EFT for Medication Withdrawal

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) involves tapping on stress-relieving points of the body while reciting affirmations to help manage withdrawal symptoms. This approach has been shown to help with many anxiety issues in addition to medication withdrawal, as it is being used here.


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