Digestive Symptoms

Digestive symptoms such as gas, bloating, heartburn, nausea, abdominal pain, inflammation, constipation or diarrhea is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. For centuries traditional Chinese medicine doctors believed that all healing begins in the digestive system and if you’re experiencing digestive symptoms your ability to self-heal is compromised.

Common Causes of Digestive Symptoms

Digestive Symptoms

Holistic Assessment Options for Digestive Symptoms

At Isthmus Wellness we understand that your path to wellness is unique and we honor your decisions for treatment options. We offer a variety of assessment options and holistic treatment options including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, nutritional supplements and nutritional support.

Acupuncture and Digestive Symptoms

Acupuncture can reduce inflammation, balance the immune system and encourage regeneration of the mucosal barrier that lines the digestive system. Acupuncture can also stop gastro-intestinal bleeding, break down gallstones and encourage the liver to detoxify. Clients feel immediate relief from bloating, abdominal pain and other digestive symptoms.

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Maya Abdominal Therapy and Digestive Symptoms

Maya Abdominal Therapy, known as the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy™ is helpful for digestive symptoms by stimulating peristalsis and relaxing the abdominal tissue, there by creating a state of balance and harmony. Tension and muscle constriction in the diaphragm and other organ are released allowing them to move freely.

Maya Abdominal Therapy releases hidden emotions that are often at the root cause of digestive symptoms. Everyone stores emotions in the abdominal area and the release of constricted tissue corresponds with releasing negative emotional patterns. Clients find they are able to feel the connections made between the physical body and their emotions and allows for deeper healing.

Chinese Herbal Medicine and Digestive Symptoms

Chinese herbal medicine is often very effective for digestive conditions, especially for conditions that Western medicine finds especially difficult to treat. At Isthmus Wellness we create custom herbal formulas to strengthen your constitution and address symptoms that can either be dissolved in hot water and drink as a tea or encapsulated.

Nutritional Supplements and Digestive Symptoms

High-quality nutritional supplements can provide individual nutrients you may need to relieve digestive symptoms and improve overall health. If you have digestive symptoms then the quality of your vitamins, minerals and amino acids is critical. At Isthmus, we carry brands that use the highest quality raw materials so you can easily digest and assimilate the nutrients and feel improvements within a few weeks.


Information on our website is not intended to diagnose, treat, or be a substitute for regular medical care. We encourage you to discuss all therapies with your primary care doctor before making any changes in your health regimen.

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