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Ulcers: CAM Therapies for Specific Conditions

  • Among the conditions that have been treated with Qi Gong exercises are ulcers.

 

  • Bupleurum, one of the most frequently used herbs in Japanese medicine, is used sometimes for treating ulcers, as well as other conditions.

 

  • Acupuncture is occasionally used as a treatment for duodenal ulcers, and also for ulcerative colitis depending on a patient's specific symptoms.

 

  • Ayurvedic medicine is used to treat ulcers. According to this approach, pitta people are most likely to suffer from ulcers. Herbs are usually used to treat the condition.

 

 

 

 

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