Digestion Relief Research Studies
Acupuncture for Crohn’s, Colitis, and Irritable Bowel
An overview conducted by German scientists and published in the 2007 World Journal of Gastroenterology found a total of 18 relevant trials for acupuncture and digestive disorders as published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine. They concluded that the quality of life of patients treated with acupuncture improved significantly, especially notable were Crohn’s, Colitis, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a condition usually very difficult to treat.
Acupuncture Helps Nausea and Vomiting
More than three dozen studies have been conducted demonstrating acupuncture’s efficacy in treating nausea and vomiting. A well known acupuncture point known as P6 located on the inner wrist has been extensively studied for its effects on nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy as well as post- operative and chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.