Acupuncture is a traditional form of medicine that has been practiced in China for over 3000 years. Thin needles about the size of a human hair are inserted into specific points on the body to promote health and wellness on a mind, body, and spirit level.
An editorial published on September 11, 2012, in the New York Times noted acupuncture has been proven to be effective in treating various types of chronic pain. This form of Chinese medicine is also affective in treating insomnia, anxiety, depression, fatigue, asthma, nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal issues, pharmaceutical side effects, stroke, hypertension, hypotension, and a variety of other conditions. For a complete list of treatable conditions, please visit the World Health Organization website.
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