Does Acupuncture help with long COVID?

32 per cent of people diagnosed with covid-19 still experience fatigue 12 weeks later, while 22 per cent have cognitive impairments. This insidious virus has been shown to cause neurological and cardiovascular damage. Furthermore, it has been shown to cause diabetes.

Does acupuncture help for long covid? Some studies exploring the potential of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in treatment of COVID and sequelae offered encouraging results. We also have some success with our patients. Nonetheless, the reality is, there is still little understanding what is causing the symptoms associated with long COVID. Both acupuncture and Chinese medicine are worth trying. Nonetheless they are considered experimental treatments in this situation. And so would be any pharmacologic treatments prescribed by your GP.