Acupuncture for Digestive Disorders
Hong Ma, R.Ac., R.TCMP - Acupuncturist & TCM Practitioner
Acupuncture is a safe and effective way to naturally treat many acute and chronic disorders of the digestive system.
Acupuncture can help in treating many digestive disorders including:
Heartburn / acid reflux
Sensation of a lump in the throat
Gastrointestinal tract bleeding
Hiatus hernia syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome
How does acupuncture treatment help?
Digestive disorders may be caused by a variety of factors, including chronic stress, overeating, or eating too many high-fat foods. Acupuncture can treat digestive imbalance by reducing stress and regulating the endocrine and nervous system hyperactivity that often accompanies digestive disorder patterns.
Using acupuncture for digestive problems works by nourishing related organs, reducing inflammation of the stomach and pancreas and improving digestive functions. It can also help increase gastrointestinal muscle contraction and relaxation, reduce gastric acid secretion, regulate small and large intestine function, and restore stomach acidity to normal levels.
If you've tried conventional medicine to keep digestive problems in check without success, consider acupuncture, which is an effective natural treatment without side effects.