Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years, and it’s not just a fad. Acupuncture is the practice of inserting needles into specific points around the body to treat various conditions. This article outlines some of the many health benefits associated with acupuncture. Though they may seem like they come out of left field, these are all backed by clinical research. So, if you suffer from any of these conditions, it might be time to consider acupuncture as a treatment option!

Improves Blood Circulation

  • Acupuncture can help with circulation and the flow of blood throughout your body.
  • Increases blood flow to the tissues, which helps with pain relief.
  • Helps the body heal faster from injuries or surgery.
  • Increases muscle recovery time after a workout or injury, as well as improves wound healing time.

Boosts Immunity

Acupuncture can help boost your immunity. This can be especially helpful if you feel like you catch every cold that comes around, or if you have a tendency to get sick more often than your friends and family. When someone has a weakened immune system, they’re more likely to get sick when exposed to germs and viruses.

Acupuncture has been shown in studies to help reduce the number of colds people get by an average of 30%. In some cases, acupuncture has helped people avoid getting sick altogether!

Another benefit of acupuncture is that it helps reduce the severity and duration of colds that do occur. If you do get sick, acupuncturists will use specific points on your body to help relieve symptoms such as sore throats or coughs so that you feel better quicker.

Relieves Pain

Acupuncture can be used to relieve pain from headaches, back pain and joint pain. It can be used to treat chronic pain and certain types of acute or postoperative (following surgery) pains. Acupuncture has also been shown to help people with fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal problems.

Acupuncture is very effective in treating all forms of musculoskeletal disorders including neck, shoulder and lower back pain as well as arthritis of the knee or ankle joints. Acupuncture has also been found helpful in treating painful menstrual periods associated with endometriosis or adenomyosis; it is a safe form of treatment if you are pregnant or breast-feeding; it helps patients who suffer from tension headaches; it reduces nausea after surgery; some practitioners also use acupuncture for migraine headaches – particularly when combined with relaxation techniques such as meditation or hypnosis which have been shown effective for many people suffering from this condition.

Helps Manage Stress

Acupuncture is a great way to manage your stress levels. Stress can cause several health problems, including headaches and insomnia. Acupuncture helps you relax and sleep better, which in turn helps you feel more relaxed and less stressed.

Treats Allergies

Acupuncture can help treat all kinds of allergies, including seasonal allergies, food allergies, environmental allergies, pet allergies and insect allergies. If you suffer from any of these types of allergic reactions and believe they are negatively affecting your health or well-being, then acupuncture may be able to help you.

When someone has an allergic reaction, their body produces chemicals called histamines which cause swelling and redness in the area where the allergen is coming into contact with their body. The histamines also release other chemicals that send messages to nearby nerve cells telling them to send signals back up through our nervous system to our brain informing us that we have been exposed to something that our bodies do not like so much!

Acupuncture works by placing very fine needles in specific points along meridians throughout your body which helps regulate energy flow throughout your body thus reducing inflammation caused by an allergic reaction.

Alleviates Migraines and Headaches

Acupuncture is one of the best methods for treating migraines and headaches. Migraines are severe headaches that can be caused by stress, fatigue, dehydration, or even a lack of sleep. Acupuncture helps stimulate the release of endorphins and serotonin in the body which help reduce pain and inflammation. It also relieves tension in your neck and shoulders through deep breathing techniques that promote relaxation.

Acupuncture can be especially effective for those who experience chronic or recurring headaches that come with debilitating symptoms like nausea and vomiting. If you suffer from frequent migraines or other types of headaches such as cluster headaches, then it may be time to give acupuncture a try!

Fights Infertility

Acupuncture can help with infertility. This treatment method has been shown to increase fertility in women who have a blocked fallopian tube or ovulation issues, as well as in men with low sperm count. Acupuncture also helps with fertility by improving the overall health of your reproductive system. Studies show that acupuncture can increase blood flow and blood oxygen levels, helping your body produce more hormones that are vital for conception. Acupuncture has even been shown to reduce stress levels, which are known to interfere with ovulation and male fertility. Acupuncture is also used alongside other traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatments such as herbalism and massage therapy for couples who want to conceive naturally or do not want to use medications like IVF drugs or artificial insemination.

Acupuncture can treat numerous health issues. You should consider it if you have some of the ailments listed.

Acupuncture can treat numerous health issues. When considering acupuncture, it is important to know what ailments the treatment may help with and which ones it cannot treat. Some ailments that are not treated by acupuncture:

  • Broken bones
  • Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids (although these can be helped using a different method of alternative medicine)

If you have any of the following conditions, you should consider trying acupuncture for relief:

  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Tension headaches

Learn to control your own health from an Acupuncturist,

Seth Woodson


If you or someone you know wants to learn more about how acupuncture can help, give us a call or click to book you FREE New Patient Appointment.