Acupuncture For The Treatment of Autonomic Dysfunction


About this study

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the benefits of acupuncture in patients who have refractory autonomic dysfunction, including nausea, emesis, ileus, diabetic gastroparesis, failure to thrive.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:       

  • Intractable nausea, emesis, ileus, failure to thrive  

Exclusion Criteria:      

  • Advanced immunosuppression
  • Terminal illness
  • Active Sepsis/Bacteremia

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Ronald Reimer, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Alexandra Kropnick


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