The World Health Organization of the United Nations identifies over 40 conditions that acupuncture can treat successfully, including the following:
Respiratory problems: common cold and flu, asthma, sinusitis, and allergies
Digestive problems: abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome, side effects of medications, indigestion, and chronic diarrhea/constipation
Neurological problems: neuropathy, headaches/migraines, postoperative pain, and stroke residual
Gynecological problems: PMS, painful or irregular menstruation, infertility, menopausal side effects, and morning sickness
Mens’s health: low libido.
Muscular-skeletal problems: back, shoulder, or neck pain, muscle cramping, sports injuries, arthritis, disc problems, sciatica and fibromyalgia
Skin problems: eczema, psoriasis, acne, and other skin conditions.
Emotional/mental: stress, anxiety, insomnia, ADD/ADHD, depression, panic attacks
Children’s health issues: any of the conditions related to children.
Other conditions: immune dysfunction because of chemotherapy, hormonal imbalance, stress, substance addictions, chronic fatigue syndrome