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Can acupuncture help treat heart disease?

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Dr. John Garner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Only if it relaxes

No randomized controlled trial is ever shown a cardiovascular benefits of acupuncture, however if it relaxes you and thereby lowers your blood pressure, there may be some effect.

In brief: Only if it relaxes

No randomized controlled trial is ever shown a cardiovascular benefits of acupuncture, however if it relaxes you and thereby lowers your blood pressure, there may be some effect.
Dr. John Garner
Dr. John Garner
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

No, i know of no evidence that it can.

In brief: No

No, i know of no evidence that it can.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yes

Yes. There are auricular protocols that can be beneficial in conjunction with standard medical treatment.
In other words, acpuncture can be used as an adjunct to your treatment regimen. Please talk to your physician about this option first.

In brief: Yes

Yes. There are auricular protocols that can be beneficial in conjunction with standard medical treatment.
In other words, acpuncture can be used as an adjunct to your treatment regimen. Please talk to your physician about this option first.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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