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Some of the Conditions Treated by Acupuncture Palm Harbor

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Partly because of the Internet, many more people are becoming more and more dissatisfied with what Western mainstream medicine has to offer especially when it comes to pharmaceutical medications.  Many of them now seek alternative solutions to their health problems and needs.  The question for them now becomes what is the best alternative therapy for my health needs or condition?  Acupuncture Palm Harbor is truly one of the best alternative treatments around today.  In fact, this treatment is an ancient one and has been used for over 4,000 years as an answer to various health disorders.  This treatment is so powerful and versatile that it can treat over 40 health conditions acknowledged no less by the World Health Organization.  This article will assist the reader to know what kinds of conditions acupuncture can be effectively be used to treat them.

Acupuncture was introduced in America in the 1970’s solely to treat pain. Most people still think it is only used for the relief of pain.  Some even think it is an arcane therapy that does not really work.  Well, if only these people are aware that the WHO itself acknowledged acupuncture as a viable treatment for not only one but 40 or more different kinds of sicknesses and disorders.  If that is not enough, the U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH) has also acknowledged acupuncture effective in treating different kinds of diseases that may or may not be related to pain related at all. Examples of these diseases are digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, menstrual, cramps and symptoms and nausea due to cancer treatment Furthermore, acupuncture is widely recognized as a great treatment for many types of infertility.

The list below shows just some of the conditions acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine effectively treat can treat quite effectively.

Disorders of nerves, joints, muscles and bones – fascitis, tingling and numbness, fibromyalgia, facial tics, muscle spasms, sciatica, spine pain, headaches, shoulder and neck pain, low back pain, dizziness, migraines, neuralgias, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, tendonitis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis and Bells’s palsy.

Stress and sleep and stress – fatigue and insomnia.

Circulatory problems – anemia, atheroschlerosis, palpations, cardiac neurosis, pulmonary heart disease, angina, hypotension and hypertension.

Gastrointestinal problems – irritable colon syndrome, ulcerative colitis, dysentery, biliary colic, vomiting, nausea, gastritis, anorexia, indigestion, chronic diarrhea constipation, peptic ulcers, abdominal pain and food allergies.

Gynecological conditions – lactation deficiency, hypo-ovarianism, herpes zoster, infertility, induction of labor, malposition of fetus, morning sickness, menopause, fibrocystic breast disease, polycystic ovary syndrome, PMS and painful, heavy or irregular menses.

Urogenital conditions – sexual dysfunction, prostatitis, renal colic, retention of urine, , urinary tract infections and incontinence.

Respiratory disorders – bronchitis, allergies, whooping cough, bronchial asthma, sinusitis and emphysema.

Endocrine dysfunction – obesity, hypo/hyperthyroidism and diabetes.

Addictions – drug nicotine and alcohol addiction.

Written by Valerie

February 27th, 2012 at 12:57 am

Posted in Acupuncture