Advantages/Disadvantages of acupuncture?!

Question: Advantages/Disadvantages of acupuncture.?
Hey, i'd just like to know some common advantages and disadvantages of acupuncture.. IM thinking of doing it but i just want some opinions.. Point form please..Health Question & Answer

I love acupuncture!! I had it done once and I haven't needed it since! (That was 2 years ago..)
+Natural alternative to artificial chemicals that wreck havoc on your body
+It only takes about an hour from start to finish
+Most problems can be helped in as few as two or three sessions
+It's very relaxing and all natural
+The needles are about the diameter of a human hair!!

-It can be more expensive ($50-$60 or more depending on who you go to and where you live)
-It's hard to muster the courage to go if you have needlephobia
-Sometimes the pricks can hurt the slightest bit.. (if they hit a chee spot [where your energy flows strongly] it can be uncomfortable but not painful)

*Note* If you do decide to get acupuncture, make sure you go to a licensed acupuncturist!! Some chiropracters will do acupuncture even though they didn't lear how to in school.. A licensed acupuncturist will be able to help you better than one who did not go to a specialized school for that..

I think you should try it at least once and see how you like it!! You may find you like it alot..Health Question & Answer

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