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How many maladies can acupuncture be used to treat?

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Dr. Haleh Agdassi
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 28 years experience
Acupuncture treats:: Clinical trials have shown strong evidence that acupuncture can decrease nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy. Studies have shown that acupuncture treatments given as an addition to ivf improve rates of increasing pregnancy. Pilot studies showing improvement in chronic sinusitis. Acupuncture has also shown improvement in function and pain as additional/adjunctive therapy in knee osteoarthritis.
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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 42 years experience
Multitude: There are villages in china that only have acupuncture medicine and herbal medicine. Acupuncture has been around since the second century bc and has been amazing in treating many maladies.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
A whole Lot !: Acupuncture is the primary medical care performed in many areas on the globe. It is practiced throughout asia, europe and canada. It is used in these locals for hundreds of applications. Check out this site for who input in 2006: http://apps.Who.Int/medicinedocs/en/d/js4926e/5.Html.
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