In 2014, 17.7% of Canadians aged 12 and older(5.3 million people) reported being diagnosed with high blood pressure.Middle-aged Canadians face a stagging 90 percent chance of developing the condition.
As we know that the drugs used to treat it must be taken daily, usually for a lifetime. And they may have side effects, such as fatigue, depression and dizziness.
So more and more patients are looking for alternatives for relieving hypertension. And ancient Chinese acupuncture does indeed lower blood pressure. At Oriental Acupuncture Clinic, a substantial number of our patients have responded very well with the acupuncture treatments.