Various conditions, which are characterized by inflammatory processes of the digestive system, especially of small intestine and large intestine, are collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease.
Diabetes is defined as a disease characterized by an increased level of glucose in blood. It stems from the fact that body is not able to transport glucose to the inside of cells. Thus, the level of glucose in blood is too high, while cells are starving to death.
Medicine recommends use of drugs expanding the bronchi, mucolitycs, antiinflamatory drugs, including corticosteroids. Patients mindfull of hazards linked with usage of drugs look for alternative therapies, also in accupunctute.
Patients suffering from stomach and duodenum ulcers often times look for help outside of mainstreem medicine. Clinical effectiveness of acupuncture as an auxiliary method in treatment of this illness is doubtless
There are no evidence what so ever for effectiveness of acupuncture in treatment of lung cancer of any sort. It is imperative, that such diagnosis should be followed by conventional treatment.
However, nausea and vomiting sometimes may be very strong, which not only may disturb everyday life but also may be harmful for developing fetus, because of electrolyte disorders, dehydration, and diaphragm spasm.
Modern medicine offers treatments based on agonists of β-adrenergic receptors, leading to the dilatation of muscles in the bronchi and anti-inflammatory drugs, mostly steroids. In this situation many patients look for other therapies, including acupuncture.
Since acupuncture is widely used in treatment of allergic diseases, including bronchial asthma or allergic rhinitis, relatively early its efficacy was investigated by the treatment of allergic rhinitisdisorders.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a chronic disease of unknown causes, which manifests itself in abdominal pain and alteration of bowel habits. The above symptoms do not result from any organic or biochemical changes. It is estimated that these dysfunctions of the gastrointestinal tract concern about every tenth person.
Therapies offered by modern medicine may be troublesome for patients and do not always guarantee success in the form of permanent weight reduction. For this reason, patients often try complementary therapies, and their interest in Chinese Medicine and acupuncture has been growing rapidly