Commonly Treated Conditions
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How Can Eastside Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine Help Me?
Throughout the centuries, acupuncture and other Eastern medicine practices have reliably remedied a variety of discomforts, diseases and disorders. Now these Eastern modalities are recognized for their effectiveness around the globe.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has compiled a list of the conditions for which acupuncture has been proven to effectively treat1:
Pain in the/due to:
An operation (postoperative)
Dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction)
Face (including craniomandibular disorders)
Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
Dysentery, acute bacillary
Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
Induction of labor
Malposition of fetus
Nausea and vomiting
Periarthritis of shoulder
WHO also cites the following conditions in which acupuncture has been shown to have healing effect:
Pain in the/due to:
Abdomen (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)
Eye, due to subconjunctival injection
Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome
Alcohol dependence and detoxification
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)
Female urethral syndrome
Fibromyalgia and fasciitis
Hepatitis B virus carrier status
Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3)
Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic
Opium, cocaine and heroin dependence
Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome)
Postextubation in children
Raynaud syndrome, primary
Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
Retention of urine, traumatic
Sore throat (including tonsillitis)
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
Ulcerative colitis, chronic
Whooping cough (pertussis)
WHO notes that compared to the difficulty of conventional methods, acupuncture is a worthwhile treatment of:
Choroidopathy, central serous
Irritable colon syndrome
Neuropathic bladder in spinal cord injury
Pulmonary heart disease (chronic)
Small airway obstruction
Why is Acupuncture a Good Choice for Me?
The World Health Organization notes many benefits of acupuncture, including the following:
Non-toxic and natural
Adverse reactions are minimal
No risk of dependency
No risk of negative drug interactions
Can prevent surgical intervention and associated risk of infection
Acupuncture is highly effective and safe. Oftentimes, conventional medicines or medical procedures carry serious risks, some of which are potentially fatal. Acupuncture offers an all-natural method of treatment that is entirely customizable to meet each patient’s unique needs.
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If you or someone you know has suffered an ailment or is seeking greater wellbeing, make an appointment today. Call to find out how the knowledgeable staff of Eastside Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine can help you achieve greater health and happiness.
About Eastside Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine
Eastside Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine practitioner Minerva Henson assists her patients with the body’s natural ability to heal itself. As an East Asian Medicine Practitioner, her role is to restore the body’s natural harmony, as well as educate and encourage patients.
If conventional methods have failed to deliver the well being you deserve, acupuncture may be the best course for you. Come try it under the care of Minerva in the safe setting of Eastside Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine. EAIM is located in Kirkland, Washington.