Q&A 3/9/23 All About Constipation


Understand the importance of healthy bowel movements. How Traditional Chinese Medicine views the large intestines and lungs. Best way to retrain for daily bowel movements. The connection between depression, anxiety, irritability and Constipation. Learn about laxatives and Dementia Risk. How  Acupuncture and Electroacupuncture can support constipation. Fiber and supplement recommendation for constipation.


00:00 Introduction

05:00 Importance of healthy bowel movements

08:14 Large Intestines and Chinese Medicine

09:18 Lungs and Chinese Medicine

10:39 Retraining to have daily bowel movements

12:48 Depression, anxiety, irritability and Constipation

14:09 Vagus Nerve

18:15 Floating a Boat Analogy

23:20 Laxatives

25:49 Laxatives and Dementia Risk

27:49 Acupuncture, Electroacupuncture and Constipation

29:33 Fiber recommendation for constipation

32:07 Brand of Buffered C

32:37 Boiling flax seeds

33:08 Melatonin Supplements

34:16 Papaya Seeds and Skin

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