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What maladies can acupuncture improve?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: According to World

Health organization based on studies with controlled clinical trials, acupuncture is effective for chemotherapy adverse rxns , allergic rhinitis, depression, dysentery, dysmenorrhea, epigastralgia, facial pain, headache, hypertension, hypotension, labor induction, pain (knee, neck ; back), leucopenia, fetus malposition, morning sickness, nausea, vomiting, dental pain, shoulder arthritis, postop.

In brief: According to World

Health organization based on studies with controlled clinical trials, acupuncture is effective for chemotherapy adverse rxns , allergic rhinitis, depression, dysentery, dysmenorrhea, epigastralgia, facial pain, headache, hypertension, hypotension, labor induction, pain (knee, neck ; back), leucopenia, fetus malposition, morning sickness, nausea, vomiting, dental pain, shoulder arthritis, postop.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
pain, renal colic, etc. There are a lot more conditions treated very successfully that just don't have rigorous double blind studies to back them up.
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