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
Smoking, alcohol, drug, overeating
Allergies and asthma
Chronic bronchitis, sinus conditions
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
Colds, flu, bronchitis, hepatitis
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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