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Title: Myths About Acupuncture

Myths About Acupuncture
  • Acupuncture is seen by many people as a
    mysterious healing method and some categorizes it
    as a quack medicine. This presentation will help
    you clear your doubts on acupuncture theory

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Myth Acupuncture is dangerous and also painful.
  • There is no pain. The individual may feel a tiny
    prick upon insertion of the needle. Sometimes the
    individual does not feel the needle at all.

Myth Acupuncture needles can transfer diseases
like AIDS and hepatitis from individual to
  • Generally individuals are given their own set of
    needles. In the United States, the use of
    disposable single use needles is a standard
    practice. Therefore, there is no risk of these
    diseases being transmitted.

Myth Acupuncture is used on for treatment of
pains only.
  • Acupuncture is used in the treatment of pain but
    not for that sole purpose only. Since many
    studies showed that acupuncture had the ability
    to relieve pain it was thought that it only had
    that purpose. Acupuncture is used in a wide
    variety of treatments for various ailments like
    improving fertility, for pregnancy, etc.

Myth It is best if a physician (MD) performs
  • Physicians have a very limited training in
    acupuncture. When you consider licensed
    acupuncturists they have several years of
    training. Therefore, it is best if you go for
    treatment to a licensed acupuncturist who has
    more experience.

Myth The need for acupuncture does not exist
  • Acupuncture is widely used today. It often
    prevents the use of cortisone, painkillers and
    surgery. Studies have shown that about 61 of
    patients who were treated with acupuncture after
    being paralyzed as a result of a stroke showed
    great improvement.

  • Thus, you have now clear about all the myths
    about acupuncture and their actual truths. To
    know more about acupuncture treatment visit this
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