Acupuncture for Digestive Disorders and Fatigue

Posted November 26, 2007 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture and Massage College

Acupuncture effectively treats many digestive disorders including lactose intolerance, hiatus hernia syndrome, food allergies, heartburn, peptic ulcers, and bacterial infections. Acupuncture for digestive and fatigue utilizes several therapy modalities to treat digestive conditions, such as moxibustion (burning mugwort or other medicinal herbs on selected acupuncture points) and Chinese herbal formulas. Symptoms of digestive disorders that can be treated with acupuncture for digestive and fatigue range from dry skin and anemia to fatigue, concentration difficulties, muscle cramps, weight loss, low energy, and hair loss.
Acupuncture for digestive and fatigue treats these condition patterns by nourishing related organs, balancing yin and yang and improving qi, or vital energy flow. Acupuncture for digestive and fatigue can contribute to the healthy functioning of the digestive system. Inflammation of the stomach and pancreas can be reduced with acupuncture for digestive and fatigue. By selecting certain acupuncture points on the body, acupuncture for digestive and fatigue speeds up metabolism, increases gastrointestinal muscle contraction and relaxation, reduces gastric acid secretion, regulates small and large intestine function, and restores stomach acidity to normal levels.
Various malfunctions in the endocrine, cardiovascular and digestive body systems that cause fatigue can also be treated with acupuncture for digestive and fatigue. Acupuncture for digestive and fatigue can treat symptoms that may accompany fatigue, including musculoskeletal pain, cognitive impairment, headaches, and sleep disturbances. Acupuncture for digestive and fatigue utilizes a combination of modalities to treat fatigue syndromes, such as moxibustion, Chinese herbal medicine, and dietary therapy. Acupuncture for digestive and fatigue can strengthen a weakened immune system, reduce fatigue levels and increase functional capacity.
Acupuncture for digestive and fatigue effectively re-harmonizes a disturbed sleep-wake cycle, improves sleeping patterns and decreases pain that can cause sleep difficulties. Acupuncture for digestive and fatigue can correct imbalances causing insomnia without creating side effects and increases serotonin levels, a chemical that aids sleep.
Acupuncture & Massage College’s Masters of Oriental Medicine and Massage Therapy programs prepare graduates for careers as acupuncture physicians and massage therapists. For program information call Joe Calareso at (305) 595-9500. For acupuncture and homeopathic therapy, request Dr. Richard Browne, Acupuncture Physician and Homeopath.

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