- Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body.
- High and low blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, gastric conditions, peptic ulcer, painful periods, dysentery, allergic rhinitis, facial pain, morning sickness, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains, tennis elbow, sciatica, dental pain, reducing the risk of stroke, fibromyalgia, neuralgia, post-operative convalescence, substance, tobacco and alcohol dependence, spine pain, stiff neck, vascular dementia, whooping cough, or pertussis, Tourette syndrome, low back pain, neck pain, osteoarthritis, knee pain, headache and migraine.
- Acupressure is often called acupuncturewithout the needles. Instead of needles, acupressure involves the application of manual pressure (usually with the fingertips) to specific points on the body.
- Acupressure may promote the release of natural pain-relieving chemicals in the body, called endorphins.
- The pressure may somehow influence the autonomic nervous system.
- Cancer-related fatigue
- Menstrual cramps
- Motion sickness
- Muscle tension and pain
- Nausea or vomiting after surgery or chemotherapy
- Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy and morning sickness
- Stress management
- Promotes proper circulation of blood
- Reduces the need for OTC drugs
- Release muscular tension
- Tones facial muscles
- Makes you calmer
- Relieves pain
- Helps faster healing
- Over all well-being