Acupuncture - MedWorld Clinic

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a treatment method that is developed by Chinese. It is formed with two Latin words: Akus (It means immerse) and Puncture ( It means point). It is diversed two as body acupuncture and microsystem acupuncture (MAPS).

The procedure is designed to release blocked energy and address imbalances in the body which may cause ill health, and it has been used in China for thousands of years.

Researchers propose that acupuncture stimulates the nervous system to release natural painkillers and immune system cells. They then travel to weakened areas of the body and relieve symptoms.


Which diseases can be treated by Acupuncture?

It can be collected three headlines:

  • Treatment for various diseases (functional diseases such as constipation, urinary complaints, fatigue, tinnitus, dizziness)
  • Analgesia-anesthesia (migraine and other headaches, spine pains, joint pain, inflammatory diseases)
  • Habit therapy (smoking and bad eating habits)
Acupuncture - MedWorld Clinic

Side Effects Of Acupuncture

Data from randomized controlled trials and large-scale practitioner surveys suggests that when performed by a professional, acupuncture isn’t likely to provoke many side effects nor adverse reactions.  The most common acupuncture side effects include:

  • Bruising, mild bleeding or delayed pain in the treated area
  • A bleeding disorder can increase your chance of bleeding or bruising from the needles.
  • If you have a pacemaker, acupuncture that applies electric pulses to the needles can interfere with how it functions.
  • Skin irritation or rashes
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Avoid acupuncture if you’re pregnant. Some types of acupuncture are believed to trigger labor, which could cause premature delivery.