7 Suprising Conditions You Can Treat with Acupuncture

How acupuncture heals

Acupuncture belongs to China as it has been the part of their medicine since centuries but in today’s world acupuncture is being practiced with the touch of many western philosophies and medicines. The process of acupuncture goes like:

  • Acupuncture experts find some pressure points in the body.
  • Insert some tiny needles in those points to enhance the circulation of energy and blood in the whole body.

The basic principle of acupuncture is to improve the energy and blood circulation in the body while creating greater balance. The director of acupuncture and oriental medicine department, Jeff Millison stated that acupuncture makes a person physically, mentally and emotionally strong.

Here are 7 surprising conditions you can treat with acupuncture.

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While in the process, the experts determine the points that need stimulation and then insert the needles to those points accordingly. Before the treatment, acupuncturists determines if some check-up sessions are required, and those sessions include special kind of exercises and some dietary changes. After full clinical trials, the WHO acknowledged that there 28 different conditions that can be treated with the help of acupuncture. 7 out of them are described below:

1. Digestive Issues

Acupuncture linked with relieving the symptoms of inflammation, acid reflux, constipation, heartburn and ulcerative colitis. A study conducted by the University of Arizona stated that acupuncture treatment, twice a week can literally help in comforting severe heartburn and the process is double faster than a prescribed medicinal treatment.

According to another research that conducted in 2014, people who are suffering from chronic ulcerative colitis can be treated with acupuncture quicker than drugs. This is because patients who got acupuncture treatment along with medications and herbal treatment recovered 93% quicker as compared to the other 76% of the patients, who only chooses drugs for their treatment. As the acupuncture experts said that there are greater acupuncture responses for digestive problems especially acid reflux.

Acupuncture for Stomach Issues

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