Besides reading tongue and checking pulse for assessment of the stress level following Chinese medicine, Dr. Yang has his special assessment method to evaluate stress levels for his patients depending on the Pressure Pain Points of Ear, combined with conditions on the veins of the ear, temples and forehead. He has found that stress levels are related to the numbers of Pressure Pain Point of Ear, and bulging veins of ear, temples and forehead.
Dr. Yang designs protocols of Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety base on his research and clinical experience and are beneficial to clinical practice. The protocols of treatment include auricular acupuncture treatment for first step, manual acupuncture for second step, and electro-acupuncture for third step.
Most of patients can receive immediate result of feeling relaxed and at peace after their first treatment following above process. However, it is important to understand that long term results would take time.