The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture for effectively treating over 43 ailments including:

  • Gastrointestinal disorders: Constipation, diarrhea, IBS,peptic ulcer
  • Gynecological disorders: Irregular menstruation, PMS, infertility, menopause
  • Musculoskeletal disorders: Chronic pain, osteoarthritis, headache including migraines
  • Mental and emotional disorders: Stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia
  • Addictions: Alcohol, nicotine, drugs
  • Urogenital disorders: Urinary tract infections, sexual dysfunction

The National Institute of Health and clinical experience also find acupuncture effectively treats:

  • Neurological disorders: Post-stroke recovery, Bell’s Palsy & trigeminal neuralgia, movement disorders
  • Upper respiratory disorders: Asthma, allergies, bronchitis, sinusitis, sore throat, laryngitis, colds and flu
  • Digestive disorders: Colitis, gastritis, heartburn, food allergies
  • Urinary and reproductive disorders: Cystitis, menstrual cramps, heavy periods
  • Immune function: Recurrent infections, supportive treatment for cancer and AIDS patients
  • Eye and ear disorders: Tinnitus, Meniere’s disease