Acupuncture for Leaky Gut

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Acupuncture for Leaky Gut in Boston, MA

Are you struggling with Leaky Gut Syndrome and searching for effective relief in Boston? At North End Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine, we specialize in treating Leaky Gut Syndrome through personalized acupuncture treatments and herbal medicine aimed at addressing digestive health and promoting overall wellness. Our holistic approach focuses on reducing inflammation, eliminating pathogenic overgrowth, improving gut integrity, and restoring balance to the digestive system. 

Understanding Leaky Gut

Leaky gut syndrome can stem from various factors, such as chronic stress, poor diet, infections, medications, or autoimmune conditions. This condition compromises the intestinal lining, allowing harmful substances like toxins, bacteria, and undigested food particles to leak into the bloodstream, triggering inflammation and immune responses throughout the body. Symptoms may include bloating, constipation or diarrhea, acid reflux, food sensitivities, fatigue, headaches, menstrual and hormonal changes, skin rashes, allergies, anxiety, insomnia, and much more.

Our expert practitioners specialize in understanding and treating leaky gut through holistic and functional medicine approaches, utilizing lab testing when necessary while treating with acupuncture, herbal medicine, supplements, and diet and lifestyle changes.

How Acupuncture Can Help

Acupuncture is a time-tested treatment that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate healing and promote wellness. For leaky gut syndrome, acupuncture and herbal medicine work by:

  • Reducing inflammation: Acupuncture and herbs can help decrease inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract, which is crucial for healing the damaged gut lining and reducing symptoms.
  • Addressing Gut Dysbiosis: Acupuncture and herbs can eliminate harmful bacteria, and encourage the growth of beneficial bacteria creating an environment where proper digestion and assimilation occur.
  • Regulating immune response: Acupuncture can modulate the immune system, helping to balance immune reactions that contribute to gut inflammation and permeability.
  • Enhancing digestion: Acupuncture can improve blood flow to the digestive organs, promoting better nutrient absorption and overall digestive function.
  • Stress reduction: Acupuncture helps to alleviate stress and promote relaxation, which can be beneficial for managing symptoms associated with leaky gut syndrome.
Acupuncture for Leaky Gut

Our Approach To Treating Leaky Gut

Acupuncture Treatment

Initial Consultation & Treatment – $135 ~ 90 min 

The first session will consist of an in-depth discussion of your primary health concerns and full health history, along with a deep examination of the function of each of your body’s systems to properly diagnose any impairments or deficiencies.

Your practitioner will administer acupuncture, as well discuss an individualized treatment plan to address your specific condition and personal goals- which may include herbal medicine, dietary changes and lifestyle modification.

To save time at your initial consultation, feel free to print, fill out, and bring your Health History Form.

Follow-up Visit – $95 ~ 60 min 

Your follow-up sessions will focus on treatment of your main complaint, as well as resolving any relevant underlying causes and secondary concerns.

 *The cost of an herbal consultation is included in the above rates, minus cost of herbs.

Herbal Treatment

Initial Visit – $125 ~ 45-60 min 

The first session will consist of an in-depth discussion of your primary health concerns and full health history, along with a deep examination of the function of each of your body’s systems to properly diagnose any impairments or deficiencies.

Your practitioner will prescribe appropriate herbal formulas and discuss an individualized treatment plan to address your specific condition and personal goals- which may include dietary changes and lifestyle modification.

To save time at your initial consultation, feel free to print, fill out, and bring your Health History Form.

Follow-up Visit – $65 ~ 30 min 

During your follow-up sessions your practitioner will ask a series of questions, and perform diagnostic tests to assess how your body is responding to the herbal medicine and to see if any adjustments are necessary. 

Cupping

Initial Visit – $65 ~ 30 min 

Cupping is often used as a quick and effective way to release musculoskeletal pain and tension, especially neck pain and back pain- though it is used for many other disorders in Chinese medicine.

Your practitioner will administer a cupping treatment, as well discuss an individualized treatment plan to address your specific condition and personal goals- which may include acupuncture, herbal medicine, dietary changes and lifestyle modification.

Why Choose North End Acupuncture?

At North End Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine, we are dedicated to providing personalized and effective holistic healthcare options tailored to your individual needs. Our unique approach to integrative medicine ensures that we have a treatment option right for every patient. Whether you’re seeking pain relief, stress management, or overall wellness, we’re here to support you on your journey to better health through acupuncture.

