Chinese medicine is a true medical system in its own right which can help with a wide range of conditions. It is also used to promote general health in order to avoid illness.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) writes in its Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-2023that ‘[acupuncture] is now used worldwide. According to a report supplied by 129 countries, 80% of them now recognise the use of acupuncture’.
Acupuncture is one of the most commonly used Complementary and Alternative Medicine therapies in Europe.
The British Acupuncture Council has produced Fact Sheets to provide accurate and unbiased general information for over sixty conditions. I invite you to consult them atwww.acupuncture.org.uk and click on Research and then Fact sheets.