The World Health Organisation has an approved list of conditions which respond well to acupuncture including Pain Relief, Arthritis, Hay Fever, Skin Conditions, Sports Injuries, Oedema, Tinnitus, Headaches & Migraines, Depression, Stress, Insomnia, Anxiety, Back Pain, Sciatic Pain, Indigestion & Stomach Disorders, Asthma & Allergies, Anaemia, Hypertension, M.E & Lack of energy, Menopause, Menstrual Disorders, Urogenital Disorders, Fertility, Initiating labour & turning breech babies.
Acupuncture can also be helpful in dealing with
Drug and alcohol detoxification programmes, and Smoking Cessation to lessen the symptoms of withdrawal.
Acupuncture can help weight loss along with dietary measures and exercise. It has a calming and relaxing effect that makes it easier to deal with stress, frustration and anxiety that can trigger overeating and bingeing on fattening foods.
Acupuncture offers a non-invasive approach to treating infertility and research has shown that it increases a couples ability to conceive naturally.