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Easing Digestive Symptoms


A course of acupuncture can improve common digestive symptoms such as pain, bloating, cramping, flatulence, diarrhoea and constipation. In comparisons with drug treatments acupuncture has been found beneficial for a variety of gastrointestinal diseases including IBS, indigestion, nausea, acid reflux, gastritis, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

"I had six weeks of acupuncture with Sally and saw some relief from a number of symptoms I was experiencing"

How Acupuncture Helps

  • Provides pain relief

  • Regulates movement in the digestive tract

  • Initiates the nervous systems 'rest and digest’ response

  • Reduces inflammation

  • Alters acid secretion

  • Improves delayed gastric emptying

  • Stimulates areas in the brain that are involved in gastric perception

  • Helps reduce anxiety and depression that can result from digestive symptoms

  • Safely and effectively combines with medication