Electroacupuncture treatment could increase weekly spontaneous bowel movements with a good safety profile.

This randomized clinical trial that included 100 patients with cancer and opioid-induced constipation found that the proportion of overall responders was greater with electroacupuncture (40.1%) than with sham electroacupuncture (9.0%) at week 8, a significant difference.

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JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6(2):e230310. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.0310

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