Acupuncture and Complementary Medicine
Acupuncture #1. "Top 10 Recommendations For Complementary Medicine," by the Mayo Clinic.
Acupuncture, Herbs, and Lifestyle Affecting Fertility a naturopathic doctor describes how classical Chinese medicine includes the use of acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, and lifestyle changes.
Morphine Verses Acupuncture?
According to the World Health Organization, acupuncture treatment of chronic pain is comparable to the effectiveness of morphine.
"Because of the side effects of long-term drug therapy for pain, and the risks of dependence, acupuncture can be regarded as the method of choice for treating many chronically painful conditions." Here's a list of health conditions considered to be affected by acupuncture treatments: