Acupuncture for digestive disorders
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Digestive disorders involves the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum.
There are various causes of digestive problems, including:
- Excessive alcohol
- Poor diet
- Medications such as aspirin
4. Treatment for digestive disorders
Chinese herbal medicine is not often considered to treat digestive problems, yet it's very effective. It's been used for thousands of years to treat disorders of the spleen and stomach.
To read more abour how Chinese herbs can treat digestive disorders, read my academic article, a translation from a Chinese master.
David L. Diehl.The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.Feb 1999.27-45.http://doi.org/10.1089/acm.1999.5.27.
Takahashi, T. J Gastroenterol (2006) 41: 408. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00535-006-1773-6.
Jieyun Yin, Jiande D.Z. Chen, Gastrointestinal motility disorders and acupuncture, Autonomic Neuroscience, Volume 157, Issues 1–2, 2010, Pages 31-37, ISSN 1566-0702, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autneu.2010.03.007.