It is reported that a staggering 60-70 million Americans suffer from digestive diseases...Even
those that have not been clinically diagnosed with a digestive disorder can still suffer-72%
surveyed say they still commonly experience some sort of digestive issue” (Tannenbaum,
Patients that experience bloating, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, cramping or abdominal pain
are signs that there are issues within the digestive tract of our bodies. Even though there are
multiple causes to digestive issues, some causes can contribute such as stress, improper diet,
lack of sleep, and other lifestyle changes.
Types of digestive issues that many patients suffer are bloating, constipation, diarrhea, nausea,
IBS, Crohn’s disease, acid reflux, ulcerative colitis, and abdominal pain.
Ways Acupuncture helps with GI Disorders:
1) Balances gut-brain axis
2) Reduces stress levels
3) Decreases inflammation
4) Improves digestive functions