Digestive Disorders

Digestive Disorders 

  • Indigestion  
  • Gas and Bloating
  • Constipation or Diarrhea
  • Reflux or Heartburn
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Gastritis or Enteritis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcers

Cause of Digestive disorders 

  • Old age
  • Chronic constipation
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Improper diet or Diet changes
  • Cancer
  • Malabsorption
  • Medication
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Narcotic withdrawal
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Coeliac disease
  • Infection

The theory of TCM

  • Stagnation leads to pain
  • Qi Stagnation causes gas, bloating, reflux and constipation
  • Qi Deficiancy can lead to indigestion and constipation
  • Toxin is the cause of vomiting, Nausea and ulcers
  • Hyperactivity of Liver (such as depression and upset) can affect the digestive system and cause abdominal pain and heartburn
  • The abundant of dampness and phlegm can cause the diarrhea.

How Can Acupuncture help? 

  • Balance your whole body and strengthen the immune system
  • Regulate the circulation of Qi and blood
  • Invigorate spleen to remove dampness

Course of treatment

  • Once to twice a week in the beginning
  • Once or twice a month for the maintenance