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Just a Few Reasons to Try Acupuncture

Julia Guerra with Elite daily did a fun blog on 6 reasons why everyone should try acupuncture. ( a link to her article is below)

There are so many reasons to try acupuncture, most people that have never tried acupuncture are often surprised that it isn’t painful and all the things that acupuncture can treat!

In Julia’s article, she highlights just a few of the things that acupuncture can help with.

Here are some other ailments acupuncture can treat:

  • Mental-Emotional:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Stress

  • Insomnia

  • Upper Respiratory Tract:

  • Acute sinusitis

  • Acute rhinitis

  • Common Cold

  • Acute Tonsillitis

  • Respiratory System:

  • Acute bronchitis

  • Bronchial asthma (most effective in children and in patients without complicating diseases)

  • Disorders of the eye:

  • Acute conjunctivitis

  • Central retinitis

  • Myopia (in children)

  • Cataract (without complications)

  • Disorders of the mouth:

  • Toothache, post extraction pain

  • Gingivitis

  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis

  • Gastro-intestinal disorders:

  • Spasms of the esophagus and cardia

  • Hiccough

  • Gastroptosis

  • Acute and chronic gastritis

  • Gastric hyperacidity

  • Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)

  • Acute duodenal ulcer (without complications)

  • Acute and chronic colitis

  • Acute bacillary dysentery

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhea

  • Paralytic ileus

  • Neurological and Musculo-skeletal Disorders:

  • Headache and migraine

  • Trigeminal neuralgia (TMJ)

  • Facial palsy (early stage, i.e. within six months)

  • Pareses following a stroke

  • Peripheral neuropathies

  • Sequelae of poliomyelitis (early sage i.e. within six months)

  • Meniere’s disease

  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction

  • Nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting)

  • Intercostal neuralgia

  • Cervicobrachial syndrome

  • “Frozen shoulder”, “Tennis elbow”

  • Sciatica

  • Low-back pain

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Today’s science shows Acupuncture can also be used effectively in:

  • Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and chemotherapy

  • Allergies

  • Blood pressure problems

  • Infertility

  • Sexual dysfunction (low libido, erectile dysfunction)

  • Breech position in pregnancy

  • Induction of labor

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

If you are interested in trying acupuncture, give us a call today!

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