Suffering from Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn’s Disease: What is it?

Causing inflammation to your digestive tract, Crohn’s disease is a type of irritable bowel disease (IBD). Not to get confused with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), as Crohn’s disease is a chronic illness involving inflammation to intestinal tracks, while IBS affects the muscle contractions of the bowel. Crohn’s can affect anywhere within the GI tract, from mouth to anus, can appear in “patches” along the GI tract, and can occur at any age.

Crohn’s Disease Flares

The symptoms of Crohn’s disease can vary between mild to severe, and usually appear gradually. Though, some symptoms may appear suddenly without warning, hence the term “flare ups”. Flare up symptoms may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Mouth sores
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss

There are several symptoms that can cause various complications including bowel obstructions, ulcers, blood clots, etc. Though most complications don’t occur unless a person is high risk (age, smoker, family history, etc.).

How Acupuncture can help Crohn’s disease?

Acupuncture helps target parts of the body, and helps optimize our bodies natural resources. Augusta Acupuncture Clinic, offers state of the art acupuncture that helps strengthen the immune system, reduce inflammation, and connect the mind and body to help with GI tract.

Dr. Sherrell treating Crohn’s Disease

Having extensive training in acupuncture, including Transitional-Doctorate in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, and has been practicing for 10+ years, Dr. Sherrell wants to find the real source of the pain/discomfort. This allows him to work with the patient closely, and create a plan for treating symptoms of Crohn’s disease.

Treatment plans include natural practices that are custom to individual needs:

Acupuncture

Chinese Herbs

Functional Medicine

Lifestyle Changes

I’m Ready! How Can I Meet Dr. Sherrell?

If you, or anyone you love is seeking an alternative that helps YOU and not just your headaches then Augusta Acupuncture Clinic is for you.

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