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Digestive Disorders

Digestive disorders including symptoms of stomach ache, heart burn, abdominal bloating, poor digestion, nausea, diarrhea, and constipation and so on, diagnosis can be gastritis, stomach ulcer, enteritis, Crohn’s disease, colitis, or irritable bowel syndrome. Most of this disease are chronic and easy recurrence. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can benefit patients with digestive disorders in the following aspects: alleviate the pain, relieve abdominal bloating, promote digestion, decrease inflammation, promote bowel movement or stop diarrhea.

How: digestive disorders is commonly seen in the clinic, it is often related to stress, poor diet, bacteria or paradise infections. Often the digestive tract can be inflamed, agitated that created symptoms of digestive system: stomach ache, heart burn, abdominal bloating, poor digestion, nausea, diarrhea, and constipation

Why: when poor diet: such as deep fried food, heavy, greasy, spicy, cold food enters into the digestive tract, it may stimulate the inner lining of the tract and causing inflammation, the inflammation can leads to the smooth muscle cramping, which will lead to stomach or abdominal pain. The inflammation can also stimulate the secretion of stomach acid causing heart burn, or stimulate the intestines leading to a faster movement, which may cause diarrhea.

When: In Chinese medicine, digestive system is considered as where the acquired Qi come from, it is where the nutrients be absorbed and then distributed to the entire body to keep the body nourished and maintain the normal functions. So, it is very important for you to maintain a normal digestive function, Chronic digestive disorders can leads to body malnutrition, or other system dysfunction, so it is important to search for treatment when a digestive disorder started to bother you.


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