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Leading acupuncture specialist for facial rejuvenation, pain relief, stress relief, fertility, fatigue, anxiety.
Based at Kensington and Chelsea at Central London. Qualified as a medical doctor in Western medicine in China with a Medical degree from Beijing, China and a PhD degree from the UK. Many year research and clinical experiences. This blog is for information only.

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Maggie Ju (2014) Current opinion in acupuncture on stroke rehabilitation

The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 21 Issue 2 September 2014 P9

Maggie Ju. (2015) What Part Does Acupuncture Play in IVF?

The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 22 Issue 1 March 2015 P21

Maggie Ju (2020) The Potentiality of COVID-19 Treatment with Chinese Herbal Medicine in the UK

The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 27 Issue 2 November 2020 P9


Thursday, 8 February 2018

Acupuncture helps reducing pain in kidney stones

Kidney stones are stone-like lumps that develop in the kidneys. This is caused by that the waste products in the blood can occasionally form crystals accumulated in the kidneys. These crystals may build up to form a hard stone-like lump. To avoid getting kidney stones, it is important to drink plenty of water every day and prevent dehydration. This will keep your urine diluted and prevent kidney stone formation. If there is a kidney stone, your body will pass it out of the body in urine by passing through the urinary system (the kidneys, kidney tubes and bladder. Small stones may be passed out painlessly in the urine and may be unnoticed. If a stone is big enough to block the urinary system, often in the ureter or the urethra part, it will cause severe pain which typically starts in the side or back and radiates to lower abdomen or groin or urinary tract infection. Kidney stones are a common condition affecting 2-3% population and they are recurrent. Acupuncture can help to reduce the pain caused by the kidney stones and can reduce and amount of analgesic reagents used in the patients with kidney stones. A study on 102 patients from Germany showed that the analgesic effect of acupuncture was significantly superior to the effect of analgesics.

References

Hodzic J et al Urologe A (2007) 46:740

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