Hypertension Acupuncture Moves Toward the Mainstream

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By ANAHAD O'CONNOR, Published: September 28, 2004 Three years ago, Alfred Szymanski could not seem to get his blood pressure under control. He ran 10 miles a week, stuck to a healthy diet and was on a hypertension medication, all to no avail. His doctor suggested switching medications, but Mr. Szymanski, wary of side effects, decided to try something he had always wondered about: acupuncture.

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