Multiple Studies have shown Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for multiple medical conditions. Strong evidences are reported in support of Acupuncture therapy for
2012 Cochrane review reported that compared with other treatment alone, acupuncture as an adjunct might marginally increase the proportion of people with improved sleep quality
Restless leg syndrome:
A Cochrane review on acupuncture for restless legs syndrome reported dermal needle therapy in combination with medications and massage was more effective than medications and massage alone in terms of remission of unpleasant sensation in the legs.
A Cochrane review on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) included 17 randomized controlled trials ( RCTs) The review indicated that acupuncture was effective to improve IBS symptoms and improve quality of life post-operative nausea
A 2009 Cochrane review included 11 acupuncture RCTs evaluating the effect of wrist acupuncture point P6 stimulation (acupressure, acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, transcutaneous nerve stimulation, laser stimulation, capsicum plaster, acustimulation device) for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV)
Multiple studies show Acupuncture is a very effective treatment of adverse reaction of cancer treatments such as nausea due to chemotherapy, night sweats and hot flashes, pain, fatigue, anxiety, and mood disorders.
Studies have shown that acupuncture helps the brain increase the body’s level of T-cells which play a vital role in destroying bacteria and harmful viruses in the body.
Based on a recent systematic review of 22 clinical trials involving 4985 people, there is evidence that acupuncture reduces the frequency of headache in individuals with migraine, and that the effect may be similar to that observed with preventive medications. The frequency of headache is dropped by 50% or more in up to 59% of individuals receiving acupuncture and this effect can persist for more than 6 months.