Choose yourself

Don’t let Leaky Gut Syndrome hold you back. Contact us today to learn more about our acupuncture services or to book your appointment. Experience the benefits of acupuncture and herbal medicine for Leaky Gut in Boston, MA, and take the first step towards improving your digestive health and overall well-being.

Welcome to North End Acupuncture
Emily Centrella
Emily Centrella
2024-05-21
Philip is by far the best acupuncturist in Boston! I was in and out of the Doctor from a cyst in my foot and decided to try acupuncture to reduce the symptoms. After seeing Philip, my pain was completely gone! I continued to see him throughout marathon training and he addressed any pains that came up and I felt 100% for race day!!! I will definitely be seeing Philip during every marathon training cycle I have moving forward. I recommend North End Acupuncture to anyone that needs a well educated and thoughtful specialist!!!!
Jacquelyn Ko-Hoerres
Jacquelyn Ko-Hoerres
2024-05-13
I have been going to North End Acupuncture for several years now. Caleb the acupuncturist has been incredible to work with. The addition of this modality to my treatment plan has been really successful. Do not hesitate to try.
Wendy Franco Almquist
Wendy Franco Almquist
2024-05-06
I am a patient of Caleb’s for over a year. He has done an outstanding job addressing my complex issues including digestive issues ,allergies and insomnia. I recommend him highly
Nicole Hilaire
Nicole Hilaire
2024-04-23
Caleb is incredibly knowledgeable and does an excellent job explaining the treatment plan. I’ve noticed significant improvements in my overall health in the 6 months that I’ve been a patient.
Katherine Hut
Katherine Hut
2024-04-11
I have been one of Caleb’s patients for over a year. He’s exceptionally knowledgeable, and his years of experience definitely show! I saw a number of acupuncturists before finding North End Accupuncture— if you’re new to acupuncture or still looking for the right professional for you, I recommend giving this place a try!
Saul B
Saul B
2024-04-11
I have tried over a dozen practitioners in the city, but this is hands down the best acupuncture in Boston that I have experienced. I initially went to North End Acupuncture to get treatment for digestive issues. I saw Philip who specializes in digestive disorders. There was a lengthy first session where he asked me all sorts of questions and after he ordered some lab testing it was evident that I had Leaky Gut Syndrome, as well as some not so good bacteria in my gut. Philip explained each test result clearly so that I could understand it as well as what the plan was to treat it going forward. We started with acupuncture as well as a few Chinese herbal supplements, and we made a number of dietary and lifestyle changes. The results were profound. Within a week I had a significant reduction in symptoms and within 7 weeks my digestion was back to being completely normal after nearly a decade of significant issues. Not to mention my energy had returned and headaches were gone...two things that I never thought were related to my digestion. I'd give 6 stars if I could.
Aarati Noronha
Aarati Noronha
2024-04-08
I’ve been going to north end acupuncture for over 2 years now. Caleb is very good at what he does. I was suffering from intractable migraines and extreme insomnia when I first started treatment. I can say with confidence that I rarely suffer from migraines anymore, I sleep better and the overall quality of my life has improved significantly.
Mary-Ann Calcagno
Mary-Ann Calcagno
2024-03-29
Philip is so caring and thorough; he takes the time to listen to your concerns and discuss treatment. I found the acupuncture treatments and Chinese herbs very helpful when looking for relief from menopausal symptoms, stress, and generally anything that was bothering me when I visited him. I highly recommend!
Brittany Nazario
Brittany Nazario
2024-03-19
I've been going to Philip for the past 2 years and I can't say enough good things! I tried a handful of other acupuncturists before him and can confirm that his knowledge, service, and care can't be beat. He has helped me with SO MANY health issues and the treatment itself is a meditative experience in it's own. His treatments (acupuncture, herbs, and advice) have worked better than anything I've tried before. I have and will continue to recommend North End Acupuncture to anyone who is looking (or anyone who is complaining about anything health!). Thank you, Philip!!
Monica Degnan
Monica Degnan
2024-03-17
I love my acupuncture treatments with Lexi! I was skeptical about acupuncture at first but she explained why and how she was going to be helping me with my tennis elbow pain. Since my first treatment she has helped me with quality of sleep and improved the appearance of my shingle scars. If you have been skeptical give acupuncture a try, Lexi is wonderful.