Indications

List of health conditions and symptoms that are treatable by acupuncture according to the World Health Organization:

Respiratory Conditions

  • common cold
  • acute and chronic rhinosinusitis
  • acute and chronic sore throat
  • bronchitis, COPD
  • allergies, hay fever

Digestive System

  • esophageal spasms
  • gastritis
  • heartburn
  • hiccups
  • inflammation of the colon and small intestine
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • diarrhea and constipation

Musculoskeletal

  • neck and back pain, arthritis, whiplash, hernia
  • jaw problems (Tempero Mandibular Disorders), bruxism (grinding, clenching)
  • intercostal neuralgia
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • knee osteoarthritis
  • tennis elbow, golfers elbow, RSI
  • shoulder problems (calcification, tendonitis, bursitis)
  • Dupuytren in early stage

Vascular System

  • varicose veins
  • intermittent claudication
  • CVA (= Cerebro Vasculair Accident)

Hormone System

  • menstrual disorders / pain
  • transition issues
  • diabetes
  • menopause

Urinary and genital

  • cystitis
  • bedwetting
  • prostatitis / magnification
  • infertility

Skin

  • scars
  • wrinkles, lines
  • eczema, psoriasis
  • dryness
  • drooping eyelids

Other complaints

  • headache, migraine
  • hypertension
  • eye problems (dry, burning, blurred vision)
  • Meniere’s syndrome
  • tinnitus
  • MS (= Multiple Sclerosis)
  • gum inflammation
  • fatigue (mental and physical)
  • psychological problems like depression, stress, burnout, anxiety
  • sleep disorders
  • facial pain, facialis paresis (Bell’s paresis)
  • pain after pulling a tooth
  • overweight
  • support to stop smoking
  • acupuncture provides protection against disease

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