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As with all alternative medicine treatments, treatment responses can vary from patient to patient, even if the diagnosis is similar.
What Is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an age-old healing practice of
traditional Chinese medicine in which thin
needles are placed at specific points in the body.
It's primarily used to relieve pain but also has
been used to treat other conditions. More than
3 million Americans use acupuncture, but it is
even more popular in other countries. In France,
for example, one in five people has tried
How Acupuncture Works?
Acupuncture seeks to release the flow of the
body's vital energy or "chi" by stimulating
points along 14 energy pathways. Scientists
say the needles cause the body to release
endorphins -- natural painkillers -- and may
boost blood flow and change brain activity.
Skeptics say acupuncture works only because
people believe it will, an effect called the
Does Acupuncture Hurt?
Acupuncture needles are very
thin, and most people feel no
pain or very little pain when
they are inserted. They often
say they feel energized or
relaxed after the treatment.
However, the needles can
cause temporary soreness.
Weekly news in acupuncture
A recent British study found people
with depression may benefit as much
from acupuncture as they do from
University of York researchers studied
755 moderately or severely depressed
people and found those who received
acupuncture or counseling reported
lower depression scores than those
who received neither treatment.
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