NIH & WHO

Acupuncture
is recognized by both the National Institute of Health
and the World Trade Organization

NIH LogoIn November 1997, the National Institute of Health (NIH) convened a panel of 12 distinguished physicians and scientists to review the history, licensing practices, and current status of clinical research on the effectiveness of acupuncture. The result was the first formal endorsement of acupuncture by the NIH, which declared, "There is sufficient evidence of acupuncture’s value to expand its use to conventional medicine and to encourage further studies of its physiology and clinical value."

WHO LogoAcupuncture has been cited by the World Health Organization (WHO)
to treat over 43 conditions,
including the following:

Musculosceletal
Neck pain, Shoulder Pain, Tennis Elbow, Carpal Tunnel, Back Pain, Knee Pain, Sciatica, Foot Pain, Sports Injuries

Neurological/Nervous System
Headache, Insomnia, Stroke, Stress Disorders, Bell’s Palsy, Hyperthyroidism, High Blood Pressure, Neuralgia, Epilepsy

Gynecological
Fertility, Mail/Female, Menstrual Pain, PMS, Menopause, Pregnancy, Cysts

Respiratory
Asthma, Cough, Sore Throat, Common Cold, Hay Fever, Other Diverse Allergies

Gastrointestinal
Constipation Diarrhea, Acid Reflux, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Poor Digestion

Others
Heart Disorders, High/Low Blood Pressure, Chronic Fatigue, Impact Cancer Treatment, Men’s Health Issues Addiction, Accident Related Injuries, Anxiety & Depression, Skin Disorders

 

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