Can Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Help Digestive Issues?
Digestive issues have affected us all. For some it may just be occasional bloating or nausea after eating something we shouldn’t, while for others it may be more chronic and severe involving pain, food sensitivities, malabsorption, fatigue, and more. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine was been helping people digestive issue for 1000’s of years
Some symptoms of digestive issues include:
Diarrhoea or loose stools
Reflux or heartburn
Loss of appetite
Excessive ravenous appetite
Excessive gas or burping
There are many recognised digestive conditions, including:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD)
Diverticulitis and diverticulosis
Modern medical approaches to treating digestive disorders typically involve medication, surgery and dietary recommendations.
How Can Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Help Digestive Issues?
From a Chinese medicine perspective, digestion is at the centre of life. It’s responsible for breaking down and absorbing the nutrients our cells and body needs to continue living. To promote health and longevity, good digestive function is crucial. When it goes wrong it can affect us in many ways other than just an upset stomach, including mental/emotional upsets, impaired recovery, chronic inflammation, impaired immunity and altered hormone regulation. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine has been used for thousands of years to relieve digestive problems and help promote healthy digestion.
When you come in for treatment at Village Remedies, we take a detailed history to figure out your unique presentation and work with you to come up with a plan to help your digestion get back on track.