Tag Archives: Gout

Si Miao Wan prevents and treats gout

Pub Med

Background: Gout is a common disease with high incidence due to unhealthy diet and living habits. Si Miao Wan, as a classic formula consisted of four common herbs, has been widely used in clinical practice since ancient times to prevent and treat gout. However, the pharmacological mechanism of Simiao Powder is …

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Chinese herbs act like prebiotics to treat gout

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Objectives: Gout is a common disease caused by hyperglycemia. Traditional drugs for gout have both good therapeutic effects and serious side effects. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is one of the potential sources of modern medicine, and is the development of new drugs for many diseases, including gout. TCM is an indispensable …

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

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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

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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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Traditional Chinese medicine improves recovery from gout

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Objective: To evaluate the curative effect of integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine on gout, and to investigate the therapy timing and exact treatment options of integrated medicine. Methods: Totally 860 patients were enrolled, including 460 patients with intermittent gout, 200 patients with active Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) syndrome (TCM syndrome score …

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