The teenage years are a time of transition, a time when children are trying to establish their identity and forge their independence. It is a time when many physical illnesses occur and, for many teenagers, a time when they experience many emotional imbalances for the first time, including anxiety, phobias, depression and behavioural problems. Indeed, many physical illnesses at this time often have their root cause in emotional imbalances.


At Avellana our acupuncture aims to redress these imbalances and provide a smooth transition into a healthier adulthood.


Some of the health issues we commonly see with teenagers include:


• Growing pains

• Skin problems such as acne, eczema and psoriasis

• Digestive disorders

• Migraines/ headaches

• Menstrual problems including delayed menarche, irregular, heavy or painful


• Anxiety

• Depression


• Stress

• Sleep problems

• Sports injuries


“At Avellana, we have found that treating pre-teens, teens, and young adults to be some of the most satisfying work that we do, primarily because they respond so quickly to the acupuncture, and the results can be life-changing.  Not only have we treated our share of young patients with aches, pains, and football injuries, but also we have worked with kids who were struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, insomnia, and stress.”


Teenagers News



Drumonaghan, Ramelton,

Co. Donegal.


Phone: 074 915 1879

Email: info@avellana.ie



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Tues 12:00 - 18:30


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Fri 10:00 - 17:00

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