Linda's Corner: Hope - Healing - Happiness

Stick it to depression and chronic pain with Dr. Alex Joannou

October 24, 2023 Linda Bjork/Dr. Alex Joannou Season 4 Episode 43
Linda's Corner: Hope - Healing - Happiness
Stick it to depression and chronic pain with Dr. Alex Joannou
Show Notes

Dr.  Alex Joannou explains his discovery of a revolutionary new form of acupuncture that has had astonishing results in helping people heal from depression and chronic pain.   Dr. Alex, Founder of Transformational Acupuncture International, is the leading global expert on depression and acupuncture, an award-winning speaker, 2x #1 best-selling author, and highly accredited GP.  His 40-year medical career spans 400,000 patient consultations and over 60,000 acupuncture treatments.  Dr. Alex trains acupuncture practitioners globally to “Stick It To Depression” using Transformational Acupuncture.  You can reach Dr. Alex at his website

Some of the highlights Dr. Alex shares:
How Western Medicine diagnoses, measures, and treats depression
Traditional medicine's objective is to help a depressed person feel "less depressed"; the goal is not to "cure" depression or help the person feel "happy"
The objective of antidepressants is to help a person feel "less depressed" or "comfortably numb" - it's important to understand that antidepressants do not help a person feel "happy"
Dr. Alex has 40 years experience as a medical doctor and 25 years experience as an acupuncturist 
How Dr. Alex developed a new form of Transformational Acupuncture that corrects and aligns chakras and is more effective than traditional Chinese acupuncture in healing chronic pain and depression
Transformational acupuncture can help people overcome feelings of "being stuck"
Many patients have been able to stop taking opioids and/or antidepressants by solving and correcting the underlying problem rather than coping or masking
How to find a practitioner and/or gain the training to become a practitioner
And more

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