Scientific evidence for acupuncture

Find out more about the science behind acupuncture and research into the effectiveness of acupuncture for all sorts of conditions at www.evidencebasedacupuncture.org.

 

Common conditions

Emotional health

Pain

Migraines and headaches

Fertility

Pregnancy

A

Acne

Allergic rhinitis (hayfever)

Anxiety

B

Back pain

Bell's palsy

C

Cancer care

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Childbirth
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)
Chronic pain

Colds and flu

COPD

Cystitis

D

Dementia

Dentistry

Depression

Dysmenorrhoea

E

Eczema and psoriasis
Endometriosis

F

Facial pain

Female fertility
Fibromyalgia
Frozen shoulder

G

Gastrointestinal tract disorders

Gout

H

Hayfever (allergic rhinitis)
Headache
High blood pressure (hypertension)

I

Infertility ART
Insomnia
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

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K

Kidney stones

M

Male infertility
Menopausal symptoms
Migraines

Multiple sclerosis

N

Nausea and vomiting

Neuropathic pain

O

Obesity

Obstetrics

Osteoarthritis

P

Palliative care

Parkinson's disease

PCOS

Post-operative pain

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Premenstrual syndrome

Puerperium

R

Raynaud's

Rheumatoid arthritis

S

Sciatica
Sinusitis
Sports Injuries
Stress
Stroke
Substance misuse

T

Tennis elbow
Thyroid disease
Tinnitus
Type-2 Diabetes

U

Urinary incontinence

V

Vertigo

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What can acupuncture treat?

You can read more about current scientific research into the effectiveness of acupuncture by visiting the British Acupuncture Council website. Their research factsheets include research into acupuncture for people suffering from: