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Acupuncture relieves chronic diarrhoea

Published On: Monday, September 13, 2021
Category: Wellbeing & Stress Care Clinic

Acupuncture treatment can significantly and safely improve symptoms and quality of life for adults with diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) or functional diarrhoea (FD),

The systematic review included 31 studies with 3234 patients. They found that acupuncture significantly reduced the number of stools per week, improved patients' overall symptoms, improved the total effective rate, decreased the recurrence rate, and reduced pain levels for patients. Acupuncture for Adults with Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome or Functional Diarrhea: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Neural Plast. 2020 Nov 22;2020:8892184.

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