Research, Review Papers and Fact Sheets

Every person is utterly unique so there's no simple answer to the question 'Could acupuncture help you?'. However, if you're wondering whether to try acupuncture, then the following links might help you make an informed choice.

WHO

In 2003 the World Health Organisation (WHO) published a document called 'Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials'. You can read all of it here. For the WHO's summary of the 'diseases that can be treated with acupuncture' simply scroll forward to Section 3, page 22

 

British Acupuncture Council Research Papers 

 AAcne
 Allergic Rhinitis
 Anxiety
 Arrhythmias & Heart Failure
 Asthma
  
 B

Back Pain

 Bells Palsy
  
 CCancer Care
 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
 Childbirth
 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME)
 Chronic Pain
 Colds & Flu      
 COPD
 Coronary Heart Disease
 Cystitis 
  
 DDementia
 Dentistry

Depression 
 Dysmenorrhoea
  
 E Eczema & Psoriasis
  Endometriosis
  
 F Facial Pain
  Fertility - Female
  Fertility - Male
  Fibromyalgia
  Frozen Shoulder
  
 G Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
  Gout
  
 H Headache
  Herpes
  HIV Infection
  Hypertension
  
 I Infertility
  Insomnia
  Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  
 K Kidney Stone
  
 M Menopausal Symptoms
  Migraines
  Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  
 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 Mis-use
  
 T Tennis Elbow
  Thyroid Disease
  Tinnitus
  Type 2 Diabetes
  
 U Urinary Incontinence
  
 V Vertigo