It finds more over all its effectiveness that it is in a preventive situation, curative or complementary according to the case.
Below a non exhaustive list of the systems, and some ones their disordered states, on which the action is classically recognized:
gastric ulcer, dyspepsia, pains in general, loss of appetite, anorexia,
intestinal hiccup, difficulty of swallowing, colitis,disorders, diarrhoea, constipation,
biliary distensions, haemorrhoids, disorders and of the liver, vomiting.
asthma, bronchitis,emphysema, laryngitis, sinusitis, rhinitis, cough,cold, influenza, dyspnea.
cold numbnesses, members, shivers, puffiness,oedema, hypertension, hypotension.
disorders of the prostate, cystitis, involuntary losses of urine, difficulty of urinating.
Genital system: vaginitis, disorders of the genital device
Pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum :
Complementary treatments and follow-ups to facilitate the common problems connected to the pregnancy, the childbirth and the postpartum including tiredness, breast feeding and the blues.
earaches, certain deafnesses, buzz of ears, whistles, syndrome of Ménière.
eye troubles, conjunctivitis, certain falls of the sight, dazzlings, cataracts, glaucoma.
Health: athletic performance, to help to minimize stiffnesses etc
Pathology: hemiplegia, certain paralyses, certain atrophies and muscular dystrophies.
nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, stammering,nervous twitches, phobias, depressive state,general tiredness, obsessions, nightmares,bulimia, giddinesses, shakings, loss of balance.
eczema, shingles, furoncles, dermatosis, psoriasis, acne, urticaria, foot of athlete.
seasonal allergies, hay fever, various allergies.
Treatment of the pain
arthritis, rheumatism, stiff neck, cervical pains,muscular sciatic nerve, lumbago, pains, sportingheadaches, migraines, traumas, épicondylite, cramps, distorsion, bursite, neuralgia of the trigeminal nerve, facial neuralgia, various disorders of the knees.
Other conditions of health
Acupuncture can bring a complementary appreciable help in the following cases:
diabetes, arteriosclerosis, cholesterol, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, weaken, mononucleosis, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, ataxia, myélite, fibromes and certain oncologic realities.
Problems of dependences
can help at the time of the weaning of certain dependences(cigarette, drug, alcohol, obesity).
Health and wellness general
Athletic performance, to increase vitality, calm intimes of great stress, to facilitate changes seasons
The previous remarks are corroborated with international by the following fact: WHO(2002), while being based on the recent literature, produced a list of diseases and dysfonctions for which acupuncture had been evaluated thanks to controlled clinical researches. This evaluation corresponds to the data of the NIH (1997) and confirms the data of Medical British Association (2000)
Here the list of the diseases, symptoms and conditions for which acupuncture appeared aneffective drug at the time of controlled clinical researches:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Cephalgias and migraines
- Biliary colic
- Nephretic colitis
- Release of work
- Facial pains, including the problems craniomandibulaires
- Surgical pains post
- Primary dysmenorrhoea
- Side-effects of radio and chemotherapy
- Stomach pains (peptic ulcer, acute andchronic gastritis, gastric cramps)
- Primary hypertension
- Primary hypotension
- Morning nauseas
- Ostéo arthritis of the shoulder
- Ostéo arthritis of the knee and rheumaticpains
- Allergic rhinitis
- Tendinitises foetal Version