Research Factsheets

These fact sheets are produced to provide accurate and unbiased general information for a variety of conditions. They provide summaries of research and how acupuncture may be beneficial. You should always consult your GP if you have any concerns or talk to a BAcC registered acupuncturist.

 

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | K | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V |

A

Acne

 

Allergic rhinitis

 

Anxiety

 

B

Back pain

 

Bell's palsy

 

C

Cancer care

 

Carpal tunnel syndrome

 

Childbirth

 

Chronic fatigue syndrome

 

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

Headache

 

Herpes

 

HIV infection

 

Hypertension

 

I

Infertility ART

 

Insomnia

 

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

 

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

 

 

 

Author

Research fact sheets are produced by
Mark Bovey,
Research Manager,
ARRC

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World Health Organisation


The World Health Or
nisation lists a wide variety of diseases or disorders for which acupuncture therapy has been tested in controlled clinical trials