Acupuncture Treatment of Chronic Gastritis
Chronic gastritis is caused by a variety of different causes of chronic gastric mucosal inflammatory lesions. Department of common diseases, the incidence of all kinds of stomach first. And the older, the higher the incidence. Is a common and frequently-occurring disease. In recent years, the incidence of this disease is on the rise, the slow development of chronic gastritis, some cases may be transformed into gastric cancer. People in modern society, life stress, mental stress, irregular diet, susceptible to gastrointestinal disease. Clinically, chronic gastritis can be divided into chronic superficial gastritis, chronic atrophic gastritis, chronic hypertrophic gastritis and chronic erosive gastritis. The treatment of chronic gastritis acupuncture mainly for the treatment of chronic superficial gastritis, chronic atrophic gastritis. Symptoms of chronic gastritis have abdominal pain and discomfort, after eating fullness belching, but many patients can be no symptoms. The etiology of this disease has not yet elucidated, there is no effective modern Western medicine treatment.
Clinical manifestations of chronic gastritis: chronic gastritis lack of specific symptoms, the severity of symptoms and gastric mucosal lesions is not the same. Most patients often asymptomatic or have different degrees of dyspepsia symptoms such as upper abdominal pain, loss of appetite, postprandial fullness, acid reflux and so on. Chronic atrophic gastritis patients may have anemia, weight loss, glossitis, diarrhea, individual patients with mucosal erosion were the more obvious abdominal pain, and may have to bleed, such as hematemesis, melena. Symptoms are often recurrent, no regular abdominal pain, pain often occurs during or after eating, most in the upper abdomen, umbilical, some patients are not fixed, light intermittent dull or dull pain, severe colic .
Chronic gastritis is generally divided into the following types:
1. Liver and discord: stomach pain or stomach pain, resulting in two rib pain, and more emotional. Frequent stomach gas inflation, a pantothenic acid performance. The treatment principle is “to adjust the liver meridian, conditioning breath,Eliminate pain”.
2. Spleen and stomach type: stomach burning pain, and more with the climate. Bad breath, mouth pain, yellow urine, stomach, abdominal fullness, mouth feel dry but do not want to drink water. The treatment principle is clear away pathogenic heat and removes the toxin.
3. Spleen and stomach type: stomach pain, stomach pain like warm, stomach massage or heat can relieve the stomach, and more related to the diet, after eating the stomach swelling, Limbs limp. The treatment principle is “Qi and spleen, the temperature in the pain.”
4. stomach deficiency type: stomach wrist burning pain, and more with alcohol, eating spicy food. Accompanied by dry mouth, dry stool and so on. The treatment principle is “nourishing yin and relieving stomach, clearing heat and relieving pain”.
Although chronic gastritis pain, vomiting, swelling of the liver, stagnation and other symptoms, but they are the external reflection of their pathological syndrome. Clinical treatment of its syndrome should also be in order to obtain better results. According to clinical manifestations, generally can be divided into liver Qi stagnation, spleen and stomach Deficiency and stomach heat three basic card type, for liver Qi stagnation, treatment should Shugan Qi and stomach pain. Often used in Zhongwan, Gansu, women, Tiguan, Zusanli, Yanglingquan and other points, such as anger fire stomach, pain potential urgent, can add Taichung points, if see hematemesis, melena who can geisha , Qinghai.
For the spleen and stomach Deficiency syndrome, the proposed rule Spleen Qi, temperature and stomach, acupuncture treatment :Pichu, weight, hangmen, Zhongwan, Zusanli, see if the food distribution Tianshu, Zhongfeng. For the Yin and stomach heat syndrome, should Yin and Yiwei, heat Runza for the law, acupuncture treatment of stomach Yu, Zhongwan, Neiguan, Sanyinjiao, too Creek, the Chamber, the dry mouth will end Jie Shan. The above clinical syndrome often mutual folder, treatment, need to be taken into account.
Information about the acupuncture treatment of Chronic Gastritis，Please call Adelaide Yihong Acupuncture Clinic or visit our website at www.adelaideacupuncture.com.au