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Acupuncture being used to treat hot flashes

Published On: Aug 14 2013 03:41:45 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2013 03:21:18 PM CDT
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By Mayo Clinic News Network

For thousands of years, the Chinese have used acupuncture to treat a variety of conditions.

Today many western health experts have incorporated the ancient art into their practice.

Stress, digestive problems, headaches, mood disorders, infertility and chronic pain are just some of the ailments acupuncture may help.

Now you can add hot flashes to that list. Experts at the Mayo Clinic have found that performing acupuncture can help ease hot flashes in women.



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