There are 5 extremely powerful points in our ears which can be needled to help us help ourselves in overcoming huge obstacles in our lives! Using the NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) Protocol, issues such as stress, addiction, detoxification, substance misuse, insomnia, weight-loss and emotional imbalance can be addressed. Auricular acupuncture needles are inserted into the five points in the ear, while the patient relaxes for 30 minutes to an hour. I also send my patients away with an ‘ear-seed’ a tiny stainless-steel stud which stays in working its magic (continues stimulating the point) after the treatment until it naturally drops out after a few days.
What can NADA help with?
- drug/alcohol/tobacco/food addictions
- substance misuse
- trauma recovery
- ameliorating side effects from drug treatment in cancer
- behavioural issues
- stress management
- post-traumatic stress
- emotional issues
- general well-being
The points used in the NADA protocol are Sympathetic, Shen Men, Kidney, Liver, and Lung.