Effect of Acupuncture for Postprandial Distress Syndrome

RCT (n=278 in China) found acupuncture (AC) resulted in increased response rate (83 v 51.6%, p<0.001) and elimination rate of all 3 cardinal symptoms (postprandial fullness, upper abdominal bloating & early satiation; 27.8 v 17.3%, p=0.034) after 4 weeks of treatment vs. sham AC.


Annals of Internal Medicine