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How can acupuncture help you ?

Acupuncture is best known for the control of pain. However, an experienced acupuncturist can treat a wide range of health problems. The following is a partial list from World Health Organization of disorders that can be treated by acupuncture:

  • Respiratory Diseases , including asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, common cold
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders, including gastritis, constipation, diarrehea, Crohn’s Disease
  • Neurological and Musculoskeletal Disorders, including sciatica, low back pain, cervicobrachial syndrom ( pain radiating from neck to arm), frozen shoulder, headache/migraine, tinnitus, paralysis following stroke, trigeminal neuralgia, meniere’s disease, bladder sysfuction.
  • Fertility
  • Cancer

Acupuncture is found effective for treatment of mind-body disorders such as anxiety, chronic fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, hypertension, insomnia, PMS, menopausal symptoms, and depression. Modern applications of acupuncture include the treatment of alcoholism, addiction, smoking, and eating disorders.