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how old do you have to be to get acupuncture

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience Holistic Medicine
Any age: Theoretically it could be used for a patient of any age. How young of a child you can treat it depends on the child itself . ( how will the specific ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you are already: a physician you can obtain additional training to become a 'medical acupuncturist'. This is usually about 300 hours of training. Acupuncture is taught ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Acupuncture : I did once. Another acupuncturist & i were practicing ear points. In order to become familiar with pts, she put in many, many needles in my ears (far ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Acupuncture: Is an excellent approach to anxiety. Suggest that it be combined with cognitive behavioral therapy or some other form of treatment to ensure long last ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
No: Acupuncture actually is not painful. Providers who know what they are doing know where and how to place the needles without pain.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Acupuncture: can be very beneficial in the treatment of migraine and other types of headaches. Twirling the needle rapidly during Chinese Scalp Acupuncture will ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Accupuncture has millions of followers, and there are lots of studies showing the usefulness of accupuncture in pregnancy. The most common uses for p ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Always possible: There are many treatment options. You will need to discuss this with your DR.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not like: Having sex every other day mid-cycle with a fertile male is.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: I have not read or heard of getting nerve damage from acupuncture.
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