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What can acupuncture treat?

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes acupuncture and Oriental medicine’s ability to treat more than 43 commonly encountered clinical disorders:

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Food allergies, peptic ulcer, constipation, chronic diarrhea, indigestion, gastrointestinal weakness, anorexia, and gastritis

Urogenital Disorders

Stress incontinence, urinary tract infections and sexual dysfunction

Gynecological Disorders

Including irregular, heavy or painful menstruation, PMS, and infertility in women and men, menopausal symptoms, childbirth and lactation support

Respiratory Disorders

Emphysema, sinusitis, asthma, allergies and bronchitis

Disorders of the Bones, Muscles, Joints and Nervous System

Arthritis, neuralgia, migraine headaches, insomnia, dizziness, tendonitis, tennis elbow and low back, neck and shoulder pain, sciatica, whiplash, sports injuries

Circulatory Disorders

Hypertension, stroke, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis, anemia, edema

Emotional and Psychological Disorders

Depression including Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), mania, anxiety, stress and grief.

Addictions

Alcohol, nicotine, and many types of drug addiction

General Medicine

Eye, ear, and throat disorders including cold and flu relief, Immune system dysfunctions.

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