What can acupuncture treat?
The World Health Organisation (WHO) lists the following medical symptoms and conditions that have been shown to be treated effectively by acupuncture, in controlled trials.
Allergies, Chronic Fatigue, Lupus
and Multiples Sclerosis
Bloating, Colitis, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Food Allergies, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Stomach Ulcers
Arthritis, Back Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Frozen Shoulder, Muscle Aches and Tears, Sciatica and Tennis Elbow
Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, High Blood Pressure, Panic Attacks, Stress
Bell’s Palsy, Headache, Migraine, Neuralgia, Palliative Care, Parkinson’s Disease, Polio, Shingles and Stroke
Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, Bronchitis, Colds, Flu, Hay Fever and Sinusitis
Absent periods (Amenorrhagia), Heavy Periods (Menorrhagia), Irregular Periods, Endometriosis, Fibroids and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Backache & Sciatica, Breech Position, Cystitis, Heartburn, Induction, Morning Sickness, Natural Birth Preparation, Oedema and Symphysis Pubis Pain
Fatigue, Postpartum Vaginal Discharge, Postpartum Depression, Insufficient
or Excessive Lactation, Mastitis and
Post-operative Scar Healing
Addictions, Side Effects of Chemo-
and Radiotherapy, Smoking and