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Complete response to acupuncture therapy in female patients with refractory interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome.

Posted by Peng Zhang on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, In : Urinary system
Ginekol Pol. 2017;88(2):61-67. doi: 10.5603/GP.a2017.0013. 
By Sönmez MG1, Kozanhan B. 

Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain syndrome (IC/BPS) is a considerable issue in urology and gynecology and unfortunately, the treatment options recommended are not fully efficient. Therefore, in this study we aimed to determine the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment in patients with refractory IC/BPS. 

MATERIAL AND METHODS: 12 refractory I...

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Acupuncture for Cystitis

Posted by Peng Zhang on Monday, February 18, 2013, In : Urinary system 
36-year-old Helena had suffered from cystitis for nearly three years. It first started after she had intercourse with her boyfriend one day and had recurred every two or three months, always after sex. As she and her boyfriend were moving together, she feared about the increasing chance of getting relapses. Because conventional medications couldn't stop the recurrence, she started to look for alternative treatments and after some research finally decided to try acupuncture. She also complaine...
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