Electroacupuncture shows promise in severe chronic constipation

Electroacupuncture was non-inferior to Motegrity for the treatment of patients with severe chronic constipation, according to study results.Zhinshun Liu, MD, PhD, from the department of acupuncture and moxibustion at the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, and colleagues wrote that acupuncture is used for several GI disorders, and previous research has shown it might be effective for constipation.“Our previous trial indicated that 8-week electroacupuncture treatment was superior to sham electroacupuncture in increasing complete spontaneous bowel movements (CSBMs) in patients withRead More

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