About Acupuncture

The British Acupuncture Council has developed fact sheets on common conditions to “provide summaries of research and how acupuncture may be beneficial”.

The fact sheets can be viewed at The British Acupuncture Council’s website and conditions with available information are listed below.

A

  • Acne
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Anxiety

B

  • Back pain
  • Bell's palsy

C

  • Cancer care
  • Childbirth
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Chronic pain
  • Colds and flu
  • COPD
  • Cystitis

D

  • Dentistry
  • Depression
  • Dysmenorrhoea

E

  • Eczema and Psoriasis
  • Endometriosis

F

  • Female fertility
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Frozen shoulder

G

  • Gastrointestinal tract disorders

H

  • Headache
  • Herpes
  • Hypertension

I

  • Infertility ART
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

M

  • Male infertility
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Migraines

N

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Neuropathic pain

O

  • Obesity
  • Obstetrics
  • Osteoarthritis

P

  • Palliative care
  • PCOS
  • Post-operative pain
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Puerperium

R

  • Raynaud's
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

S

  • Sciatica
  • Sinusitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress
  • Substance misuse

T

  • Tennis elbow
  • Tinnitus
  • Type-2 Diabetes

U

  • Urinary incontinence

V

  • Vertigo