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Addressing The Symptoms Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Using Moxibustion Therapy

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Within Chinese Medicine circles, moxibustion in Jacksonville is an often used treatment mainly used to eliminate ailments and strengthen the body. In Shanghai, Fudan University researchers recently performed an animal experiment to clarify the effects of moxibustion on the colon.

There are two kinds of moxibustion commonly administered on humans: direct and indirect moxibustion. In this animal experiment, the indirect method using a moxa roll was used. The rats used in the study have developed … Continue reading

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March 12th, 2019 at 12:55 pm

IBS And The Role Of The Spleen And Liver In Digestive Health

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Founded on the idea of harmony and balance between yin and yang, Chinese medicine uses an approach to digestive health quite different from that of modern Western medicine. Chinese medicine states that the liver is where the blood is stored. It is the organ system that normalizes the level of blood in circulation. Therefore, for nourishment, the liver’s health relies on the adequacy of blood flowing in the body.

In addition, the spleen has also … Continue reading

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January 30th, 2018 at 2:37 pm

Acupuncture Is A Proven Successful Treatment for Painful Symptoms of IBS

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It is easy to understand why there seems to be not enough safe and effective medical options for IBS as this condition is now considered by doctors to be merely a dysfunction (instead of a disease) and that there have been very few studies done about this health issue. There are other ways of addressing IBS besides the very important stress-reduction activities and other lifestyle changes that are required to properly manage this condition.

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Written by Valerie

March 26th, 2016 at 9:01 am

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Acupuncture and TCM can provide the patient relief of IBD or IBS symptoms

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Digestive disorders that can include Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) have been plaguing millions of individuals in the United States every year. IBS is actually the next leading cause of absenteeism in work or school just behind back pain. For IBD, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine is very beneficial in enabling sufferers of IBD to lead stress free and pain free lives. Although these two conditions have almost the same names, … Continue reading

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October 21st, 2014 at 5:10 am

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Acupuncture for IBS

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The more recent studies involving Chinese medicine treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) showed consistent positive results. These studies validated the effectiveness of Chinese medicine in treating IBS in a drug-free and safe way.

What is IBS?

Also known as mucus colitis or spastic colon, IBS is considered a syndrome because it consists of a collection of symptoms that differs for each affected person. This condition causes an abnormal movement of the large and small … Continue reading

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June 12th, 2014 at 7:41 am

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