Science And Alternative Medicine Agree: It’s Probably Time You Try Acupuncture
The precise chronological origin of acupuncture as a medical procedure is unknown, but it’s thought to date back to as many as 3,000 years ago, in ancient China. Today it’s popular all around the world as a natural treatment for a variety of disorders and discomforts.
In its ancient form, the process, which involves inserting thin needles into specific areas of musculature, was based on the idea that energy imbalances in the body were the root cause of illness. While that may be true in the broadest sense, modern practitioners tend to think of acupuncture as less of a mystical intervention and more as a way of subtly stimulating the body’s nervous system….(go to link for full article)
According to the article, acupuncture can help the following:
- migraines and other headaches
- arthritis and tendinitis
- chronic fatigue
- respiratory illnesses
- skin conditions
- digestive problems
- sleep disorders
The article also points out that according to a meta-analysis acupuncture is a good treatment for chronic pain-related insomnia, an issue many Lyme/MSIDS patients struggle with.