Health of the digestive system is a huge component of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (also known as Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM). TCM is very good at resolving digestive issues like diarrhea, constipation, gastric reflux, nausea, & bloating. TCM can be used to treat nagging symptoms (e.g. constipation) or ailments like IBS, Crohn's disease , colitis , food allergies, GERD, Celiac, Candida, weight gain etc.
During the initial consultation we will review your overall health history and your western diagnosis (if you have one). We will discuss your diet and eating habits.
Based on the intake information, I will present you with various treatment options. Treatment will probably include acupuncture and herbal medicine as well as lifestyle modifications. Generally weekly acupuncture treatments will be recommended, however in some cases more frequent treatment may be required.
Treatment for digestive issues may also include recommendations on diet - what you should eat , what you should avoid and any additional nutritional supplements that you should consider.
Call (415) 686.2789 for an appointment or more information.