Does acupuncture help treat high blood pressure?

Dr. Pina LoGiudice, LAc, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Acupuncture treats high blood pressure by relaxing the body, dilating the blood vessels, stimulating the immune system and reducing inflammation. Watch naturopathic specialist Pina LoGiudice, ND, discuss the benefits of acupuncture for hypertension.

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