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IBS – Research

January 17th, 2013 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

Acupuncture Beats Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome  07 January 2013 01:14   Acupuncture combined with moxibustion is more effective than conventional ‘western’ medicine for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). A new meta-analysis of 11 research investigations with a sample size of over 950 patients shows that acupuncture with moxibustion leads to better clinical outcomes…..

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IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome

May 26th, 2012 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

Constipation and/or diarrhoea is often associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Although around 20% of the adult population are estimated to suffer from IBS, most people showing symptoms may be unaware that the condition exists. IBS is a disorder of the gut in which the sufferer experiences abdominal pain, bloating or discomfort and a change…..

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Bowel Problems Research

January 25th, 2010 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

ACUPUNCTURE & THE GASTRIC SPHINCTER Inappropriate relaxation of the muscular lower oesophageal sphincter (LES) is associated with gastric reflux and heartburn. Now a study has shown that electrical non-needle stimulation of Neiguan P-6 can reduce the rate of LES relaxation by 40%. Fourteen healthy (no heartburn) volunteers were treated either at Neiguan P-6 or a…..

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