List of diseases
List of diseases curable by Acupuncture treatment compiled by W.H.O. (Source: Bannerman R H 1979 Acupuncture: the WHO View. World Health, December, Page 27-28.) Upper Respiratory tract: Acute sinusitis. Acute rhinitis . Common Cold. Acute tonsillitis . Respiratory system: Acute bronchitis. Bronchial asthma . Gastrointestinal system: Spasm of esophagus and cardiac. Hiccough . Acute and chronic gastritis. Gastric hyperacidity . Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief). Acute duodenal ulcer (without complications). Acute bacillary dysentery . Constipation. Diarrhea. Paralytic ileus. Neurological and Musculoskeletal disorders: Headache. Migraine. Trigeminal neuralgia. Facial Palsy. Pareses following a stroke . Peripheral neuropathies. Sequelae of poliomyelitis (early stage) . Meniere's disease. Neurogenic bladder dysfunction. Nocturnal enuresis. Intercostal neuralgia. Cervicobrachial syndrome. "Frozen shoulder". "Tennis elbow". Sciatica. Low back pain . Osteoarthritis . Disorders of the Eyes : Acute conjunctivitis. Central retinitis. Myopia (in children). Cataract (without complications) Disorders of the Mouth: Toothache. Post-extraction pain . Gingivitis. Acute and chronic pharyngitis.