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Acupuncture Treatment For Post-Surgery Nausea And Vomiting


Acupuncture could hold the key in treating patients with nausea and vomiting, particularly after going through surgery, according to a study published by acupuncture and traditional medicine resource (

(21 April 2009) - - Acupuncture could hold the key to preventing nausea and sickness, according to a study into the benefits of acupuncture published by online Chinese medicine resource (

According to the study, pressuring the P6 point on the wrist can have a dramatic effect on postoperative nausea, suffered by some 80% of patients undergoing surgery, to provide a cost effective, safe way to improve the lives of patients.

Elie Goldschmidt of believes the breakthrough will ultimately see acupuncture become more of a staple in mainstream medicine, as the medical profession wakes up to the benefits of traditional treatments and remedies.

“Our study confirms the latest findings by The Cochrane Collaboration, that acupuncture can have a positive impact on patients suffering from postoperative nausea and vomiting. By safely stimulating the P6 point in the wrist, patients can see a real decline in feelings of sickness, as the brain releases serotonin and dopamine which combat nausea-inducing chemicals in the body.” is full of useful information and resources for both patients looking to learn more about acupuncture and how it can help them, and practitioners looking to grow their business and attract more patients in their local area. For practitioners, we also have a directory you can sign up to, complete with website link and interactive map function to show patients how to find you, allowing you to boost your business online. Dedicated as we are to seeing acupuncture feature more heavily in mainstream medicine, offers the chance for both patients and practitioners to learn more about and promote the interests of acupuncture and traditional Chinese remedies.” is one of the Internet’s most complete acupuncture directories, serving practitioners across the US and indeed the rest of the world through its practitioner database.

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