What are the benefits of acupuncture?
The benefits of acupuncture is to restore a natural balance within the body by regulating energy and blood flow and balancing yin and yang. It does this by regulating yin and yang using sterile needles into specific acupuncture points on the body.
It is a complete medical system and has been used in East Asia (China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, etc) for thousands of years to treat a wide range of health problems. In western countries, it is fast becoming an alternative treatment option for a variety of health complaints.
The effects of acupuncture have a wide range of health benefits upon the body and is able to treat a variety of medical conditions, for example anxiety, depression, pain conditions such as migraines, headaches, nausea and vomiting, irritable bowel syndrome and male and female infertility.
Evidence based research has shown that it has a benefit upon the immune system, regulating hormones, including stress and fertility and act upon the brain to reduce pain.
What can acupuncture therapy treat?
It is an effective treatment for a multitude of chronic conditions commonly seen today. For example, studies show acupuncture treatment can help with:
- Relieve pain to reduce the need for pain medication
- Relieve insomnia
- Improve male and female fertility
- Relieve tinnitus
- Reduce stress, anxiety and depression
- Reduce weight gain
- Improves libido
- Reduce menopausal symptoms
- Is anti-inflammatory
- Helps clear acne
- Restores sense of smell
- Relieves restless leg syndrome
- Relieves IBS
- Reduce dementia and improve cognitive behaviour
- Improves type II diabetes
- Relieves carpal tunnel syndrome
It does this by inserting needles into specific points on the body to regulate the energy and restore good health.
There is more and more research published on the national institute of health website that supports the use of this ancient treatment for modern health problems.