Conditions

The British Acupuncture Council has produced a series of research Factsheets which provide the latest accurate and unbiased information for a variety of conditions available for download. They provide summaries of research and how acupuncture may be beneficial.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has produced a list of diseases and disorders that can be treated with acupuncture and detailed reviews of clinical Acupuncture trial reports. Full details can be found on its website.

Below is list of conditions for which acupuncture has been used for and is used for by patients seeking treatment:

  • Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
  • Allergic rhinitis including hay fever
  • Asthma
  • Back pain/pain of any kind
  • Chronic fatigue syndromes
  • Depression
  • Digestive problems including irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux, etc
  • Facial pain
  • Fertility issues
  • Headaches
  • High/low blood pressure
  • Induction of labour
  • Insomnia
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Menstrual irregularities including absent periods, heavy bleeding, irregular bleeding, etc
  • Men’s health including impotence, low libido, etc
  • Muscular skeletal issues including knee pains, sciatica, etc
  • Neurological conditions
  • Pain relief and management
  • Pregnancy related issues
  • Sciatica
  • Skin conditions including acne, eczema, etc
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Thyroid issues
  • Weight issues
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