The Treatment of Constipation-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Acupuncture and Moxibustion: A Case Report

Joyce K. Anastasi and Bernadette Capili

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders in North America.The severity and chronic nature of this condition have a significant impact on health-related quality of life. With few effective therapies available, there is a need for integrative approaches to symptom management. This report describes a successful case of using acupuncture and moxibustion to reduce symptoms of constipationpredominant IBS.

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AuthorJoyce K. Anastasi and Bernadette Capili

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