Ailments Irmgard Acupunctuur Groningen

Ailments

My treatment involves the person as a whole and I tackle the root of the problem.
Consultations will be for

  • Acute complaints
  • Chronic complaints (for which the traditional route has already been exhausted)
  • For maintaining good health and illness prevention

Below you will find a summary of complaints that can be treated with acupuncture. Click on the items to read more.
It is not possible to cover all complaints on the website. If you cannot find your complaint amongst those mentioned below, please do not hesitate to contact me in order to find out what I can do to help you.

WHO (World Health Organisation) Acupuncture list

Allergies
food, house mite, animal, pollen.

Chest
tightness in the chest, heavy feeling, pain, palpitations.

Joints
stiffness, pain, restriction of movement, arthrosis, rheumatism, joint inflammation, bursitis, muscle or tendon pain, weakness, tremors, cramps, neck and back complaints, tennis elbow, fibromyalgia, sprains, sports injuries, recovery after orthopaedic procedures.

Gynaecology
menstrual complaints, PMS (premenstrual syndrome), menopause, sensitive or painful breasts, certain types of fertility problems, thrush (Candida), guidance through a IUI/IVF/ICSI treatment.

Head
headache, migraine, hair loss, facial pain, dizziness (Ménière, for example), heavy feeling in the head.

Skin
perspiration problems, itchiness, dry skin, eczema, acne, cold sores, shingles, psoriasis, boils, ulcers.

Internal complaints
anaemia, cold intolerance, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, thyroid complaints, diabetes, overweight.

Ear, nose and throat
(chronic) rhinitis, sinusitis, Para nasal sinusitis, allergic cold, hay fever, ear ache, ear infection, tinnitus, types of deafness, cough, hoarseness, sore throat, speech problems, lump-in-the-throat sensation, gum problems, tooth ache, mouth ulcers, bad breath, bitter taste in the mouth, dry mouth, hyper salivation, cold sores.

Children
cough, cold, asthma, bronchitis, throat infection, bowel complaints, stomach ache, bed-wetting, sleep problems, teething, eczema, ear ache/ear infection.

Limbs
cold limbs, heavy feeling, fluid retention (oedema).

Airways
(chronic) colds, weak immune system, shortness of breath, asthma, bronchitis, hyperventilation.

Mental
slaapstoornissen, veel dromen, hyperventilatie, rusteloosheid, angst, flauwvallen, dwangmatig huilen of lachen, depressiviteit, snel schrikken, vergeetachtigheid, anorexia nervosa, lusteloosheid, gebrek aan energie, algehele zwakte, overspannenheid, stress, burnout[sleep disorders, dreams, hyperventilation, restlessness, fear, fainting, compulsive crying, or laughing, depression, quickly startled, forgetfulness, anorexia nervosa, lethargy, sluggishness, general weakness, emotional exhaustion, stress, burn out.

Digestion
nausea, lack of appetite, heartburn, belching, stomach ache, gastrointestinal conditions, diarrhoea, constipation, stomach cramps, stomach rumbling, bloated stomach, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), hemorrhoids (piles).

Eyes
eye infections, itchy eyes, teary eyes, dry eyes, burning eyes, blurry or blotchy vision, bad vision.

Urinary tract
urinary tract infection, incontinence, gall or kidney stones, impotence, weakened fertility, premature or nocturnal ejaculation, and prostate complaints.

Addictions
smoking, eating, alcohol, drugs.

Nervous system
–intercostal neuralgia (nerve pain between the ribs);
-sciatica;
-neuralgia after shingles;
-facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia
after effects of whiplash (pain, dizziness, tiredness, loss of concentration), epilepsy, after effects of strokes and cerebral haemorrhages.

Pregnancy complaints
nausea, acidic regurgitation, breech birth, induce labour, pain after giving birth, stimulating breastfeeding, mastitis.

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