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What does acupuncture treat?
The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture and Oriental medicine as effective for over 43 common ailments including:

Respiratory Disorders
  • Sinusitis, Rhinitis
  • Common cold
  • Tonsillitis
  • Sore throat
  • Hay fever
  • Bronchitis
Disorders of the Eyes
  • Acute conjunctivitis
  • Myopia in children
  • Cataracts without complications
  • Central retinitis
Mental- Emotional Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Addictions
  • Weight control
Musculo-skeletal Disorders
  • Frozen shoulder, tennis elbow
  • Low back pain
  • Osteoarthritis and joint pains
  • Stiff neck
  • Tendinitis
  • Bursitis
  • Sprains
Gastro-intestinal Disorders
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Hyperacidity
  • Hiccoughs
  • Acute uncomplicated duodenal ulcer
  • Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
  • Acute and chronic colitis
  • Acute bacillary dysentery
  • Constipation
Neurological Disorders
  • Headache and Migraine
  • Dizziness
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Facial palsy (within 3-6 months)
  • Pareses following stroke
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Disorders of the Mouth
  • Toothache
  • Post extraction pain
  • Gingivitis
  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis
Ear Disorders
  • Ringing in ears
  • Deafness
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Earache
Reproductive System Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Irregular Menses
  • Menstrual cramps


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