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Stomach, Digestive, Intestinal Problems

Study Results Support Acupuncture for Functional Dyspepsia
Researchers discovered evidence supporting the use of acupuncture to treat symptoms of functional dyspepsia (FD), as documented in the 2015 edition of Evidence-Based Complementary and ...

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Chronic Constipation
In 2015, the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine published a study entitled "Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Chronic Constipation." Researchers performed a thorough analysis ...

Foods and Nutrients to Support a Healthy Digestive System
The importance of eating a balanced diet is paramount to maintaining a healthy digestive system. 'He that takes medicine and neglects diet, wastes the skills ...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Relief
The occasional bout of mild cramping, coupled with an urgency to use the bathroom is usually not a reason to worry, especially the morning after ...

Ginger for Intestinal Upset
Ginger has been found to increase the secretion of gastric juice. In fact, ginger can be used for most digestive upsets that involve nausea, vomiting ...

Studies Using Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Show Promise
A study published in 2014, entitled "Integrative Therapies and Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Current Evidence," investigates many complementary therapies to help symptoms of pediatric ...

Probiotic Supplements: Support for Your First Line of Defense
Your digestive system is likely the most vulnerable connection your body has with the outside world. Whatever you put into your mouth is going to ...

Acupressure for Nausea
Nausea is an uncomfortable urge to vomit, which can range from mild queasiness to serious distress. While nausea is not classified as a disease itself ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for the Treatment of Pernicious Anemia
Pernicious anemia is a blood disorder that occurs when the body ceases to absorb adequate amounts of vitamin B12, called cobalamin. This happens when certain ...

Can Acupuncture Help Patients with Celiac Disease?
Celiac disease goes by other names such as celiac spruce and gluten-sensitive enteropathy. There are also dozens of signs and symptoms, and new ones currently ...

How Acupuncture can Help Ulcerative Collitus
Ulcerative Colitis is part of a category of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and it presents with inflammation in the lining of the large ...

Acid Reflux? Try Acupuncture!
For some people, eating a heavy, spicy or fatty meal can produce the unmistakable signs of acid reflux. Symptoms can vary from a burning pain ...

Acupuncture for Chron's Disease
Crohn's disease is a medical condition that can cause chronic inflammation anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract--from the mouth all the way to the rectum. Often ...

Find Relief from Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A common disorder affecting 10 to 20 percent of adults at some point in their lives, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) was once called "spastic colon ...

Autoimmune Disease Support
A group of disorders in which the immune system attacks the body and destroys or alters tissues, there are more than 80 serious chronic illnesses ...

Hemorrhoids (Piles) and Traditional Chinese Medicine
As a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, I have had great results treating hemorrhoids (piles) with my patients. Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen veins in the ...

Revitalize Your Digestive Health with Acupuncture
More than 95 million Americans suffer from digestive disorders ranging from constipation, diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome to more serious conditions such as acid reflux ...

Acupuncture Treats Food Poisoning
Every year millions of people suffer from bouts of vomiting and diarrhea due to food poisoning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates ...

Chinese Medicine Doctor Saves Passengers on Flight with Emergency Acupuncture
Is there a doctor on board? Was the urgent plea for help from the pilot of a Boeing 747 on an Air China flight from ...

"Newest" Tool in Global Fight Against Childhood Killer? Ginger
Could one of the most widely used herbs in cooking around the world be just the right medicine for one of the deadliest conditions children ...

Red Yeast Rice (Hong Qu) - Chinese Herbal Medicine Fights Cholesterol
Red yeast rice (Hong Qu) is a substance made by fermenting a type of red yeast called Monascus purpureus over rice.The use of red yeast ...

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Acid Reflux Disease
Although the cause of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is still unknown, there are treatments available on the market to help with the symptoms and ...

Can acupuncture treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?
Yes, it can. An increasing number of studies have been conducted on treating IBS with Chinese medicine, with promising results. These studies have documented that ...

Gastrointestinal Disorders in Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medical Theory for Digestive Disorders In traditional Chinese medical theory, the Spleen is the key organ involved in gastro-intestinal disorders. The Spleen ...