What does Acupuncture Treat?

The National Institute of Health (NIH) and World Health Organization (WHO)  recognize acupuncture as effective for treating the following conditions:

  • Ear, Eye, Nose, Throat Disorders:   Sinusitis • Sore throat• Hay fever • Earache • Nerve deafness• Ringing in the ears • Dizziness • Poor eyesight
  • Circulatory Disorders: High blood pressure • Angina pectoris • Arteriosclerosis • Anemia
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders: Irritable bowel syndrome • Spastic colon • Colitis • Constipation • Diarrhea • Food Allergies • Ulcers • Gastritis • Abdominal bloating • Hemorrhoids
  • Gynecological and Genitourinary Disorders: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) • Irregular, heavy, or painful menstruation • Endometriosis • Menopause • Fibroids • Chronic bladder infection • Complications in pregnancy • Morning sickness • Kidney stones • Impotence • Infertility in men and women • Sexual dysfunction
  • Immune Disorders: Candida • Chronic fatigue • HIV and AIDS • Epstein Barr virus • Allergies • Lupus • MS • Hepatitis
  • Addiction: Smoking Cessation • Drugs • Alcohol
  • Emotional and Psychological Disorders: Anxiety • Insomnia • Depression • Stress
  • Musculoskeletal and Neurological Disorders: Arthritis • Neuralgia • Sciatica • Back pain • Bursitis • Tendonitis • Stiff neck • Bell’s palsy • Trigeminal Neuralgia • Headaches and Migraines • Stroke • Cerebral palsy • Polio • Sprains • Muscle spasms • Shingles
  • Respiratory Disorders: Asthma • Emphysema • Bronchitis • Colds and flu
  • Miscellaneous: Chemotherapy and radiation side effects • Diabetes • Dermatological disorders • Weight control
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