Acupuncture often slips by the people who need it most.

When our schedules are already jam-packed, it’s hard to carve out time for another appointment. But the busier you are, the more important self-care becomes. Stress, even the good kind that motivates us to meet goals, takes a toll on our physical and emotional health.

Acupuncture can help keep you healthy when the going gets busy. Here are five reasons acupuncture always deserves a slot on your calendar.

This article from Sara Calabro dives into the reasons why making time for acupuncture can be helpful, even if you feel like you’re too busy.