Digestive Health

Support the Microbiome, Re-establish the Terrain, Thrive
Food is Medicine

Over 90 million Americans struggle with some type of digestive discomfort.

Chronic disorders such as Crohn’s and Celiac disease can become difficult to treat with medication and a real impediment to daily life.

Acupuncture and botanical medicines calm and regulate the digestive tract, relieving symptoms such as bloating, pain, gas, diarrhea, constipation, hiccups, bleeding, acid reflex, vomiting, and nausea. Research has shown that acupuncture can help to speed up slow digestion and slow down rapid digestion, which contributes to its ability to effect change across a variety of conditions.

Your body is home to far more than just human cells—and the trillions of bacteria that inhabit your gut are taking a considerable hit from busy daily lifestyles - this includes stress and burnout, food habits and environmental factors. One or more of these often lead to inflammation, discomfort and an imbalanced internal microbiome and gut terrain.

 

Gut Bacteria can drive autoimmune diseases, inflammation, and deterioration, and provoke recurring flares for IBS, IBD, diabetes and Crohn's, leaky gut. Microbes can even heavily influence moods and emotional health, like anxiety, depression and schizophrenia. Immune weaknesses, food and environmental allergic sensitivities are all signs that your body is inflamed and it's microbiome out of balance and in need of assistance to get back on track.

 

Rather than targeting one or two microbes or organ systems at a time, balancing the microbiome as a whole with herbals, acupuncture and gasotransmitter therapy is the key to creating a healthier lifestyle.

Modern research is building a bridge to ancient medicines that use centuries old diagnostic tools to recognize the importance of reducing systemic inflammatory responses from the inside out! 

Want to learn more?

Listen to the podcast from Botanical Biohacking discussing the meeting point between the classical pathogenesis of diabetes in Chinese medicine and modern physiology.

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