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Pumping iron speeds intestinal transit

Working out may help you work it through. New research suggests strength training may rev up gastrointestinal transit time--how long it takes for food to get from the mouth through the stomach and intestines.

In a study of seven healthy but untrained men undergoing a 13-week strength-training program, bowel transit time accelerated by roughly 56 percent , compared to a no-exercise period before training (Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, April 1992).

Atropine-Induced HRV Alteration is Not Amended by Electroacupuncture on Zusanli

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Acupuncture is known to influence autonomic nervous activity. Acupuncture on Zusanli points has been shown to enhance the regularity of gastric myoelectrical activity and accelerate gastric empty...

A Single-Blinded, Randomized Pilot Study Evaluating Effects of Electroacupuncture in Diabetic Patients

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A Single-Blinded, Randomized Pilot Study Evaluating Effects of Electroacupuncture in Diabetic Patients with Symptoms Suggestive of Gastroparesis

Background and objectives: The current pharmacological management of diabetic gastroparesis remains difficult. Acupuncture has been widely used for gastrointestinal symptoms. The aim of this stud...

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