PENGARUH TERAPI BEKAM TERHADAP KADAR ASAM URAT PADA PASIEN DI KLINIK SEHAT DR. ABDURRAHMAN MEDAN TAHUN 2020

  • SYIFA SYAHIRAH UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH SUMATERA UTARA
  • EKA AIRLANGGA UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH SUMATERA UTARA
Keywords: Cupping Therapy,Wet Cupping, Uric Acid Level

Abstract

Cupping therapy is one alternative treatment that is widely used by the public. Cupping Therapy is a method of treatment by
removing blood contaminated with toxins or oxidants from the body through the skin surface. Cupping is believed to have
benefits for treating various diseases and can reduce uric acid levels. However, there are also several studies that state
cupping therapy does not have a significant effect on uric acid levels. This must be accompanied by research to conclude
scientific facts about cupping. To determine the effect of cupping therapy on uric acid levels conducted at the Health Clinic
dr. Abdurrahman Medan in 2020. This type of research is analytic descriptive with cross sectional design by comparing the
pre-test and post-test scores in one group without comparison. Sample size were 44 people who met the inclusion and
exclusion criteria determined by purposive sampling. Analysis of the data used is the paired T-test. The results analysis of
paired T test showed that there was an effect of cupping therapy on uric acid levels with a value of p = 0.000
(<0.05).Cupping therapy can reduce uric acid levels.

Published
2021-10-30
How to Cite
SYAHIRAH, S., & AIRLANGGA, E. (2021). PENGARUH TERAPI BEKAM TERHADAP KADAR ASAM URAT PADA PASIEN DI KLINIK SEHAT DR. ABDURRAHMAN MEDAN TAHUN 2020. JURNAL ILMIAH KOHESI, 5(4), 20-25. Retrieved from https://kohesi.sciencemakarioz.org/index.php/JIK/article/view/304