Acupuncture for digestive problems

December 15, 2018

Acupuncture for digestion problems by Hailin Wu, OM Clinical / Faculty Supervisor

https://www.amcollege.edu/blog/acupuncture-for-digestive-problems

 

Acupuncture can help in treating many digestive disorders including

 

  • Bacterial infections

  • Peptic ulcers

  • Heartburn

  • Lactose intolerance

  • Gastrointestinal tract bleeding

  • Inflammatory conditions

  • Hiatus hernia syndrome

Acupuncture for gastrointestinal disorders - NCBI - NIH by JJY Sung

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1773431/

 

Acupuncture for gastrointestinal disorders: myth or magic

 

..has been widely used in the management of gastrointestinal disorders.

 

...Pilot studies have shown that

 

acupuncture is effective in a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders including 

nausea and vomiting, functional disorders (irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, and diarrhoea), peptic ulcer disease, Crohn’s disease, postoperative ileus

 

Acupuncture and Digestion by GI Society & CSIR

https://www.badgut.org/information-centre/a-z-digestive-topics/acupuncture-and-digestion/

 

For example, a patient may come in with symptoms of bloating and gas. After assessing her using TCM diagnostic criteria, the practitioner could select acupuncture points on her left hand between her thumb and index finger and sites below her knees. no specific treatment plan for every ailment but rather an individualized plan  

 

 

 

 

Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine & Digestive Center
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/integrative_medicine_digestive_center/services/acupuncture.html

 

 

 

 

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