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VAS acupuncture, also known as Vega Testing or Electroacupuncture According to Voll (EAV), is a diagnostic tool used by some practitioners of acupuncture and other alternative therapies. It involves the use of a device that measures changes in electrical conductivity on the skin when a small electrical current is applied to acupuncture points. The theory behind VAS acupuncture is that the electrical conductivity of the skin can provide information about the health of the body and the functioning of its organs. By measuring changes in conductivity at specific acupuncture points, practitioners can identify areas of imbalance or dysfunction in the body and develop a treatment plan to address them. However, the use of VAS acupuncture is controversial, and its effectiveness has not been scientifically proven. Critics argue that the device used to measure electrical conductivity is not reliable, and that the results are subjective and open to interpretation. As with any alternative therapy, it's important to consult with a qualified healthcare provider before trying VAS acupuncture or any other unconventional treatment.