Acupuncture for Digestive & Urinary

(IBS, Colitis, Bladder Issues)

Digestive Concerns: It is estimated that approximately 62 million Americans experience digestive problems on an ongoing basis. Both the standard American diet and high stress levels are major contributors to these concerns.

Acupuncture can be effective in treating many digestive disorders, such as:

  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Pain in the stomach
  • Intestinal pain
  • IBS
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Gallbladder pain

Urinary Conditions: Urinary tract and bladder issues are common, especially in post-menopausal women. Common urinary issues treated by acupuncture and herbal medicine include urinary incontinence, frequent urination, neurogenic bladder, and recurrent urinary tract infections. Acupuncture and herbal medicine can be effective for men suffering from restricted urinary flow as a result of benign prostate hypertrophy.

Urinary incontinence and frequent urination have many causes from a Western medical perspective, and from a Chinese medicine point of view are generally a result of imbalance in the kidney and bladder. Acupuncture and herbal medicine address imbalance of the kidney and bladder with a combined approach of acupuncture and herbal medicine to restore healthy organ and meridian function, to promote urine concentration by the kidney and restore tone to the muscles of the bladder. Acupuncture can be effective in treating many urinary conditions, such as:

  • Bladder issues
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Frequent urination
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Restricted urinary flow