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Articles About Disorders

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Acupuncture Extraordinarily Helpful for Vertigo and Dizziness


Many patients seek our help in resolving vertigo, both for acute or chronic symptoms, as well as from a variety of causes. Dizziness tend to respond very well to acupuncture and herbal intervention and clients are usually delighted with their progress.

There are many studies which demonstrate the utility of our strategy including this recent study which found that acupuncture,

. . . conclusively demonstrates that the application of acupuncture to [named acupuncture points] results in immediate reductions in discomfort and improvements of VAS for dizziness and vertigo. The researchers note that the “study provided clinical evidence on the efficacy and safety of acupuncture to treat dizziness and vertigo in (the) emergency department.

Another study found that treating clients for their dizziness led to dramatic improvements in cervical blood flow to the brain:

Researchers made an interesting discovery during the study. Two phenomena occurred simultaneously as a result of acupuncture treatments. Vertigo decreased and blood supply to the vertebral arteries improved significantly.