Treatable  Conditions 

The World Health Organization lists over 40 diseases that effective by acupuncture treatment:

 (This is partial list of what Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine can treat) 

  • Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat Disorders

    • Sinusitis

    • Sore Throat

    • Hay Fever

    • Earache

    • Nerve Deafness

    • Ringing in the Ears

    • Dizziness

    • Poor Eyesight

  • Circulatory Disorders

    • High Blood Pressure

    • Angina Pectoris

    • Arteriosclerosis

    • Anemia

  • Addiction

    • Smoking Cessation

    • Drugs & Alcohol

  • Respiratory Disorders

    • Asthma

    • Emphysema

    • Bronchitis

    • Colds and Flu​

  • Gastrointestinal Disorders

    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    • Spastic colon

    • Colitis

    • Constipation

    • Diarrhea

    • Food Allergies

    • Ulcers

    • Gastritis

    • Abdominal Bloating

    • Hemorrhoids

  • Immune Disorders

    • Candida

    • Chronic Fatigue

    • HIV and AIDS

    • Epstein Barr Virus

    • Allergies

    • Lupus

    • MS

    • Hepatitis

  • Gynecological / Genitourinary Disorders

    • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

    • Irregular, Heavy or Painful Menstruation

    • Endometriosis

    • Menopause

    • Fibroids

    • Chronic Bladder Infection

    • Complications in Pregnancy

    • Morning Sickness

    • Kidney Stones

    • Impotence

    • Infertility in Men and Women

    • Sexual Dysfunction​

  • Emotional and Psychological Disorders

    • Anxiety

    • Insomnia

    • Depression

    • Stress

  • Musculoskeletal and Neurological Disorders

    • Arthritis

    • Neuralgia

    • Sciatica

    • Back Pain

    • Bursitis

    • Tendonitis

    • Stiff Neck

    • Bells Palsy

    • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    • Headaches and Migraines

    • Stroke

    • Cerebral Palsy

    • Polio

    • Sprains

    • Muscle Spasms

    • Shingles

The following diseases, symptoms or conditions have been shown that acupuncture treatments are effective based on case-controlled clinical studies:

Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)

Biliary colic

Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)

Dysentery, acute bacillary

Dysmenorrhoea, primary

Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)

Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)


Hypertension, essential

Hypotension, primary

Induction of labor

Knee pain


Low back pain

Malposition of fetus, correction

Morning sickness

Nausea and vomiting

Neck pain

Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction)

Periarthritis of shoulder

Postoperative pain

Renal colic

Rheumatoid arthritis




Tennis elbow

The following diseases, symptoms or conditions have shown limited but probable evidence to support the therapeutic use of acupuncture:

Abdominal pain (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)

Acne vulgaris

Alcohol dependence and detoxification

Bell’s palsy

Bronchial asthma

Cancer pain

Cardiac neurosis

Cholecystitis, chronic, with acute exacerbation


Competition stress syndrome

Craniocerebral injury, closed

Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent


Epidemic haemorrhagic fever

Epistaxis, simple (without generalized or local disease)

Eye pain due to subconjunctival injection

Female infertility

Facial spasm

Female urethral syndrome

Fibromyalgia and fasciitis

Gastrokinetic disturbance

Gouty arthritis

Hepatitis B virus carrier status

Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3)




Labour pain

Lactation, deficiency

Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic

Ménière disease

Neuralgia, post-herpetic



Opium, cocaine and heroin dependence


Pain due to endoscopic examination

Pain in thromboangiitis obliterans

Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome)

Post-extubation in children

Postoperative convalescence

Premenstrual syndrome

Prostatitis, chronic


Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome

Raynaud syndrome, primary

Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

Retention of urine, traumatic


Sialism, drug-induced (excessive salivation)

Sjögren syndrome

Sore throat (including tonsillitis)

Spine pain, acute

Stiff neck

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction

Tietze syndrome

Tobacco dependence

Tourette syndrome

Ulcerative colitis, chronic


Vascular dementia

Whooping cough (pertussis)

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