Digestive Disorders

Acupuncture and herbal medicine relieve chronic ulcerative colitis: Research

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in Digestive Disorders, Gas and Bloating | 0 comments

New research confirms that acupuncture and herbal medicine relieve chronic ulcerative colitis. Herbal MedicineThis disorder is an inflammatory disease of the intestines that most commonly affects the innermost lining of the large intestine and rectum. It is a contiguous expanses of inflamed tissue that may spread deeply into affected regions. Biomedical treatments include anti-inflammatory drugs, immunosuppression and surgical removal of parts of the intestines. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a combination of acupuncture and herbs are used to treat this disorder. TCM case histories for the successful treatment of chronic ulcerative colitis date back over 1,000...

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Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine can cure Ulcerative Colitis (UC): Research

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in Conditions and Symptoms, Digestive Disorders, Gas and Bloating | 0 comments

New research finds a very powerful Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herb effective in resolving ulcerative colitis. The patients examined in the study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology suffered from intractable ulcerative colitis and were unresponsive to conventional drug therapy. After use of the herbal medicine, 6 of the 7 patients in the study were able to completely discontinue the use of anti-inflammatory medications. This included the use of aminosalicylates, corticosteroids and azathioprine. Endoscopy and symptomatic responses showed everything from significant clinical improvements to a complete resolution of the condition. Herbal...

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