Tag Archives: Arthritis

Bloodletting as good as western medicine for gouty arthritis with less side effects

Pub Med

Background: Bloodletting therapy is widely used to relieve acute gouty arthritis. However, limited evidence-based reports exist on the effectiveness and safety of bloodletting therapy. This systematic review aims to evaluate the feasibility and safety of bloodletting therapy in treating gouty arthritis. Methods: Seven databases were exhaustively screened from the date of establishment …

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Acupuncture and Chinese herbs beat western medicine in the treatment of gouty arthritis

Pub Med

Background: Gouty arthritis is a common metabolic disease caused by long-term purine metabolism and elevated serum uric acid. In recent years, the incidence of gouty arthritis has been increasing year by year. As an effective method for treating gouty arthritis, acupuncture combined with herbal medicine has been widely used in clinical …

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