Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine have been used for thousands of years to treat a wide diversity of medical conditions.

The World Health Organization (WHO) published a list of diseases and conditions effectively treated by acupuncture in controlled clinical trials.


Cardiovascular Disorders
Essential hypertension

Neurological Disorders
Headache and migraine
Trigeminal neuralgia
Facial palsy (early stage, within three to six months)
Paresis following stroke
Peripheral neuropathies
Meniere’s Disease
Nocturnal enuresis
Cervicobrachial syndrome
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Intercostal neuralgia
Disc problems

Musculo-skeletal Disorders
Muscle pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness
Localized traumatic injuries, sprains, strains, tendonitis, contractures
A rthritis
Fibromyalgia
Work and sports related injuries
Low back pain
Osteoarthritis
“Frozen shoulder”, “tennis elbow”
Sciatica

Respiratory System Disorders
Acute sinusitis
Acute rhinitis
Common cold
Acute tonsillitis
Acute bronchitis
Bronchial asthma

Disorders of the Eye, Ear, Nose & Mouth
Acute conjunctivitis
Central retinitis
Myopia (in children)
Cataract (without complications)
Toothaches, post extraction pain
Gingivitis
Acute and chronic pharyngitis

Gastrointestinal Disorders
Spasms of esophagus and cardia
Irritable bowel and colitis
Hiccough
Gastroptosis
Acute and chronic gastritis
Gastric hyperacidity
Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
Acute duodenal ulcer (without complication)
Acute and chronic colitis
Constipation
Diarrhea
Acute bacillary dysentery
Paralytic ileus

Gynecological Disorders
Infertility (Not WHO recognized. Clinical experience proves effective.)
PMS
Dysmenorrhea
Menopause syndrome
Benign irregular menstruation
Benign amenorrhea

Psychological Disorders
Depression
Anxiety
OCD
PTSD
Somatization disorder
Hypersomnia
Insomnia

Other Disorders
Withdrawal from street and pharmacological drugs
Appetite suppression


Click here for the (WHO) World Health Organization Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Acupuncture Trials.

 

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