Even if you've never undergone acupuncture yourself, chances are that you've at least seen a depiction of the prickly practice on television. This article answers the age-old question, "Does acupuncture hurt?"
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Acupuncture is a centuries-old Chinese medical practice that is believed by many to accelerate weight loss. Learn more about acupuncture and what conclusions have been drawn in medical studies regarding weight loss.