A common question that comes us is “What diseases can acupuncture usually treat?” Hundreds of clinical studies on the benefits of acupuncture have shown that it successfully treats various diseases from musculoskeletal problems (back pain, neck pain, etc.) to nausea, migraine, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and infertility. Acupuncture is also used to relieve discomfort associated with various diseases and conditions, including nausea and vomiting after chemotherapy and surgery, toothaches, headaches including tension headaches and migraines.
Case-control clinical studies have shown that acupuncture has effectively treated the following diseases, symptoms, or conditions: acute and chronic pain, allergic rhinitis (including hay fever), depression (including depressive neurosis and post-stroke depression), dysmenorrhea, infertility, nausea and vomiting, stroke, alcohol dependence and detoxification, Bell’s Paralysis, disaster or stress syndrome, insomnia, obesity, premenstrual syndrome, polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome), and many chronic diseases of the elderly, etc.
As long as it is applied properly, acupuncture and moxibustion can be used by men, women, and children. It is physical therapy with no side effects and is a non-invasive natural therapy. Before the invention of Western medicine, traditional medicine had dominated the medical responsibility of mankind in Asia and Middle Eastern countries, maintaining Asian health for 3000 years. Over the past 20 years, acupuncture has been proven by tens of thousands of medical studies to be a kind of empirical medicine. At present, 20 million people in the United States have used acupuncture to relieve or treat their pain. It is safe, painless, and has a certain degree of effect.