The combined use of acupuncture and Chinese medicines for treatment of menopausal syndrome--a clinical report of 63 cases

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The combined use of acupuncture and Chinese medicines for treatment of menopausal syndrome--a clinical report of 63 cases

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Date

2008

volume

28(1)

Research Type

RCT

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate therapeutic effects of the combined use of acupuncture and Chinese medicines in 63 cases of menopausal syndrome. METHODS: Ninety-three cases of menopausal syndrome were randomly divided into 2 groups. Sixty-three cases of the treatment group were treated by the combined use of acupuncture and Chinese medicines. Thirty cases in the control group were only given Western medicines. RESULTS: The total effective rate was 96.83% in the treatment group, and 73.33% in the control group. CONCLUSIONS: The combined use of acupuncture andChinese medicines is more effective for treating menopausal syndrome.

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Frequency of Treatment

>1/WK

Time in Treatment

8 Weeks

has health condition studied

Climacteric

has study population number

93

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