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The World Health Organization in its report on acupuncture research stated that acupuncture has been proven to be effective for the following conditions:

Pain conditions:
+Neck pain
+Low back pain
+Sciatica
+Tennis elbow
+Knee pain
+Periarthritis of the shoulder ("Frozen Shoulder")
+Sprains
+Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
+Headache
+ Dental pain
+Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMJ)
+Rheumatoid arthritis
+Postoperative pain

Women's health issues:
+Induction of labor
+Correction of malposition of the fetus (breech presentation)
+Morning sickness
+Primary dysmenorrhea

Digestive issues:
+Nausea and vomiting
+Acute and chronic gastritis
+Acute bacillary dysentary
+Acute epigastralgia
+Peptic ulcer
+biliary colic

Other conditions:
+Stroke
+Essential hypertension (high blood pressure)
+Primary hypotension
+Renal colic
+Leucopenia
+Adverse reactions to radiation or chemotherapy
+Allergic rhinitis including hay fever
+Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)

The report also listed over 70 other conditions for which acupuncture may be effective but research is lacking at present.

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