ABDC

WHO WE ARE

acupuncture and nutrition counseling

Currently in 2022/2023 we are pursuing our endeavor in Nutrition

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I learned about Acupuncture and alternative medicine first hand as a patient. I went through 15 years of not feeling well going to doctor after doctor. Finally, I decided to try the Holistic approach and after 3 weeks of herbs, dietary rotation, and acupuncture treatments I felt better than I ever had.  After such an experience I decided there is something to Holistic Health and this will be my path in the future.

WHAT IS
acupuncture
What is Acupuncture:
Chinese Medicine is a complete medical system that has diagnosed, treated and prevented illness for over twenty-three centuries. The goal of this dynamic and integrated health care system is to activate the natural, self-healing abilities of the body. While it can remedy ailments and alter states of mind, Chinese medicine can also enhance recuperative power, immunity and the capacity for pleasure, work, and creativity.
NUTRITION
can treat
Nutrition can treat:
I help individuals struggling with gas, bloating, fatigue, diarrhea, brain fog, ADHD, and more. We can resolve your issues by focusing on gut health. Together, we’ll focus on an individual holistic plan to enhance your health, well being, and joy using healing supplements and specific foods for your body so you can enjoy life without the gut symptoms you’re currently having.

OUR TREATMENTS

provided by denise collins

NUTRITION COUNSELING

“You Are What You Eat” The old proverbial saying. Over the past several decades, emerging scientific evidence about health and nutrition has resulted in changing food consumption patterns in the US. Nutrition and life style encourages more time and effort be spent on disease prevention instead of waiting to treat disease once it manifests. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” - Hippocrates!

ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture is based on the assumption that Qi courses through channels, or meridians, in the body just as water flows from spring, to stream, to river and to sea. Qi is our energy force for movement, thinking, feeling and work. Thin, solid, sterile stainless steel acupuncture needles are inserted into acupuncture points invigorating Qi.

GUT HEALTH

The Gut, technically, is the gastrointestinal tract or digestive system - a pathway from our mouth all the way to the rear. Gas, bloating, fatigue, constipation, brain fog and more. Low grade inflammation could be the cause of pain, tenderness or diarrhea. There are between 500-1,000 bacterial species within the GI tract. The bacteria, viruses and fungi that live in the gut may be beneficial, harmless, or harmful.

GUT & IMMUNE SYSTEM

A huge proportion of our immune system is actually in our GI Tract. 70-80% immune cells are present in the gut. The gut microbiome plays and important role in the body responding to injury or infection.
The concept of intestinal health influencing our overall health dates back thousands of years. Hippocrates stated that "all disease begins in the gut"

Gut & Brain Axis

Hidden in the walls of the digestive system is our "brain in the gut". It is revolutionizing medicine to understanding the links between digestion, mood health, & even the way we think. Physically connected with the vagus nerve which controls messages to the gut, heart, lungs and other vital organs. Chemically hormones & neurotransmitters send messages. Chemical messages that pass between the gut and brain can be affected my gut microbione.

HERBAL REMEDIES AND SUPPLEMENTS

Herbal medicine has powerful healing properties. Western drugs control symptoms but does not affect the whole body. For example: antibiotics eliminate bacteria but does not help the immune system to fight off future infection. Herbs treat the underlying condition and rarely cause side-effects. Herbal medicine is made from whole food supplements that provide nutrients for the body to maintain balance and homeostasis. Herbal remedies are phytotherapeutic and nutritional.

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