Electrical stimulation alleviates abdominal pain, symptoms in IBS with constipation

Transcutaneous electrical acustimulation improved abdominal pain and constipation symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome compared with a sham procedure, according to a study published in American Journal of Gastroenterology.“In the past few years, transcutaneous electrical acustimulation (TEA), a noninvasive method that replaces needles [with] surface electrodes, has been found to improve chronic constipation, postoperative recovery, abdominal pain and functional dyspepsia,” Zhihui Huang, PhD, of Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital at Zhejiang University School of Medicine inRead More

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