Acupuncture is suitable for general sickness and ailments. The listed below are just some of the more common disorders frequently treated with acupuncture.

Head

Facial and intercostal neuralgia, headaches, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, spasms, cerebral arteriosclerosis causing senility (during early stages), Alzheimer’s disease.

Limbs and Musculature

Fibrositis, muscular rheumatism, sciatica, lumbago, cramps, intermittent claudication, cold hands and feet (Raynauld’s) oedema, writers cramp, trembling, neuralgia of shoulders and arms, tennis elbow, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, weakness or feeling of excessive heaviness of limbs, frozen shoulder, gout, strokes and other muscular paralysis.

Digestion

Duodenal and stomach ulcers, hyperacidity, gastritis, dyspepsia, indigestion, lack of appetite, excessive appetite, obesity, bulimia, eructation, wind, abdominal distension, “bad breath”, dry mouth, heartburn, pyloric spasm, nausea, vomiting, rectal prolapsed, constipation, diarrhea, various types of colic perianaql pain or itch, hypo-function of the liver, tender liver, hemorrhoids, hepatitis, chronic cholecystitis, colitis, pancreatitis and nausea.

Respiratory System

Asthma, bronchitis, tracheitis, shortness of breath, pulmonary congestion, recurrent colds, coughs, tuberculosis and mild pulmonary infections.

Cardio-vascular System

Ischemic heart disease, rhythm disorders, angina pectoris, pseudo angina pectoris, chest pain, fainting, palpitations, tachycardia, high or low blood pressure, arterial spasm, phlebitis, early pregnancy hemorrhoids, lymphangitis, adenitis, pallor, poor circulation.

Sexual Disorders

Impotence, premature ejaculation, lack of sexual desire, nymphomania, certain types of sterility and some types of orgasmic dysfunctions, frigidity.

Eyes

Weak eyesight, early cataract, eyes tired after reading a book for a short time, pain behind or around the eye, conjunctivitis blepharitis, disorders of the eye muscles.

Ears, Nose and Throat

Hay fever, rhinitis, nose bleeds, sneezing, diminished sense of smell (some types), sinusitis, catarrh, tonsillitis, laryngitis, loss of voice, pharyngitis, aphasia due to stroke, enlarged goiter, thyroid dysfunctions.

Genitor-urinary System and Gynecological Disorders

Pelvic pain, painful periods, irregular periods, flooding, vaginal pain, hot flushes, itching, menopausal disorders, ovarian pain, mastitis, pyelitis, cystitis, some types of renal colic, lumbago, bladder irritation and spasm, lack of bladder control, early prostatic troubles, bed wetting, painless childbirth, Caesarean section, forceps delivery. Acupuncture is very effective in relieving the pain of childbirth.

Nervous System and Psychiatric Disorders, Stress Related Disorders

Anxiety states, depression, nervousness, phobias, obsessions, timidity, neurasthenia, agitation, outbursts of temper, yawning, excessive loquacity, insomnia, nocturnal terror, many neuralgias, facial palsy, neuralgia, schizophrenia, endogenous depression.

General State of “dis-ease”

General fatigues, lassitude, excessive perspiration, excessive sleep, excessive yawning, sensitivity to change in temperature, travel sickness, post operative weakness, listlessness after severe disease, insomnia

Weight Loss

Control of appetite in conjuncture with diet.

Smoking, Alcohol, Heroin, and Other Addictions

May help patients to stop smoking or drug taking with minimal withdrawal symptoms, about 75% of cases addiction may be cured.