Digestive & Gut Health
Scientists refer to the gut as “the second brain” because there is an extraordinary connection between what we put in our mouths and how our brains and bodies function.
Poor diet, chronic stress, and poor sleep habits can lead to all kinds of digestive disorders, which in turn leads to long-term health problems like heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Common symptoms of poor gut health include:
● Acid Reflux
● Bloating & Gas
● Irregular Appetite
● Nausea & Morning Sickness
● Stomach Pain
Examples of digestive disorders are:
● Ulcerative Colitis
While some people find their symptoms disabling, many others go through life not knowing something is wrong at all. Then one day they come face to face with a serious health issue and wonder why they didn’t act sooner. The best way to keep a healthy gut is to practice proper maintenance. Acupuncture is an easy and cost-effective way to keep your gut clean and running smoothly for years to come.
How Does Acupuncture Help Digestive Health?
Acupuncture involves inserting needles along the meridian system to correct imbalances in the
body. It helps to restore your gut to a natural healthy state, so you feel your very best.
For those who suffer from chronic constipation, studies have shown that acupuncture can
stimulate peristalsis in the intestinal tract, which is essential for healthy bowel movements.
If you experience frequent nausea and vomiting, acupuncture is an effective way to calm an
upset stomach. Just a few sessions can greatly reduce or eliminate symptoms altogether.
Overeating and improper digestion can cause painful bloating and gas. Regular acupuncture
treatments can help your digestive system break down foods properly without the excess gas
that causes bloating.
It also helps to reduce pain and inflammation in the stomach, which helps regulate stomach
acid. Finally, acupuncture treatments can help frequent diarrhea by clearing either excess heat
or excess dampness from the digestive tract.
Chinese Herbal Medicine
The other side of TCM is Herbal Medicine. Practitioners often prescribe a personalized mixture
of Chinese herbs for digestive issues, to be taken either alone or in conjunction with
acupuncture treatments. Common herbs like ginger and licorice have been used for hundreds of
years around the world to improve digestion.
If you are interested in learning more about the herbal remedies we offer, fill out the form at the
bottom of the page or speak to your practitioner at your next session.
Which Service Is Right For Me?
Traditional Chinese Medicine is not a one-size-fits-all solution. In order to offer the best possible
service, we evaluate each patient on a case-by-case basis.
During your first visit, our practitioners perform an evaluation of your overall health. By treating the body as a single interconnected system, we are better able to understand your symptoms and treat them accordingly.
We usually recommend a combination of the following services for sexual and reproductive concerns.
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If you’ve never tried acupuncture before, you might be thinking: Is this right for me? Where do I start? To address these concerns, we created a special offer just for you. Book our New Patient Special and receive our best-selling services in a single session for just $100.
● Intake and evaluation
● 1-1 consultation with a dedicated provider to discuss your unique concerns ($40 value)
● Personalized treatment plan catered to your condition
● Acupuncture session ($80 value)
● Cupping session ($40 value)
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To make an appointment over the phone, call us at (808) 364 -1555.