Acupuncture for Digestion
How does acupuncture help digestion issues?
Ever wonder why your friends can tolerate gluten or dairy but you cannot? It has a lot too do with the quality and state of your digestive system. The integrity and functionality of your digestive system is extremely variable and dependent on numerous nutritional, lifestyle elements and potentially environmental components which can impair your ability to digest foods properly. The good news is, acupuncture for digestion has been proven to be effective for digestive disorders.
At North Shore Acupuncture and Natural Medicine the use of both Eastern and Western nutritional philosophies combined with acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, as well as vitamins and supplements are integrated to effectively resolve digestive issues quickly and effectively.
Poor digestion can correlate to pathologies and irritants that do not fall under a Western diagnosed disease such as;
Post nasal drip
Additionally, there are numerous diseases and disorders that clinically diagnosed, that can be successfully treated with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine without the use of steroids, pain killers, and other harmful pharmaceuticals.
Gastritis, gastric ulcers
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Irritable bowel syndrome
Inflammatory bowel disease
Ulcerative Colitis (among many other digestive disorders)