Gerald Barra
Barros Arana, Concepción, Chile
5 years exp

Total years in practice: 5

Publish Date
August 02, 2018
24 Years, Female, Hispanic or Latino
Medical Condition
Acidity, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Women's Health and Pregnancy
Medical History

24 year girl 3 months pregnant came to us acid reflux and morning sickness. She had been very irritable and experienced mood swings.

Case Management

Acupuncture treament for GERD & Acidity

So I was advised to use Taiyin/Yangming, 8+1, or 4MM...have you had any experience treating this symptoms using one of this patterns. 

I used the following points:

- one arm ashi on LI channel

- other arm: PC3, 4, 6

- one leg: Tong Guan/Shan/Tian, Zusanli

- other leg: Xijian, Taichong

Scalp points for ren (acidity)

 In addition, I used Zhen Jing Dao Ma and ear Shen Me that helped improve her mood. 


After 2nd visit, before needling when she push the area of pain (where the acidity is) she felt pain. After needling insertion there was no pain.

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