Acupuncture for IBS

Does your bowel seem irritable? Does it bloat, hurt, not empty properly, make you nauseas & constipated? Or do you have diarrhoea, frequent loose stools, urgency or frequency? Do you worry that your Irritable Bowel Syndrome will play up at that next outing, work meeting or social function? Does your gut make incredibly loud noises, seemingly at the worst possible times?

We can help you. We can determine the underlying cause of your digestive problem and treat it naturally with a holistic approach, whether it be by using diet changes, herbal medicine, acupuncture, stress management or a combination of therapies. A recent review of 6 statistically significant studies, from 1966 to 2013 found that Acupuncture has a 96.7% total effectiveness rate of treating IBS¹.

abdominal painAre you tired of being offered medications and solutions that only treat the symptoms momentarily before they reoccur again? With Chinese medicine you will get a holistic and individualised treatment tailored specifically to help you. That way your IBS gets better and stays better.

We can determine what type of IBS you have and the best way to remedy it. Using both acupuncture and herbs, the underlying imbalance which is causing your IBS can be addressed, so you could start to notice improvements within just one month. Leaving you to feel better and lighter, free of the burden of bowel symptoms.

wellnessAre you concerned that acupuncture may be painful or herbs might be difficult to take? Well, they aren’t. It’s much easier than what you’ve been experiencing. But don’t take my word for it, come in and try it yourself. The first 10 new patients who come in for an appointment and mention this article will receive $20 off their first session. What have you got to lose?

Contact the Clinic on 03 9486 5966 or click here to book online

Look forward to helping you soon,
Dr. Heather Dowall

heather dowall

Acupuncturist, Massage Therapist

Dr  Heather Dowall is a warm, intuitive and enthusiastic practitioner. Heather graduated from Endeavour College of Natural Health with a Health Science degree majoring in Acupuncture.

Heather is passionate about fertility and pregnancy support, pain relief, cancer support, and providing relief for anyone experiencing anxiety, depression, emotional trauma or PTSD.

Heather simply loves helping people. And also offers Massage TherapyCupping & other Oriental Therapies, with our without Acupuncture.

Heather is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays at Freedom Chinese Medicine in Ivanhoe, Melbourne. Contact the Clinic on 03 9486 5966 or click here to book online

 

References

1. Orloff, S. (2014). Acupuncture Proven effective for treating IBS Symptoms. World Journal of Gastroenterology.

http://balfourhealing.com/articles/internal-medicine/ibs/

https://www.traditionalacupuncture.com.au/digestive-health

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/irritable_bowel_syndrome

 

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