders can run in the family. That may be an inherited factor coming from one or both parents.
    Some individuals are prone to anxiety; inheritance can even increase susceptibility to developing any mental disorder.

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    Brain chemistry
    Disruptions to the brain due to severe stress can seriously affect the ability to control mood, fear, and other emotions.
    Medical conditions
    Ailments, as well as mental disorders, can aggravate or trigger symptoms of anxiety. Otherwise, it can be an underlying symptom of any other disease that may be required to diagnose.


    Stress due to:

    • Medication side-effects
    • Prolonged symptoms of a disease
    • Extreme stressful situations such as work pressure, financial issues, grief for a recent loss, or break up.
    • Environmental factors
    • In high-altitude areas, low oxygen levels can cause breathing difficulty setting anxiety off.
    • Also, diet could be a factor when consuming some foods or drinks, including sugar and caffeine.
    • Traumas
    • Traumatic past experiences can have a significant impact on the psyche, making it difficult to manage emotions.
    • It may often be childhood or adolescence-related but also to adulthood due to military combat, for instance.
    • Substance abuse
    • Alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, and illicit drugs or their withdrawal can make anxiety disorder worse.

    Is anxiety a mental illness?

    An anxiety disorder is a mental illness impacting the daily life of millions of people at any age. This form of emotional disease is the most common mental health issue in the U.S.

    Anxiety disorders are a form of emotional and mental disorder related to many different diseases, such as:

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    • Panic disorder
    • Social anxiety disorder
    • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
    • Separation anxiety disorder
    • Phobias
    • Illness anxiety disorder
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

    Is anxiety dangerous?

    Severe symptoms of anxiety make it difficult to function at work and reduce social interaction; when diagnosed, it may be considered a cause of disability.

    The prevalence of this condition differs by sex, race, and educational level of the affected population, but all weight problems result in numerous diseases and health issues.

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    Women are more prone to anxiety and stress than men, but sweating, irritability, and insomnia are also menopause-related-symptoms. Many anxiety symptoms often come along with other mental illnesses such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or depression.
    Dismiss or ignore all these signs increase the risks of misdiagnosing, therefore the adequate treatment; it will also make anxiety symptoms worse, severely impacting your quality of life.


      Rapid heart rate Increased alertness, hyper-vigilance, high blood pressure, headaches, trouble concentrating, sweating, twitches, shakiness, dry mouth, muscle tension.

      Feelings of excessive worry, apprehension, or dread.
      Chronic stress, panic attacks, compulsive behavior, insomnia. Avoidance of daily life routines and social activities

      Is anxiety curable?

      Anxiety disorders can be treated, though a permanent cure depends on very much many things.

      Current anti-anxiety treatments consist of medication and psychotherapy, whether alone or combined. Antidepressants provide temporary relief to physical symptoms, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT helps to manage emotions and thoughts.

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      However, these two options may not work for everyone and be unsuitable in the long run. Medications can have an unpleasant side-effect, and sometimes patients can offer tolerance for drugs, making them ineffective.
      Psychotherapy is an important method, and it can be supported with acupuncture to get better results, resulting in less withdrawal from treatment and reduced rates of relapse.
      Alternative Medicine offers different affordable therapies to treat anxiety disorders naturally and effectively.

        How does Acupuncture for Anxiety work?

        TCM and oriental Medicine offer excellent therapies for a wide range of conditions, including anxiety disorders. These ancient practices are proven to be useful to treat anxiety, depression, and other emotional afflictions.

        Acupuncture and Auricular therapy are especially advisable to help with anxiety as an alternative or complementary treatment to psychological therapy, depending on the severity of condition. They work by regulating physiological conditions and restoring the balance of qi in the body.

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        The stimulation of specific points on the body affects the mind and body, promoting the body’s natural ability to heal itself. This technique remarkably helps to reduce anxiety symptoms and further causes in a natural and less invasive way.
        At Sanar Healing, we can provide a safe, soothing treatment for your anxiety troubles. Our naturally-based healing approach will bring you a calming experience with a lasting outcome and no harmful side-effects.

          Seven significant Benefits of using acupuncture for anxiety

          The mind-body approach of acupuncture treatments offers a genuine relief for anxiety related-symptoms. These beneficial effects include:

          1. It relieves pain. By pressing acupoints, it blocks stress hormones and releases endorphins, which activates our natural pain killers. This technique reduces physical anxiety-related symptoms such as rapid heart rate, high blood pressure, and headaches.

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          2. It boosts energy. Regulation of the energy flow stimulates the nervous, immune, and endocrine systems, so improving blood flow and bodily functions.

          3. It has a natural calming effect. Most Oriental Medicine provides a natural sedating and antidepressant effect that helps alleviate stressful emotions. Restore balance releases endorphins, which create positive impacts on the mind and body, allowing your natural healing process to begin.

          4. It improves the quality of sleep. Restful sleep can do a lot to reduce common anxiety symptoms that can affect mood and emotional behavior like sadness, irritability, sleep apnea, and insomnia.

          5. It’s entirely safe and drug-free. This natural and non-invasive treatment is designed to work according to nature. TCM is proven as effective as drugs and psychotherapy to treat anxiety disorders. In fact, it’s a safe option to reduce the side effects of prescribed medications or avoid them at all.

          6. It works faster. Some people may experience instant relief; others may take longer before seeing results. However, after a few visits, they can feel subtle and gradual changes, increasing confidence, and overall wellness.

          7. It’s a cost-effective solution. Alone or in conjunction with other techniques, acupuncture reveals to be a more effective and long-term solution than prescribed pain-killers. Since it works faster than conventional Medicine, you may even reduce the impact of costs on both drugs and visits.

          Anxiety issues are challenging to manage by yourself. Consider getting help immediately if you or a relative recognize two or more of the symptoms described above.

          If considering alternative Medicine, Sanar Healing can help you to deal with this mental condition and overcome anxiety and depression issues.

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