Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 116–117 | Cite as

Acupuncture treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome based on differentiation of symptoms and signs

  • Wu Xue-yu
Clinical Report


According to differentiation of traditional Chinese medicine, Irritable Bowel Syndrome was classified into two types, disharmony of the liver and spleen and deficiency of the heart and spleen, which were treated with acupuncture respectively. As a result, of 31 cases, 25 cases had marked effectiveness, 5 cases had effectiveness and 1 case had ineffectiveness.

Key Words

Acupuncture Therapy Syndrome Differ Classification Irritable Bowel Syndrome 

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© Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wu Xue-yu
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  1. 1.Acupuncture DepartmentShanghai No.10 People's Hospital Affiliated to Tongji UniversityShanghaiP.R. China

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