Integrative Cancer Care, Medical Acupuncture

Effects from acupuncture in treating anxiety

Effects from acupuncture in treating anxiety: integrative review.


among 514 articles, 67 were selected to be fully read and 19 were included. Among these, 11 were found to have strong evidence levels. (…) Its results showed positive and statistically significant effects from using acupuncture for treating subjects with anxiety.


acupuncture seems to be a promising treatment for anxiety; however, there is a need for improving the methodological quality of the research on this field.