WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

DECEMBER 1979
INDICATIONS OF ACUPUNCTURE

Respiratory Diseases
  • 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 back pain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Spasm of the esophagus and cardia
  • Hiccups
  • Gastroptosis
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Gastric hyperacidity
  • Chronic duodenal ulcer
  • Acute and chronic colitis
  • Acute bacterial dysentery
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Paralytic ileus

    Neurologic Disorders

  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Facial paralysis
  • Paralysis after apoplectic fit
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Paralysis caused by poliomyelitis
  • Meniere's syndrome
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Intercostal neuralgia
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