In discussing the acupuncture treatment of Crohn’s disease, lets first have a brief review of this illness. Of prime importance- it has to be diagnosed, treated and followed up by tests on a regular basis, by the patient’s medical family doctor and by a consultant specialist hospital doctor.
Spring has started and many people focus their attention again on a healthy diet and lifestyle. I see many patients in my clinic at this time of the year with recurrent digestive complaints and bowel problems.
IBS is a very common condition, between 10-20percent of people have IBS symptoms at some time. More than 80% of sufferers are women. IBS is seen as an umbrella or blanket diagnosis for symptoms which can be ill defined or changeable, but it can be described medically as over or underactive contractions of the large […]
Gastro-intestinal conditions are amongst the most common to be seen in a GPs surgery, and are equally common in Acupuncture clinics. Broadly these conditions might be grouped as 1) Non serious digestive complaints and 2) Chronic gastro-intestinal conditions.