The World Health Organization lists over forty diseases that respond to acupuncture therapy. Here is a list of most of the conditions treatable by Acupuncture (according to the WHO).

  • Addictions
    • Alcoholic Addiction
    • Opium, Cocaine and Heroin Addiction
    • Tobacco Dependence
  • Cardiovascular
    • Essential Hypotension
    • Leukopenia
    • Cardiac Neurosis
    • Pain due to Thromboangitis Obliterans
    • Vascular Dementia
    • Pulmonary Heart Disease
  • Dermatological
    • Acne Vulgaris
    • Herpes Zoster
    • Pruritis
  • Ear, Eyes, Nose and Dental
    • Dental Pain
    • Temporomandibular Joint Pain (TMJ)
    • Earache
    • Epistaxis, simple
    • Eye Pain due to Subconjunctival Injection
    • Meniere’s Disease
    • Sialism, drug-induced
    • Sjogren Syndrome
  • Gastro-Intestinal
    • Biliary Colic
    • Dysentery
    • Epigastralgia
    • Gastritis, acute and chronic
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Peptic Ulcer, acute
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Cholecystitis
    • Cholelithiasis
    • Diabetes Mellitus, non insulin dependent
    • Gastrokinetic Disturbance
    • Ulcerative Colitis, chronic
    • Irritable Colon Syndrome
  • Gynecological, Obstetric
    • Labor, induction of
    • Mal-position of Fetus
    • Morning Sickness
    • Female Infertility
    • Female Urethral Syndrome
    • Hypo-ovarianism
    • Labor Pain
    • Lactation Deficiency
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Infectious
    • Epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever
    • Hepatitis B virus carrier status
    • Sore Throat
    • Tonsillitis
    • Whooping Cough
  • Musculo-Skeletal
    • Knee Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Neck Pain
    • Shoulder Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sciatica
    • Sprain
    • Tennis Elbow
    • Temporomandibular Joint Pain (TMJ)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gouty Arthritis
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Spine Pain, acute
    • Stiff Neck
    • Tietze Syndrome
  • Neurological
    • Facial Pain
    • Headache
    • Post-Surgical Pain
    • Stroke Rehab
    • Bell’s Palsy
    • Cranial Cerebral Injury
    • Facial Spasm
    • Meniere’s Disease
    • Neuralgia, post-herpetic
    • Radicular and Pseudoradicular Pain Syndrome
    • Raynaud Syndrome
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Tourette Syndrome
    • Hypophrenia
    • Neuropathic Bladder in Spinal cord Injury
  • Psychological
    • Depression
    • Competition Stress Syndrome
    • Insomnia
    • Schizophrenia
  • Respiratory
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Asthma
    • Small Airway Obstruction
    • Breathlessness in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Urological
    • Renal Colic
    • Female Urethral Syndrome
    • Male Sexual Dysfunction
    • Prostatitis, chronic
    • Recurrent Lower Urinary Tract Infection
    • Retention of Urine, traumatic
    • Urolithiasis
  • Other
    • Adverse Reactions to Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy
    • Cancer Pain
    • Hyperlipaemia
    • Obesity
    • Pain due to endoscopic exam
    • Postextubation in children
    • Postoperative convalescence

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