Washington, Aug 26 ANI | 3 months ago

A new research has suggested that auriculotherapy may help in managing constipation.

The research conducted by Hospital of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jiangsu Province Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Southeast University School of Public Health, Nanjing, China, compared the effectiveness of auriculotherapy in managing and relieving constipation and in alleviating symptoms associated with constipation between affected patients and a control group.

Auriculotherapy is a form of acupuncture that involves stimulating targeted points on the outer ear.

The study is published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

(Posted on 26-08-2014)

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