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Observation on therapeutic effects of electroacupuncture for obesity polycystic ovary syndrome

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摘要

目的

观察电针对改变肥胖型多囊卵巢综合征(PCOS)患者的疗效。

方法

选择肥胖型PCOS患者22 例, 采用电针疗法。 治疗前后采用BMI评定和血清性激素测定, 对照比较疗效。

结果

电针治疗后与治疗前比较患者BMI、 促黄体生成素(LH)差异有统计学意义(P<0.05), 卵泡刺激素(FSH)、 睾酮(T)水平差异无统计学意义(P>0.05)

结论

电针疗法对减轻肥胖型PCOS患者BMI、 LH水平的疗效显著。 说明电针是治疗肥胖型PCOS的中医新方法之一。

Abstract

Purpose

To observe the therapeutic effect of electroacupuncture for obesity polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Methods

Twenty-two cases of the patients with obesity PCOS were treated with electroacupuncture. Before and after the treatments, BMI and serum sex hormones were determined to compare the therapeutic effects.

Results

In comparison between the patients before and after the treatments, there were significant differences (P<0.05) in BMI and luteinizing hormone (LH), but there was no significant difference (P>0.05) in follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and testosterone (T).

Conclusion

The therapeutic effect in electroacupuncture is obvious in lowering BMI and LH levels in PCOS patients, indicating that electroacupuncture is a new method in Chinese medicine for obesity PCOS.

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Author: ZHAN Min-jie (1980– ), female, physician

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Zhan, Mj., Wang, Hm. Observation on therapeutic effects of electroacupuncture for obesity polycystic ovary syndrome. J. Acupunct. Tuina. Sci. 6, 90–93 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11726-008-0090-4

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