I Want to Try Acupuncture

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    I Tried Acupuncture & It Helped

    After trying every possible combination of medications to treat neuropathic pain (except tricyclic antidepressants - which are not all that effective, anyway), acupuncture was the only therapy that worked. In fact I actually would forget to take morphine at night, that is how...
    LightHealing1000 LightHealing1000
    41-45, F
    Sep 19, 2010

    Acupuncture Stopped My migraine

     When I was 13 I was spending a year with my Aunt who was studying acupuncture. I hated the idea of needles and I thought acupuncture was a bunch of hogwash, I felt sorry for my gullible Aunt that believe in it. My aunt always offered and I declined each and every time. I am...
    akasolia akasolia
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2011

    Have Tried It

    I had it done several years ago in an attempt to relieve some back and leg pain. It didn't work but then neither did anything else so I eventually had surgery which thankfully has helped. I'm thinking about trying it again though to help me quit smoking. Maybe it will be more...
    outercalm outercalm
    51-55, M
    10 Responses Apr 1, 2009

    I went for my first treatment yesterday evening

    and I was told the inflammation may increase before it decreases but it will only take three to four treatments in total. I was told that we could work on multiple issues at the same time and that was part of the beauty of acupuncture. The issue I came in there for is worse...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2015
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