Oriental medicine is used as primary health care. A common sample of regularly treated disorders follows:
- Ear Nose and Throat Disorders such as acute sinusitis, acute rhinitis, the common cold, acute tonsillitis, ear infections and tinnitus.
- Respiratory Disorders such as acute bronchitis and bronchial asthma (especially in children and patients without complicating diseases)
- Eye Disorders such as acute conjunctivitis, central retinitis, myopia ( in children) and cataract (without complications).
- Mouth Disorders such as toothache, post extraction pain, gingivitis and acute or chronic pharyngitis.
- Gastro-Intestinal Disorders such as spasms of the esophagus and cardia, hiccough, gastroposis, acute and chronic gastritis, gastric hyperacidity, chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief), acute duodenal ulcer (without complications), acute and chronic colitis, acute bacillary dysentery, constipation and diarrhea.
- Neurological and Musculo-Skeletal Disorders such as headache, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, facial palsy (within 3-6 months of onset), pareses following stroke, peripheral neuropathies, sequelae of poliomyelitis (within 6 months of onset), Meniere’s disease, neurogenic bladder dysfuction, nocturnal enuresis, intercostals neuralgia, cervicobrachial syndrome, “frozen shoulder”, “tennis elbow”, sciatica, low back pain, osteoarthritis and dizziness.
- Circulstory Disorders such as hypertension, angina pectoris, and arteriosclerosis.
- Urogenital Disorders such as stress incontinence, urinary tract infections and sexual dysfunction.
- Gynecological and Fertility Disorders such as irregular, heavy or painful menstruation, infertility in women and men, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), peri and postmenopausal symptoms.
- Emotional and Psychological Disorders including depression and anxiety.
- Supportive therapy for many other Chronic and painful disorders.
Of course this is just a partial list. Many more disorders may be successfully treated.