Abnormalities in laboratory values of grade 3 or 4 4 that occurred during the double-blind period are shown in Desk 3. The most common abnormality of grade 3 or 4 4 in sufferers in the active-regimen group was an elevated total bilirubin level, happening in seven patients ; in six of the sufferers, these elevations were classified as grade 3. None of the patients had concomitant quality three or four 4 elevations in the alanine aminotransferase or aspartate aminotransferase level. Elevations in the total bilirubin level were predominantly because of indirect bilirubin and resolved in every patients by post-treatment week 4.Tongue and Pulse diagnosis are the most common methods for an acupuncturist to examine a patient. Acupuncture will go beyond the original pulse checks that Western medicine uses by examining twenty-seven pulse states through nine positions. These pulse positions offer information about how well the organs in your body are functioning and also the overall wellness of the patient. The tongue is also examined to determine one’s general health and organ functioning and is examined for color, shape, moisture, covering, cracks and more. Acupuncture and acupressure are the most common treatments, but other methods, such as moxibustion, electroacupuncture and cupping, could also be used along with Chinese herbs.