The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture as a valid treatment for many conditions including:

Acute and Chronic Pain
Arthritis, back pain, joint pain, fibromyalgia, headaches (tension & migraine), pelvic pain, tendinitis, TMJ
Addictions
Smoking, alcohol, drug, overeating
Allergies and asthma
Chronic bronchitis, sinus conditions
Dermatological
Eczema, Acne, Herpes Simplex
Eyes – Ears – Nose – Throat
Hay fever, earache, sinus infection, dizziness, sore throat, tinnitus
Genitourinary – Urinary – Reproductive
Infertility, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), pelvic inflammatory disease, vaginitis, irregular period, menstrual cramps
Infection
Colds, flu, bronchitis, hepatitis
Internal
High blood pressure, indigestion, ulcers, colitis, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, constipation, diabetes, hypoglycemia
Mental – Emotional
Anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia
Musculoskeletal & Neurological
Arthritis, neuralgia, sciatica, back pain, bursitis, tendonitis, stiff neck, Bell’s palsy, headache, stroke, polio, sprains

 

Here are a few videos from the Mayo Clinic.
One dealing with Acupuncture for Hot Flashes, one about Acupuncture for Appetite Control.

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