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My father who is a 55-year-old politician recently suffered a stroke. Although he has now been discharged from the hospital, he still has some muscle weakness in some parts of the body. The family has been advised to try acupuncture but I am afraid if this will work. It is also very expensive.  Kindly advise.

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Acupuncture therapy for stroke-caused conditions such as paralysis, speech and swallowing problems, and depression is commonly used in countries such as China and Japan. Studies from these countries indicate that patients get well faster, perform better in self-care, require less nursing and…

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