Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine have been used to treat men's health concerns for thousands of years . Many health concerns that men face respond extremely well to acupuncture treatments.
As many as 52% of men experience erectile dysfunction, with it affecting 40% of men at age forty, and 70% of men at age seventy. Men who suffer from heart disease, diabetes and are taking certain medications have higher risks of experiencing erectile dysfunction.
Researchers have found that certain Chinese herbs and acupuncture can significantly influence testosterone levels, thus improving erectile dysfunction. Traditional Chinese medicine can also be useful in treating men's reproductive health issues such as low sperm count, problems gaining and maintaining erections, diminished libido, urinary problems, and low energy.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading health problem affecting men. Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide. By integrating acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine into your self care regiment, you can dramatically reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The prostate undergoes many changes during the course of a man's life. The gland generally remains stable until men reach their mid-forties when, in most men, the prostate begins to enlarge. 50% of men in their sixties and nearly 90% of men in their seventies suffer from the symptoms of an enlarged prostate. Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer in men.
Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine can be effectively used to treat prostate problems by relieving related urinary symptoms and preventing the more serious conditions from occurring. Studies have shown that acupuncture is performed on men suffering from prostatitis benefit from improvement in their quality of life, a decrease in urinary difficulties, and an increase in urinary function.