Digestive Conditions & Metabolism Strengthening

Digestive diseases are a very common occurance in the high stress, eat on the go culture we live in. Fortunately, when the digestive metabolism/function is weakened due to poor digestive habits, acupuncture & Chinese medicine have a profound effect on healing this.

A large number of diseases and conditions are caused by eating foods that are not ideal for an individual’s constitution. We see patient’s health imporve dramatically once their digestive strength is restored via acupuncture, Chinese medicine and proper diet customized for them.

Often people may think they are eating a “healthy” diet, but are actually doing themselves harm by not taking in to account their current condition, their constitution and how certian foods affect them.

What our goal is at Root & Branch is not just to treat you to help you gain optimal health. But to TEACH YOU how to STAY HEALTHY so you will be able to enjoy the lasting effects of a healthy holistic lifestyle.

Geoff has been teaching his “Food & Healing” class for years and has taken it to a new level!  In this dynamic one hour class you will become familiar with the secrets of Chinese medicine for digestive health, and how it has been used successfully for thousands of years.  In the class you will be taught:

  1. The concept of “Digestive Fire” and how this principle is totally MISSING from even the best of western nutritionists.
  2. The understanding the relationship between stress and weight gain.
  3. The role of blood sugar regulation and how it can effect the holding of extra pounds
  4. How to lose the “sweet cravings” that can pull you into an eating slump
  5. How to nourish your body with nutrient dense foods, so you are not feeling deprived and frustrated.
  6. How to CUSTOMIZE your food choices for YOUR UNIQUE constitution based on your Chinese medicine diagnosis, and optimize your health and energy

The class is 1 hour and there will be time for Q & A.  Classes are scheduled as needed and will be at a location near our Hopkinton office.  The cost for the class is $25.  The benefit is lifelong!

Some of the commonly treated digestive conditions we see in the clinic are:

Weight Loss & Metabolism Strengthening
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Gas, bloating, indigestion
Gallstones- & pain associated with them
Weight Gain
Auto Immune disorders (Lupus, Ulcerative Colitis, etc.)

Finally, here are a few of the conditions that have been proven scientifically effective:  (according to the World Health Organization):
Biliary colic
Dysentery, acute bacillary
Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
Morning sickness
Nausea and vomiting
and the list is growing the more research is done.