The World Health Organization lists more than 40 conditions for which acupuncture is appropriate therapy.
Infertility, menopausal symptoms and premenstrual syndrome.
Anxiety, depression, insomnia, nervousness and neurosis.
Arthritis, back pain, muscle cramping, muscle pain/weakness, neck pain and sciatica.
Headaches, neurogenic bladder dysfunction, Parkinsonís disease, postoperative pain and stroke.
Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, hyperacidity and indigestion.
Cataracts, gingivitis, poor vision, tinnitus and toothache.
Asthma, bronchitis, common cold, sinusitis, smoking cessation and tonsilitis.
Addiction control, athletic performance, blood pressure regulation, chronic fatigue, immune system tonification and stress reduction.