Frontiers in Medical Science Research, 2022, 4(11); doi: 10.25236/FMSR.2022.041103.
Xu Dan, Kuang Mengfei, Liu Ya
Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, China
Constipation is a common clinical disease, its pathogenesis is complex, and long-term constipation will cause great harm to the human body and mind. Although Western medicine is effective in treating constipation, the long-term effect is not good, and it cannot solve the long-term symptoms of patients from the source; Chinese medicine treatment pays attention to the overall concept, pays attention to the fundamentals of treatment, in order to seek long-term curative effect. Simultaneous treatment of lungs and intestines is a unique treatment method of traditional Chinese medicine, which embodies the same treatment of viscera and upper and lower, so as to achieve the purpose of treating diseases. This article mainly discusses the theoretical basis of the simultaneous treatment of lungs and intestines from three aspects: the historical origin of traditional Chinese medicine, the theoretical basis of traditional Chinese medicine, and the theoretical basis of Western medicine, as well as the embodiment of simultaneous treatment of lung and intestine in traditional Chinese medicine, prescriptions, acupuncture, enema, etc., to discuss the treatment of constipation, so as to provide more ideas for the treatment of constipation in the future.
Constipation, Simultaneous treatment of lung and intestines, From the lung to treat the intestines, Theoretical basis, Traditional Chinese Medicine
Xu Dan, Kuang Mengfei, Liu Ya. From the Simultaneous Treatment of Lung and Intestines Theory to Treat Constipation. Frontiers in Medical Science Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 11: 12-18. https://doi.org/10.25236/FMSR.2022.041103.
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