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10 Incredible Scientifically Proven Benefits Of Acupuncture.

10 Incredible Scientifically Proven Benefits Of Acupuncture.

Acupuncture is increasingly used in Europe.

And for good reason!

Still unknown a few years ago, its benefits are increasingly recognized in the West.

Who would have thought that these little needles could have so many positive effects on your well-being?

Here are 10 incredible science-backed benefits of acupuncture, from head to toe . Watch:

10 Incredible Scientifically Proven Benefits Of Acupuncture.

1. Head

20 sessions of electroacupuncture, where a small electric current is added to the needles, for 4 weeks effectively reduces the number of migraines suffered by patients.

2. Morale

Just one acupuncture session per week can treat symptoms of depression in just 3 months. Results comparable to those that can be obtained by going to see a psychiatrist. Acupuncture helps regulate neurotransmitters in the brain.

3. Heart

Regular acupuncture sessions reduce the symptoms of stress and lower blood pressure.

4. Sleep

Acupuncture activates the production of neurotransmitters which act on relaxation and the quality of sleep. As a result, it helps people who suffer from insomnia to sleep better.

5. Menopause

Acupuncture can reduce the frequency and pain associated with hot flashes for up to 3 months after the start of treatment. In particular, it helps regulate body temperature.

6. Nose

For those who suffer from seasonal allergies, 12 acupuncture sessions can reduce the symptoms of hay fever while decreasing the doses of antihistamines.

7. Throat

10 acupuncture sessions in the same month can treat gastric reflux and heartburn much more effectively than medication. Indeed, acupuncture helps regulate acid secretion and facilitate digestion.

8. Immune system

Well-placed needles during an acupuncture session stimulate the activity of the immune system and thus fight infections more easily throughout the year.

9. Back

5 weeks of acupuncture twice a week relieves lower back pain for 6 months.

10. Weight

Acupuncture can help obese people lose up to 4 pounds in a period of 2 weeks to 4 months.

If you want to know more about the practice of acupuncture, I recommend this beautiful book Illustrated Atlas of Acupuncture , which you can find here.