Short stature in childhood and adulthood is one important concern. Most of people desire to get taller due to the thought that long height may help to improve the physical appearance and attractive personality or that to be unusually short may have social disadvantages. In fact, short stature (height) is one of major causes of concern and anxiety to children, adolescents, and parents. For this reason, interest in the growth promotion in childhood and adolescent periods is increasing. An improvement in the height is significantly associated with the bone growth in length. Bone growth in the length occurs at the growth plate by endochondral ossification,Laser acupuncture is one of interesting modalities of low-level laser therapy (LLLT), a noninvasive form of phototherapy, which is defined as the stimulation of traditional acupoints with low-intensity, nonthermal laser irradiation . The noninvasive and painless nature of treatment makes it useful for particularly providing children with holistic healthcare
It has been reported that acupuncture application in obesity treatment is effective in procuring weight loss. It can affect appetite, intestinal motility, and metabolism, as well as emotional factors such as stress. ... Acupuncture stimulates the auricular branch of the vagal nerve and raises serotonin levels.
In treating PCOS with acupuncture, needles are placed along the acupuncture meridians related to the reproductive system. ... The study found that the electro-acupuncture treatments led to more regular menstrual cycles, reduced testosterone levels and reduced waist circumference