Acupuncture and seizures

valeriedl

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I was having problems with my neck and I had acupuncture. It helped a ton and I'll be going back a few more times to see how it is working. The acupuncturist said that there is a chance that it might help reduce my seizures. Has anyone ever heard of this happening or tried it?
 

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There aren't a lot of studies connecting acupuncture and seizure control (in part because it's hard test with a control group or rule out placebo effect) but to the extent that you can reduce stress and pain that's gotta be a plus in terms of triggers. You sleep better for one! I've also heard of some folks using acupuncture to help with med side effects.

There’s some anecdotal success:

But most of the studies are inconclusive at best:
 
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