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Medical News Today: What are the top essential oils for constipation?

A look at the best essential oils for constipation. Included is a look at the facts of constipation and common reasons for the condition.
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Constipation is a common problem that can affect anyone. In this article, learn about 13 different home remedies that can help treat constipation.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news
Conclusions • This case study supports an alternative, multifaceted approach to the treatment of SIBO and commonly associated symptoms. PMID: 28646815 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Altern Ther Health Med Source Type: research
Commentary on: Liu Z, Yan S, Wu J, et al. Acupuncture for Chronic Severe Functional Constipation: A Randomized Trial. Ann Intern Med 2016;165:761–9. Context Chronic idiopathic constipation has been reported in ~11% of south Asian populations.1 Pharmacological agents, such as the 5-HT4 receptor agonist, prucalopride, result not only in increased spontaneous bowel movements (SBMs) but also in increased adverse events in the Asian population.2 Therefore, alternative therapies are being researched. Multiple abdominal points (‘acupoints’) have been associated with stimulation of parasympathetic nerve...
Source: Evidence-Based Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Therapeutics/Prevention Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThe purpose of the study was to catalog the most recent available literature regarding the use of conservative measures in treatment of pelvic floor disorders.Recent FindingsPelvic floor disorders encompass abnormalities of urination, defecation, sexual function, pelvic organ prolapse, and chronic pain, and can have significant quality of life implications for patients. Current guidelines recommend behavioral modifications and conservative treatments as first-line therapy for pelvic floor disorders. We have reviewed the literature for articles published on physical, complementary, and alternative t...
Source: Current Urology Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Conclusion In this opinion paper, we offer information on evidence-based complementary therapies that have been reported to improve patient satisfaction in the management of pain related to IBS. It would behoove physicians and patients to utilize an integrative approach that includes conventional and proven alternative therapies for IBS treatment.
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Xiao ’er Qixingcha (EXQ) has been extensively applied to relieve dyspepsia and constipation in children for hundreds of years in China. However, the therapeutic mechanism underlying its efficacy remained to be ...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsPEG and PEG  + PM are equally effective and safe in the treatment of children with chronic constipation. Nevertheless, further studies are needed to show if adding Bifidobacteria strains to conventional therapy may lead to a better long-term outcome.
Source: Italian Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Authors: Wu X, Zheng C, Xu X, Ding P, Xiong F, Tian M, Wang Y, Dong H, Zhang M, Wang W, Xu S, Xie M, Huang G Abstract Background and Aim. To investigate the efficacy and safety of electroacupuncture (EA) with different current intensities for functional constipation (FC) and to assess whether the effects of EA with different current intensities are superior to the mosapride. Methods. Patients with FC were randomly divided into low current intensity group (LCI), high current intensity group (HCI), and mosapride group (MC). The primary outcome was three or more spontaneous bowel movements (SBMs) per week and an incre...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Korean cactus Cheonnyuncho (Opuntia humifusa) is rich in pectin, phenols, flavonoids, and minerals such as calcium and phosphorus. Some Koreans drink Cheonnyuncho juice prepared by grinding Cheonnyuncho with wate...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
The study aimed to validate a scale to assess the severity of “Yin deficiency, intestine heat” pattern of functional constipation based on the modern test theory.
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
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