What Can Oriental Medicine Treat?
The World Health Organization (WHO) and National Institute of Health (NIH) recognize Oriental medicine as being effective in the treatment of a wide range of conditions. Among the more commonly treated disorders are:
Skin disorders including eczema, psoriasis, acne, dermatitis, urticaria, and allergic reactions.
Gastrointestinal disorders including irritable bowel syndrome, Crohnes disease, chronic constipation, colitis, reflux, and nausea.
Gynecological conditions including menstrual irregularities, PMS, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, fertility problems, menopausal symptoms, ovarian cysts, yeast infections, and problems during pregnancy.
Promising results have been obtained for treatment of Hepatitis C, and supportive treatment has been shown to be beneficial in cases of cancer, HIV, and autoimmune disorders.
Conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, chronic insomnia, fatigue, and support in cases of degenerative chronic illness.
Conditions including asthma, bronchitis, and chronic coughs, allergic and perennial rhinitis and sinusitis, colds and flu.
Rheumatology conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, chronic muscle strain and sprain, headaches, back and knee pain, bursitis, tendonititis, and supportive treatment for fracture and tissue healing.
Urinary conditions including chronic cystitis, frequent urination, recurrent urinary tract infections, and prostate problems.
Conditions including depression, anxiety, irritability, bipolar disorder, and stress induced emotional issues.
Conditions including hypertension, coronary artery disease, palpitations, arrhythmia, and poor circulation.