Ask an Acupuncturist

"Ask an Acupuncturist" is a public service of Michael Apelian, Carol Lee Callen, Martha Lucas, and Noel Wright all practicing acupuncturists, have offered to volunteer their time to answer generic, nonspecific questions about acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

While visitors may post any questions they wish, the posted answers to those questions should not be misconstrued as a diagnosis, prognosis or treatment recommendation. The posted answers do not in any way constitute the practice of acupuncture, medicine or any other health care profession.

Visitors are expected to consult their own health care provider regarding their specific case. Neither nor the licensed acupuncturists who answer the posts will be held liable for any action taken by a visitor in response to any post.

You need not use your real name or include your e-mail address when you post a question. Please allow two to three days for the practitioners to respond. In order to enter the "Ask an Acupuncturist" section of, visitors must agree to the above conditions.

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