Acupuncture and Chinese medicine for IBS and constipation

If you suffer from IBS and/or constipation, have you thought of trying acupuncture and Chinese medicine? But don’t take my word for it – the research evidence for their beneficial effects of acupuncture and Chinese medicine for digestive problems is continuing to build. Hot off the press recently is a Chinese trial that found acupuncture not only significantly improved constipation, but actually healed the gut among patients with IBS ( Another recent study of acupuncture for constipation found that it significantly increased the frequency of bowel movements in patients with constipation (, while an Australian study found that Chinese herbal medicine significantly reduces the symptoms of constipation-predominant IBS ( So if your bowels aren’t moving freely, consider giving acupuncture or Chinese medicine a try.

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