Indigestion

How Acupuncture Care Can Help with Indigestion

Suffering from Indigestion?

If you have every experienced discomfort or pain in the stomach after a meal, you may have suffered from an episode of indigestion which occurs when the body has difficulty digesting food. This condition is mistakenly thought of as a disease, indigestion commonly presents as an overwhelming feeling of fullness or even abdominal pain after the onset of eating. If you are experiencing the effects of indigestion, NuView Health Medical of NYC not only offers premier chiropractic care but can discuss your indigestion symptoms and create a treatment plan that starts you on the journey to relief. Although the severity of symptoms may affect individuals differently, the most common symptoms are:

  • A metal or acidic taste in mouth
  • Stomach discomfort accompanied by a gurgling sound
  • Nausea
  • Feeling of discomfort after eating
  • Excessive flatulence, burping or belching
  • Acid reflux
  • A feeling of fullness or bloating
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Feeling sick
  • Poor appetite

For some individuals, eating a meal may worsen symptoms and for other individuals, consuming a meal may relieve symptoms of indigestion. 

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Causes of Indigestion

Also referred to as dyspepsia, there are a number of potential causes which can be triggered by the consumption of drinks, medication or certain foods. Other common causes may include:

  • GERD
  • Gastroparesis
  • Ulcers
  • Infections of the stomach
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • IBS or Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Thyroid disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Stress
  • Poor posture
  • Poor diet
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Obesity

Why NuView Health Medical May Help You with Indigestion

The goal of a chiropractor is to focus on the overall health and function of the body by ensuring the central nervous system and spine are functioning properly. When the spine and supporting structures have subluxations or spinal misalignment, digestive health issues such as GERD or acid reflux may occur. Our chiropractors will attempt to restore nerve flow by removing subluxation, which is a partial dislocation of the vertebrae, allowing restoration and healing of the digestive system in a gentle and non-evasive manner and without the need to rely on medications. 

By using non-evasive, gentle manipulation to correct subluxations in the spine, stress within the nervous system will be diminished allowing your digestive system to be healed and work properly with multiple treatments. 

At NuView Health Medical, our patients are provided with guidance on making improvements to their diet, weight loss and will develop a suitable exercise plan to treat your digestive issues. When these new efforts are combined, the opportunity for acid reflux to reoccur is significantly reduced. 

If you are experiencing symptoms of indigestion and live in near Rockefeller center, Midtown east or Midtown West, call NuView Health Medical in Manhattan, NY 10036 at (212) 588-0707 or search 'chiropractor near me'.

 

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