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Acupuncture for Constipation -

AcuSpa Serves the Greater Orlando Area

Digestive problems can range from minor annoyances, such as gas and bloating, to life-threatening illnesses, such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, unremitting diarrhea, and various cancers that target digestive organs. These symptoms tend to arise from eating too much or too fast, excessive stress, refined foods, coffee and alcohol, and sugar. The standard American diet can easily lead to chronic constipation. This diet is low in fiber and antioxidants and high in difficult to digest additives and refined ingredients. Many, many people are constipated and they don’t even know it. They may have regular bowel movements, but they are still not flushing their systems thoroughly, which creates intestinal toxicity. Intestinal cleansing is often a top priority in healing numerous chronic health problems. There are several natural herbal remedies and nutritional supplements that can relieve constipation and heal the underlying imbalances.

•Aloe Vera juice reduces inflammation and promotes peristalsis (smooth muscle contraction in the bowel).

•Triphala is an Ayurveda herbal complex that gently eases constipation and removes stagnant waste from the intestines. •Phylum husk is a high fiber product that alleviates constipation.

•Flax meal and seed are excellent high fiber sources for constipation.

•Senna leaf is useful for severe constipation.

Most digestive disorders respond very well to consistent acupuncture and herbal treatment. Making dietary changes that restore and detoxify the gut also enhances treatment progress. Digestion is one of the main reference points for gauging one’s overall health. If there are weaknesses or imbalances here, it is likely that one’s overall health is compromised. Maintaining healthy digestion is an essential component in our quest for optimal health. Acupuncture tops the list of natural remedies such as herbal medicine and yoga because it tends to be so effective is supplementing the body’s energy.

Acupuncture for constipation is used to relieve the pain and discomfort associated with constipation. Acupuncture helps us achieve balance and control, comfort and focus, and joy in living. We have a lot of potential in our bodies but at times it can be misguided. The needles are very slender. They are about the thickness of two human hairs. Treatments are always carried out with sterile and disposable needles. They are used once and then discarded. All needles are approved by the FDA. Most insertions are just beneath the skin`s surface which enables the skilled acupuncture practitioner to place a needle with little or no sensation. We have great success in helping clients apply acupuncture to help with their constipation.

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