Articles and Clinical Studies About The Effectiveness of Acupuncture and How It Works. They help answer the question: What is Acupuncture?
This is an article about acupuncture and infertility but it gives a very good synopsis about how acupuncture works in the body:
Here is a link to the Word Health Organization’s website listing which health issues have been proven or shown to be effectively treated by acupuncture:
This is a link to the National Institutes of Health showing their approvals and research on acupuncture:
Articles About Acupuncture and Treatment of Pain
Article stating that acupuncture provides true pain relief:
Article about the effectiveness of acupuncture with post operative pain and healing:
Fun article about professional football players and acupuncture for pain:
Articles and Clinical Studies Regarding Acupuncture and Fertility
Article on the positive effects of acupuncture on pregnancy rates:
Clinical trial stating that leuteal-phase acupuncture has a positive effect on the outcome of IVF/ICSI:
Clinical trial showing that acupuncture can significantly improve and regulate endocrine function, increase quality of semen and elevate pregnancy rate of the patient’s wife in cases of male semen abnormality: Clinical observation and study of mechanisms of needle-picking therapy for primary infertility of abnormal sperm.
Articles Regarding Acupuncture and Menopause
This clinial study showed that acupuncture can contribute to a clinically relevant reduction in hot flashes and and increased health related quality of life:
Acupuncture and herbal prescriptions proven effective in the alleviation of menopausal symptoms.