World Health Organization Condition Recommendations

From the World Health Organization’s list of conditions recommended for Acupuncture : Acute sinusitis Acute rhinitis Common cold Acute tonsillitis Bronchopulmonary Diseases Acute bronchitis Bronchial asthma Eye Disorders Acute conjuctivitis Cataract (without complications) Myopia Central retinitis Disorders of the Mouth Cavity Toothache Pain after tooth extraction Gingivitis Pharyngitis Orthopedic Disorders Periarthritis humeroscapularis Tennis elbow Sciatica Low

Complimentary Alternative Medicine Use Widespread

Use of Complimentary Alternative Medicine (CAM) is widespread. The 2007 National Health Interview Survey, a nationwide Government survey, found that 38 percent of U.S. adults reported using CAM in the previous 12 months, with the highest rates among people aged 50–59 (44 percent)1. The NHIS data also revealed that approximately 42 percent of adults who used CAM in the