Happiness is nothing more than good health.
Neuralgia, headaches, migraine, fainting, trigeminal neuralgia (sometimes), tics, spasms.
LIMBS AND MUSCULATURE
Fibrositis, muscular rheumatism, sciatica, lumbago, swelling, discolouration, cramps, intermittent claudication, cold hands and feet (sometimes), weakness, some types of trembling, neuralgia of shoulders and arms, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, early rheumatoid or osteoarthritis, weakness or feeling of excessive heaviness of limbs, frozen shoulder (sometimes).
Gastritis, dyspepsia, inability to eat ordinary food, non-digestion of food, no appetite, undigested stools, pale stools, eructations, wind, abdominal distension, bad breath, dry mouth, bad taste in mouth, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, various types of colic, underfunction of liver, tender liver, hepatitis, chronic cholecystitis, chronic pancreatitis, nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, vomiting of children and infants, abdomen feeling cold, irritable bowel, not ulcerative colitis.
Asthma (sometimes), bronchitis, tracheitis, shortness of breath, pulmonary congestion, recurrent colds, coughs and mild chronic pulmonary infections, not acute infections.
Mild angina pectoris, pseudo angina pectoris, pain or heaviness over cardiac area, fainting, palpitations, tachycardia, arrhythmias (sometimes), arterial spasm, phlebitis, haemorrhoids, lymphangitis, adenitis, pallor, pins and needles, poor circulation, fainting, feeling easily cold.
GENITO URINARY SYSTEM
Lumbago, bed wetting, lack of control of bladder, irritable bladder, unstable bladder, not hyperplasia of prostate.
Pelvic pain, painful periods, irregular periods, excessively heavy periods', vaginal pain, menopausal trouble, hot flushes, ovarian pain, mastalgia, menopausal loss of hair (sometimes), tender breasts.
Weak eyesight, tiredness after reading a book for a short lime (not optical defects), black spots and zig-zags in front of eyes, pain behind or around the eye, conjunctivitis, blepharitis.
EAR, NOSE AND THROAT
Hay fever, rhinitis, nose bleeding, sneezing, loss of smell (some types), Sinusitis’;*' catarrh, recurrent tonsillitis, laryngitis, loss of voice, pharyngitis, Meniere’s syndrome, dizziness.
Acne, itching, eczema, urticaria, abscesses, herpes zoster (only early cases), neurodermatitis, etc.
NERVOUS SYSTEM AND PSYCHIATRIC FACTORS
Nervousness, depression, anxiety, fears, timidity, stage fright, neurasthenia, wish to die, agitation, outbursts of temper, yawning, excessive loquacity, sleeplessness, nocturnal terror, many neuralgias, neuralgia after shingles (sometimes), trembling, trigeminal neuralgia (sometimes).
General fatigue, lassitude, excessive sleep, excessive yawning, sensitive to change in temperature, travel sickness, myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)-or post-viral fatigue, fatigue after glandular fever.
Some of the more common diseases of children, excepting the infectious diseases. Bed wetting, fear of the dark, bad tempered or frightened states, inability to learn properly at school, underdevelopment, stunted growth (sometimes), cyclic vomiting and acidosis in infants, lack of appetite.
Many patients who have been treated by acupuncture notice an improvement in their general health. This is because acupuncture can correct those minor disturbances in health which may be undetected by ordinary methods of diagnosis and which, if they remain untreated, could in later years turn into overhand easily recognized disease.