A 2015 study in the World Journal of Gastroenterology looked at a decade of studies available via PubMed investigating the use of acupuncture in the treatment of various GI disorders.
It reports that, "Acupuncture is beneficial as an alternative therapy for the management of chemotherapy induced nausea, post-operative nausea and vomiting, peptic ulcer disease and post-operative ileus, as well as other functional disorders including irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, and diarrhea." Click here to view the abstract and published article.
Jamie Wolfe (M.S., L.Ac.)
Jamie is a Licensed Clinical Acupuncturist whose work focuses around patients struggling with or in recovery from eating disorders as well as performing and visual artists. She holds a Masters of Science in Acupuncture from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in Manhattan, is a member of the Acupuncture Society of New York, and is a nationally Certified and Designated Diplomate of Acupuncture by NCCAOM.