Enhancement Series: Miracle Points for Digestive Health
As the seasons change so does your body. Your needs and requirements alter and are quite different in the cold then in the warm weather. Consequently it becomes apparent that modifications may be in order to accommodate these changes. You gotta zoop up the system a bit.
However for many of us the daily grind of life keeps us from making proper choices for optimal body function. These usually “end” up as digestive difficulties.
In this issue we will show you how to enhance body functions for better digestion, assimilation and utilization of the foods you consume – and maybe suggest a few changes that may be appropriate for your genetic, racial or cultural differences.
GALL BLADDER RELIEF
The gall bladder is a reservoir for the bile that is produced by the amazing liver. When food hits the stomach, the motion within the stomach along with the right PH (provided the stomach is working properly – yes we have some tests for this too) signal the gall bladder to release bile into the common bile duct where it makes its way into the small intestine. The bile serves to break down and emulsify foods – fats in particular (essential for health and hormone production). Bile also will disinfect and lubricate the rest of the intestines and bowel. YOU CANNOT DO THIS WITH A “FLUSH”.
Given today’s foods, the better your body works, the better off you’ll be.
Problems with the Gall Bladder are often accompanied by: GAS, INDIGESTION, and NAUSEA BLOATING, CONSTIPATION, DIARRHEA, UNEASYNESS, PAIN IN THE RIGHT SHOULDER BLADE, and TENDERNESS ON THE RIGHT SIDE UNDER THE RIBS.
From a professionals perspective we need to look at many things, stomach motility, parotid glands, TMJ function, stomach HCL, food sensitivities and other etc to really get down to it… but you can help by using some of these simple techniques.
In the web of the right hand between the thumb and the first finger is a reflex point that when tender often indicates some backup or issues in the gall bladder/biliary system.
Reflex point 1. Rubbing this point will often bring about relief to the gall bladder as well as relief of headaches for many people.
Reflex point 2. On the bottom 1/3 of the right foot, midline approximately where a stirrup would fit when riding a horse may be another tender point. Mash it 20-30 seconds.
As the Gall Bladder is not alone in the digestive processes, it is part of a very complex and dynamic system. With that said, searching the abdominal area will often reveal other tender spots. The following will help:
Master point A. for relief: Just below the bottom lip – between the chin and lip is a special point that lends energy to all the internal organs. Tap this point 3-4 times a second about 100x while gently rubbing on the tender belly area will often reduce pain and tenderness in the gut.
Master point B. Just above the lip and under the nose – right in the center, treat same as Master point A, tap and rub. Lymphatic relief occurs when briskly rubbing the area under the right breast along the ribs for about 10 seconds.
Walk and exercise as you can. During the cold, we tend to eat fatty foods for warmth. As a service to our patients we keep on stock lots of A-F Betafood from Standard Process. This tiny pill can emulsify and enable the bile to get into the system with little worry.