IBS

Foods to avoid with IBS

Foods To Avoid With IBS: Part I

April 11, 2018

Foods to avoid with IBS Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that’s digestive condition characterized by chronic stomach pain, bloating, irregular bowel movements, diarrhea and/or constipation. It’s estimated that upwards of 15% of the United States population suffers from IBS, many of whom do not even realize it. While there’s no known cure for…

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IBS

April is IBS Awareness Month!

April 1, 2018

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (aka IBS)? IBS is a group of symptoms suffered by an estimated 25-45 million people in the United States. Symptoms include chronic abdominal pain, bloating, excess gas and irregular bowel movements. Symptoms can be brought on by a number of triggers including diet, anxiety, insomnia and stress. IBS is thought…

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Fermented foods

Fermented Foods and Intestinal Health

October 31, 2017

Role of fermented foods and intestinal health: The modern world is changing every single day. Because of this constant state of change, our bodies are frequently having to adjust.  We have a food supply being degraded and depleted of nutritional content, which in turn, causes our bodies to become depleted. Our soil and water is…

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IBS Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

September 4, 2017

Get to the root of your IBS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help. IBS symptoms…

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Acupuncture and the small intestine

Acupuncture and the Small Intestine

August 27, 2017

Gut Review: Acupuncture and the Small Intestine The small intestine is part of the gastrointestinal tract. Up to 90 percent of the digestion and absorption of food occurs in the small intestine and its main function is the absorption of minerals and nutrients from the food we ingest. It is comprised of three separate parts,…

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IBS Relief with Acupuncture

IBS Relief with Acupuncture

June 5, 2017

What is IBS? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help. What are the symptoms? IBS…

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Acupuncture benefits for women

Seven Ways Acupuncture Benefits Mothers

May 12, 2017

Seven Ways Acupuncture Benefits Mothers One of the best gifts you can give your mother this Mother’s Day is the gift of acupuncture. Acupuncture can help with an abundance of health problems and get you feeling one hundred percent again. Mom’s make the world work, it’s a known fact. So this holiday season you should…

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Effectiveness of acupuncture on IBS

Effectiveness of Acupuncture on IBS

March 28, 2017

What does the research say about the effectiveness of Acupuncture on IBS? Irritable Bowel Syndrome aka IBS, is a common condition that many people face. Often people are left with no real answers to why their symptoms started or how to manage them. We commonly see patients who “have been everywhere else” and are looking…

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Acupuncture and Digestion

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Digestion

December 20, 2016

What does the literature say about acupuncture and helping digestion? A 2015 study published by the World Journal of Gastroenterology seeks to explain the connection between acupuncture and the regulation of gastrointestinal function. The study starts by explaining that in China acupuncture has been an effective form in battling gastrointestinal dysfunction diseases for thousands and thousands…

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Indicators your health needs a tune up

3 Indicators You Need a Health Tune-up

November 8, 2016

Need a health tune-up? Remember the days of rabbit ear antennas on your television sets? If you were lucky enough to find the exact seating position in your living room to optimize your body’s own magnetic field and the tilt of the earth’s axis, these beauties could tune in your favorite show with the crystal…

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