If you are prone to stomach pain, GERD, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, constipation, or IBS, acupuncture can help you heal your gut, eliminate better, and have less pain.  Treatment typically includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, and dietary counseling.

 Acupuncture For IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a mix of symptoms characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, and alternating diarrhea and constipation.  IBS is considered a functional disorder, meaning Western medicine doesn’t know what causes it.  It is often influenced by stress and dietary choices.  Treatment with acupuncture for IBS includes, stress management techniques, herbal medicine, and dietary counseling.

Acupuncture for GERD

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is the name given to symptoms of heartburn and acid regurgitation.  Less common symptoms can include throat irritation, chest pain, cough, and nausea.  Babies are also being diagnosed with GERD more often in recent years.  Acupuncture, herbal medicine, and dietary changes can help the symptoms of GERD in both adults and babies.

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Here are a few blog posts that give you more information on Traditional Chinese Medicine’s view of digestion:

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