Gut health has become something you hear a lot about in recent times, particularly in regards to how it can directly affect overall health and wellbeing. The links between poor digestive health and chronic illnesses have now become too compelling to ignore. Symptoms of poor gut health can include bloating, wind, diarrhoea, inability to absorb nutrients, and an overall poor feeling. Poor gut health can also manifest itself as colds and cases of flu, changes in appetite, food sensitivities, and allergies that seem to worsen. Poor gut health may have negative effects on everything from mood and energy to digestion and even fertility. There are many things you can try to improve your gut health, including changing your diet, using probiotics, and acupuncture may be able assist with the management of pain, stress and fatigue related to gut health, in consultation with other treating health practitioners.
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is recommended as an adjunct treatment to conventional Western Medicine treatments. If you’d like to find out more about acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, in Melbourne, with regards to gut related concerns please contact Melbourne Acupuncture and Wellness Centre on (03) 9329 2088.