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Acupuncture is an area of traditional Chinese medicine which originated in China over 5,000 years ago. It is based on the belief that living beings have a vital energy, called “qi”, that circulates through meridians in the body. There are twelve of these meridians. Each meridian is associated with a different organ system. When the flow of qi throughout a meridian becomes imbalanced, then disease begins.

World Health Organization Approved List

World Health Organization: Acupuncture Proven Effective for…

By Ericka Bastecki

Several years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) published an official report listing 31 symptoms, conditions and diseases that have been shown in controlled trials to be treated effectively by Acupuncture. Following is the list of conditions shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by Acupuncture:

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