A 53-year-old female asked:
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does accupuncture help with ra?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Controlled studies have not shown any consistent improvement with acupuncture.
Answered on Apr 11, 2013
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
WHO says.....: The world health organization places rheumatoid arthritis under the category of "diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved-through controlled trials-to be an effective treatment". You can check this site n.
Answered on Apr 7, 2020
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Provided original answer
Thanks Dr. F. Heidi
Apr 10, 2013
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Apr 10, 2013
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Apr 10, 2013
Dr. Peter Nefcy
39 years experience Radiology
Very subjective.: It is hard to find proven benefit from acupuncture. However, each person's response to acupuncture is different, and many patients report some benefit. If you try acupuncture and it helps your symptoms, then keep using it.
Answered on Jan 10, 2015
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