Conditions treated

According to the World Health Organization and the National Health Institute, Acupuncture treatment can effectively help a wide array of acute and chronic diseases and health conditions and provide preventative care.  

Cardiac Blood and Circulatory Disorders
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Coronary heart disease (angina pectoris)
  • Circulatory Disorders
  • Hypertension, essential (High blood pressure)
  • Hyperlipaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)
  • Hypotension, primary (Low blood pressure)
  • Leukopenia (abnormal decrease in number of white blood cells)
  • Epistaxis, simple (Nose bleed)
  • Pain in thromboangiitis obliterans (caused by obstruction of the    blood vessels of the hands and feet)
  • Palpitations
  • Pulmonary heart disease, chronic
  • Raynaud’s syndrome (painful condition usually affecting the    hands and feet)
Emotional and Psychological Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Cardiac Neurosis (Primary Neurasthenia)
  • Competition stress syndrome
  • Depression
    (including depressive neurosis and
    depression following stroke)
  • Fatigue
  • Hypophrenia (feeble-mindedness)
  • Insomnia
  • Panic attacks
  • Schizophrenia
  • Stress
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Vascular dementia
Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat Disorders
  • Central Serous Choroidopathy
  • Color blindness
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness
  • Earache
  • Eye pain due to subconjunctival injection
  • Ménière’s disease
  • Nerve deafness
  • Poor eyesight
  • Rhinitis
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore throat (including tonsillitis)
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo
Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Acute Epigastralgia (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis,    and gastrospasm), “pain in stomach”
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Abdominal pain
    (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)
  • Biliary colic
  • Cholecystitis (Inflammation of Gall Bladder), chronic, with acute    exacerbation
  • Cholelithiasis (Gall Stones)
  • Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Diarrhea in infants and young children
  • Dysentery, acute bacillary
  • Food allergies
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrokinetic disturbance
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Prostatitis, chronic
  • Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection
  • Renal colic
  • Retention of urine, traumatic
  • Spastic colon
  • Ulcers
  • Ulcerative colitis, chronic
Gynecological Genitourinary Disorders
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Chronic bladder infection
  • Complications in pregnancy
  • Dysmenorrhoea, primary
  • Endometriosis
  • Female urethral syndrome
  • Fertility
  • Fibroids
  • Hot flashes
  • Impotence
  • Induction of labor
  • Infertility in men and women
  • Irregular, heavy or painful menstruation
  • Urolithiasis (Kidney stones)
  • Labor pain
  • Lactation, deficiency
  • Neuropathic bladder in spinal cord injury
  • Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic
  • Malposition of fetus (Breach), correction of
  • Morning sickness
  • Menopause
  • Morning sickness
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome)
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Sexual dysfunction
Immune Disorders
  • Candida
  • Chronic fatigue
  • HIV and AIDs
  • Epstein Barr virus
  • Allergies
  • Lupus
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Hepatitis
  • Hyperthyroidism/Graves Disease
  • Hypo-ovarianism
  • Hypothyroidism/Hashimoto’s Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lupus
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Insulin-dependent Diabetes (Type 1 Diabetes)
  • Crohn’s Disease (Irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Sjögren’s Disease (Sjögren syndrome)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Endometriosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Addison’s Disease
  • Pernicious Anemia 
Musculoskeletal and Neurological Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Coma
  • Convulsions in infants
  • Costochondritis, Tietze’s syndrome (inflammation of the cartilage    that connects the inner end of each rib with the breastbone)
  • Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • Facial spasm
  • Fibromyalgia and fasciitis
  • Chronic gouty arthritis
  • Headache
  • Knee pain
  • Low back pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Neck pain
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic bladder in spinal cord injury
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Paralysis, progressive bulbar and pseudobulbar
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Polio
  • Pseudoradicular pain (caused by facet-joints of the spine)
  • Radicular pain (caused by spinal herniations)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD or RSDS), also known    as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Sialism, sialismus, ptyalism (Drooling), drug-induced
  • Sciatica
  • Shingles
  • Spine pain, acute
  • Sprains
  • Stiff neck
  • Stroke recovery
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
Respiratory Disorders
  • Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
  • Asthma
  • Breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Bonchial asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic cough
  • Colds and flu’s
  • Emphysema
  • Postextubation in children (problems in children following tracheal   extubation after mechanical ventilation)
Other Disorders
  • Addiction – Alcohol / Opium, cocaine and heroin dependence
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Alcohol dependence and detoxification
  • Cancer pain
  • Chemotherapy/radiation side effects
  • Chloasma, melasma (facial pigmentation)
  • Dermatological disorders (Skin Disorders)
  • Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent
  • Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3)
  • Obesity
  • Pain due to endoscopic examination
  • Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular    dysfunction)
  • Pruritus (common manifestation of dermatologic diseases)
  • Neurodermatitis, lichen simplex (chronic dermatitus)
  • Neuralgia, post-herpetic (pain caused by herpesvirus)
  • Postoperative pain
  • Smoking cessation
  • Tobacco dependence
  • Weight control (Weight Gain / Weight Loss)