Is Acupuncture Safe?

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Acupuncture is a relatively safe therapy their have been actually safety studies done in the last 5 to 10 years, and most of them show that Acupuncture especially compared to many conventional therapies, is extraordinarily safe. On some occasion people may notice some tranzy/g and discomfort while the needles are in place, or afterwards.

Some other common side effects include bruising at the sides especially the case where patients who are on anticoagulant or blood thinning therapies such as medications like [xx] these patients will definitely tend to bruise more commonly, some patients will experience little bit of dizziness after a treatment, or even these side effects are relatively uncommon.

There are some very rare side effects that can include for example puncturing of lungs, but this is exceedingly uncommon, exceeding rare especially when done by a trained professional. The most important thing to remember is that Acupuncture is a licensed profession in most sates and that patients who want acupuncture therapy should make sure that their practitioner has a current an incumbent license from their state medical board.