Treating Digestive Issues such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflex, Indigestion and more.
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can address many different digestive concerns, some examples include Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Acid Reflux, GERD, Colitis, Crohn’s disease, Diverticulitis, Celiac Disease, bloating and gas, stomach pain, constipation and diarrhea.
Digestion is critical to our health, assimilation of our food and liquids provides the resources for our body to be active and repair itself, essentially the foundation to living life. Digestion being of such critical importance to life and health has over the centuries lead Chinese Medicine to delve deeply into how to repair the issues and imbalances that jeopardizes the function of the digestion. This substantial body of treatments enables Chinese Medicine to offer great assistance to such a large range of digestive issues.
At your consultation you will be asked many questions about your eating habits, likes and dislikes in terms of cooked or raw food, cold or hot drinks, strength of your appetite, cravings for certain flavors or specific foods, history of antibiotic use, if you experience excessive worry, anxiety or depression as all these are important factors in understanding how your digestion is working, what factors are weakening your digestion and where changes can be made and what treatment strategy will be best for you. (Click on image for larger view.)
Our digestive health plays a critical part in many other disease patterns, such as allergies, autoimmune diseases, sleep disorders, infertility, and inflammation which can lead to arthritis, joint pain, cardiovascular disease and fibroids.
As such your Chinese Medicine Practitioner at the Oriental Healing Clinic will always explore the functioning of your digestion in assessing how best to assist you. Contact our office today for a consultation.