Research shows acupuncture can be more effective than medication for indigestion

(Natural News) Acupuncture has been around for literally thousands of years now. Having originated in Ancient China, there’s a fair chance that it has already been used to treat all of the most common kinds of disorders and diseases. Now there’s a new study where researchers have measured the efficacy of acupuncture in treating one...
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Abstract Clioquinol was used in the mid-1900s as an amebicide to treat indigestion and diarrhea. However, it was withdrawn from the market in Japan because it was linked to subacute myelo-optic neuropathy (SMON). The pathogenesis of SMON has not yet been elucidated in detail. As reported previously, we performed a global analysis on human neuroblastoma cells using DNA chips. The global analysis and quantitative PCR demonstrated that the mRNA level of interleukin-8 (IL-8) was significantly increased when SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells were treated with clioquinol. An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay also demonstrated...
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Authors: Katsumata R, Shiotani A, Murao T, Ishii M, Fujita M, Matsumoto H, Haruma K Abstract The gastrointestinal symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome are strongly related to impaired quality of life (QOL), especially in diarrhea-predominant. The gene polymorphisms associated with serotonin, or 5-hydroxytryptamine, alter gastrointestinal symptoms and mental status. We aimed to evaluate the effects of gene polymorphisms on gastrointestinal symptoms, psychological conditions, and QOL, and compare these between patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (n = 62) and healthy controls (n ...
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Upset stomach, or indigestion, is usually no cause for concern. It is often possible to treat the symptoms using home remedies. In this article, we look at 21 of the most popular natural remedies for treating an upset stomach, including how they work and how to use them. We also explain when to see a doctor.
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The trial, led by Professor Janus Jankowski at the University of Central Lancashire, split 2,563 people with Barrett's oesophagus into four groups.
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MORAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Milk got your stomach feeling sour? Dairy companies looking for ways to appeal to people who avoid milk because of indigestion are promoting what they describe as a natural, easier-drinking alternative. It’s called A2 milk, which is produced by a subset of cows that produce milk lacking a protein that backers say is associated with milk’s dyspeptic tendencies. That A2 claim has its skeptics, but the bet is that consumers will pay an extra dollar or more per half-gallon to drink milk that might not cause indigestion, gas and bloating. “Our approach has been, ‘Listen, if you...
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