For people who have never experienced Acupuncture, it can seem a daunting idea – some person sticking needles into your body.

Many people hear of Acupuncture for a treatment such as stopping smoking but Acupuncture has some surprising treatments you may not have heard of.

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Acupuncture Surprising Treatment No.1

Acupuncture is used as a treatment for allergies, especially common is hay-fever.

Yep, that’s right, a few sessions of Acupuncture and you’re good to go for about 4 weeks. Studies published in the American Journal Of Chinese Medicine show it’s successful in around 80% of patients, in reducing or eliminating symptoms and I experience similar results in my own clinic.

Read more about the study and learn more about Acupuncture for Hay-Fever

Acupuncture Surprising Treatment No.2

No more Prozac? Acupuncture has been shown to be as effective as anti-depressants in the treatment of depression.

Acupuncture is used to reduce stress levels and stabilise emotions.

Read about the study and learn more about Acupuncture for Depression

 

Acupuncture Surprising Treatment No.3

Acupuncture can be used to support IVF treatments and in a clinical study it was demonstrated to increase chances of falling pregnant from 39.4% to 65.5%.

Read about the clinical study and learn more about Acupuncture for Fertility

 

Comment below if you would like to share an Acupuncture or Chinese Medicine treatment you find surprising…

 

 

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