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Acpuncture treatments to help relax stress, anxiety & insomnia

Up to half a million people in the UK experience work-related stress every year. The signs of stress can vary from one individual to the next. They may manifest physically as an illness, pain or tiredness, as well as mentally such as depression, anxiety or anger.

 

NICE recommend acupuncture for headaches & migraines

The results of the latest reviews are quite consistent: acupuncture is significantly better than no treatment/basic care for managing  migraine, and appears to be at least as effective as prophylactic drug therapy, with few side effects.

 

Acupuncture helping with allergic rhinitis - hay fever, allergies, pollen

According to the most up to date evidence, acupuncture is an effective treatment for allergic rhinitis. Studies also suggest that acupuncture is safer than current commonly-used medications & may be more cost-effective.

Acupuncture may help to relieve pain & congestion in people with allergic rhinitis by:

NICE recommend acupuncture for osteoarthritis in the knee

Evidence from a systematic review suggests that moxibustion is more effective than conventional drug therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee. Traditional acupuncture has few side-effects, & may improve physical & emotional well-being.

Acupuncture may help relieve night sweats from cancer treatment or menopause

Data from studies suggest that acupuncture may offer an option for managing the hot flushes & night sweats associated with adjuvant hormonal treatment in women with early breast cancer.

Acupucture is effective for pain in knee, elbow, shoulder, lower back, neck, hip

There is substantial research to show that acupuncture is significantly better than no treatment & is as good, if not better than standard medical care for back pain by stimulating nerves, which leads to release of endorphins & changes the processing of pain in the brain & spinal cord.

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