If you are someone who has a chronic problem and you’re looking for ways that you can alleviate it, one of the things that might help you is acupuncture. Below are eight benefits of acupuncture that you may not realize.
1. Reduce Pain
If you have pain, acupuncture is a great way that you can reduce pain. It can help with reducing migraines, tension headaches, and a lot of other types of headaches and disorders. The results are a lot more effective when compared to taking pain-killers. Along with this, it’s also helpful with reducing pain following surgery in your neck, cancer of the neck, menstruation pain, pain due to pregnancy, and reducing the symptoms of menopause and nausea due to chemotherapy.
2. Increase Chance of Pregnancy
Acupuncture can help with increasing the chance of pregnancy by increasing men and women’s sexual vitality, increasing sperm and egg production so they have good quality, and improving the circulation of blood to a woman’s uterus and the nearby area. This relaxes the woman’s cervix and inhibits a stress hormone which often interferes with an embryo becoming a fetus. Acupuncture can also help with mixing the egg and sperm so it becomes an embryo.
3. Insomnia Help
This health condition is one that a lot of people suffer from, and its usually genetic or caused due to stress. If you suffer from this and you want to stop taking sleep aids, acupuncture can help with providing relief. It also doesn’t have any side effects like sleep aids often do.
4. Help with Angina
This health problem causes chest pain and its usually due to blood flow to a person’s heart being obstructed. One way that this can be helped is through electro-acupuncture. When battery power is used, it can be very effective for coping with angina safely and effectively without side effects.
5. Back Pain Treatment
A lot of people have problems with back pain due to neurological disorders or fatigue. Acupuncture can be gradually done to help with reducing back pain as well as increasing the function of the back so that it’s normal once again.
6. Treatment of Arthritis
If you suffer from arthritis, you can get some relief through acupuncture. But it’s something that you should use as something complementary to the treatment you’re already receiving instead of making it your sole therapy. Osteoarthritis in the knee is one of the conditions that can be helped through acupuncture.
7. Improve the Effectiveness of Drugs
With dosage reduction, together with the fact that acupuncture can help with reducing the side effects of medications such as weight changes, decrease in sex drive and nausea, acupuncture is a great choice. It also helps with reducing the effects of radiation people experience.
Acupuncture can help with reducing some side effects such as nausea and dry mouth when someone is receiving radiation to their head and neck. A study was done that showed that acupuncture, although it didn’t eradicate the symptoms totally, it helps with reducing them greatly.
8. Carpal Tunnel
This medical disorder causes your fingers to be numb and can also cause pain in your wrist, hand and elbow. A lot of people who have had problems with this have found that acupuncture can cure the problem and can reduce the symptoms that people experience such as pain and swelling.
If you are looking for an alternative way to deal with a chronic condition or something that can complement your standard therapy, think about acupuncture. There are a lot of people who have found this to be helpful for dealing with their pain and other problems.
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