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5 Awesome of Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been providing relief for thousands of years all around the world. In Western society, we have only really begun to realize its benefits over the past few decades, with increasing interest in recent years. As people struggle to manage pain and illness, more and more are turning to holistic methods - with doctors promoting acupuncture for pain and many other issues. Read on to learn more about the benefit of acupuncture -- and if you're ready to experience acupuncture for yourself, book your Maitland acupuncture appointment online now.

Pain Relief

Research has found acupuncture to be beneficial for managing both chronic and acute pain. So much so, that the FDA recommends it as a method of pain relief prior to doctors prescribing addictive and potentially dangerous painkillers.

Insomnia/Trouble Sleeping

Getting acupuncture regularly has been shown to help people with chronic insomnia. It relaxes the body and mind, with many people reporting improvement after their very first acupuncture session.

Migraines & Headaches

One of the most popular treatment uses of acupuncture has been for relieving migraines and headaches. It has been shown to help reduce the frequency of and pain from migraines and headaches. All this - and none of the side effects that are frequently reported from strong migraine and headache medications.


Clinical research has found acupuncture to be incredibly helpful for people suffering from anxiety. It has also been beneficial to helping people reduce or stop taking side-effect ridden anxiety medications. Always consult with your doctor before making changes to medication.

Digestion & Heartburn

Getting regular acupuncture treatments has been scientifically shown to decrease symptoms of heartburn and indigestion, with patients needing fewer antacids to address symptoms. Research has also linked acupuncture with improvements in other digestive issues including nausea, vomiting, morning sickness, ulcerative colitis, and more.

Ongoing research is still being done, however clinical studies on acupuncture have shown promise in many other areas as well, including:

  • Depression

  • Hypertension

  • Hypotension

  • Hay Fever

  • Ulcerative Colitis

  • Colic

  • Stroke

  • Arthritis

  • Smoking Cessation

  • Weight Loss

  • Hormone Imbalance

  • Infertility

  • Bell’s Palsy

  • Asthma

  • Stress

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Lactation Issues

  • Sexual Dysfunction

  • PMS

  • UTIs (recurrent)

  • Sore throat

  • TMJ

  • Whooping Cough

  • And more!

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