How Can Acupuncture Help My Digestion?


How Acupuncture Helps Digestion

Acupuncture helps stimulate the “rest and digest” response, also known as the parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) in the body. In this relaxed state, blood flow to your digestive tract increases, the salivary gland is stimulated which produces digestive enzymes in the body, intestinal activity increases, and sphincters in the digestive tract relax.

In addition to digestive benefits, acupuncture for digestion can increase activation of the PNS and also decreases…

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