Example sentences for: acupuncture

How can you use “acupuncture” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In any local department store or street market you’re likely to come across some very Chinese inspirations: acupuncture charts and dolls, those ubiquitous thermos flasks, tea mugs with lids, padded jackets, posters, and so on.

  • There are a handful of studies suggesting effective relief of NVP by CAM therapies such as ginger [ 3 16 ] , manual acupuncture [ 17 18 ] , acupressure [ 3 ] and vitamin B6 [ 3 8 ] . Nevertheless, there is little research on the efficacy and safety of the full range of CAM modalities used by women to alleviate NVP.

  • The profile of hirsute New Age physician Andrew Weil criticizes his anecdotal approach to bee-venom therapy, acupuncture, and the like, but concludes that most of his recommendations--low-fat diet, exercise, vitamins--are medically sound.

  • Ineffective: chiropractic spinal manipulations did not seem to help with tension headaches; and acupuncture didn't do any better than placebos in the treatment of AIDS-related nerve damage.

  • The WP , USAT , the NYT , and the LAT all run front-page stories about how an NIH panel has for the first time concluded that acupuncture is an effective treatment for some kinds of pain and nausea and shows promise as a treatment for a variety of other conditions.


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