Commonly Treated Conditions

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as an effective means of treatment for a wide range of conditions. For an account of the latest evidence for the efficacy of Acupuncture please read the article by Mel Hopper Koppelman, written for the WHO website entitled “Acupuncture: An Overview Of Scientific Evidence“.

The following alphabetical list provides an indication of areas where Acupuncture and TCM can be used to help you.

Allergies

Anaemia

Angina

Anxiety

Arthritis

Back pain

Bleeding gums

Blood pressure (high or low)

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Catarrh

Circulatory problems

Cramps

Colitis

Constipation

Dental pain

Depression

Dizziness

Eczema

Fatigue

Fluid retention

Frozen shoulder

Gastric ulcers

Haemorrhoids

Hair loss

Hay fever

Hiccoughs

Incontinence

Indigestion

Insomnia

 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Joint Problems

Loss of libido

Mental problems

Migraine

Mouth ulcers

Neck problems

Nose bleeds

Oedema

Palpitations

Panic attacks

Paralysis

Psoriasis

Rashes

Rheumatism

Sciatica

Shoulder problems

Sinusitis

Skin problems

Stomach problems

Tennis elbow

Thyroid conditions

Tinnitus

Trigeminal neuralgia

Urine retention

Urogenital problems

Varicose veins

Vertigo

Warts

Female Conditions:

Absence of periods

Anaemia

Breast problems

Cystitis

Discharge

Endometriosis

Hot flushes

Infertility

IVF support

Irregular periods

Mastitis

Morning sickness

Lactation problems

Pre-menstrual tension

Prolapse

Thrush

Male Conditions:

Hernia

Impotence

Prostate problems

Premature ejaculation

Babies & Children:

Hyperactivity

Bed wetting

Sleep problems

Teething

Colic

Rashes/Skin problems

 

Substance Misuse & Addictions:

Alcohol

Drugs

Food

Tobacco

Tranquillisers

(See page on NADA Ear Acupuncture for more information on how this mode of Acupuncture can help you with recovery from substance misuse).