Cardiovascular disorders

Cardiovascular disorders such as high blood pressure, chronic stable angina, and the risk of developing coronary heart disease.

This study suggests that electro-acupuncture may benefit patients with High Blood Pressure and lower their risk of Stroke and Heart Disease. In the journal Medical Acupuncture, the team describes finding how electroacupuncture can lower blood pressure for up to 6 weeks in patients with Hypertension.

The risk of developing Coronary Heart Disease was significantly reduced by acupuncture (17.44% vs 38.36%)  in a cohort of over 58,000 people with Fibromyalgia.

Acupuncture should be considered as one option for adjunctive treatment in alleviating Angina. More….