A report published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) states there is evidence that acupuncture can help in the treatment of the following conditions (Acupuncture: Review
and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials (2003))
    High Blood Pressure, Angina Pectoris, Palpitations, Circulatory problems,     Raynaud's disease
   Ear, Nose and Throat
    Common Cold, Influenza, Tinnitus, Nerve Deafness, Meniere's disease, Eye     problems, Sinusitis

    Hyperacidity, Nausea, Ulcers, Colitis, Constipation, Spastic Colon, Diarrhoea and     Haemorrhoids
   Gynaecological and Urogenital

    Cystitis, Prostatitis, Menstrual Disorders including P.M.T., Infertility
    Obesity, Smoking, Addictions, Allergies such as Hayfever

    Arthritis (all types), Tendonitis, Bursitis, Low Back pain and stiffness, Tennis
    Elbow, Carpal Tunnel syndrome, most sports injuries

     Headaches (Migraine and Tension types), Tic, Tremors, Trigeminal Neuralgia,
     Bell's Palsy, Shingles, Sciatica, Post-Stroke Syndrome, General Neuralgias and

     Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia and Nervous Tension

     Asthma, Pleurisy, Bronchitis and Emphysema
   Skin Disorders

     Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis