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Acupuncture points are believed to stimulate the central nervous system, said John Hopkins Medicine.
The site continued: “This, in turn, releases chemicals into the muscles, spinal cord, and brain.
“These biochemical changes may stimulate the body’s natural healing abilities and promote physical and emotional well-being.
“National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies have shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment alone or in combination with conventional therapies.”