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How does acupuncture treat multiple sclerosis?

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Some people report that acupuncture, a practice that places needles at specific points in the body, relieves symptoms like pain, muscle spasms, or bladder control problems. However, scientific studies haven’t found for sure that it works for people with multiple sclerosis.

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Complementary & Alternative Medicine."

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation: "Alternative Treatment options."

Yadav, V. , May 2010. Expert Review of Clinical Immunology

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 30, 2019

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Complementary & Alternative Medicine."

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation: "Alternative Treatment options."

Yadav, V. , May 2010. Expert Review of Clinical Immunology

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 30, 2019

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