Alternative Approaches > Acupuncture


March 22, 2013 — 9:45pm

After having strep throat at 18, I immediately became 95% covered in spots and was diagnosed with psoriasis. After months of topical and light treatments, I had decided I would be spot girl forever.

Then, when I returned home for winter break, a friend of the family told me of a brochure he saw in his acupuncturist’s office claiming it could treat psoriasis.

Although I was skeptical, I figured anything was worth a try. 11 years later, I only have one or two spots that reappear, usually in the winter.

Well worth the three weeks in acupuncture sessions.


  • Did you only go for one session? or over the 11 years have you gone multiple times?

Leave a comment

National Psoriasis FoundationNational Psoriasis Foundation Our Mission: To drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.

Copyright © 1996-2014 National Psoriasis Foundation/USA

Any duplication, rebroadcast, republication or other use of content appearing on this website is prohibited without written permission of National Psoriasis Foundation.

National Psoriasis Foundation does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content of external websites.

Member of Community Health Charities National Health CouncilFour Star Charity Navigator Rating

Submit a tip to It Works For Me

*Note: Your email address will not be shared.
Tip subject:
Enter your tip below
Submit tip »