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Allergies

Researchers found study patients with seasonal allergies who had acupuncture reported significant improvements in their quality of life.

Vitamin D and Respiratory Infections

This season has been one of the worst for cold and flu that I have seen in my practice. More people than usual had colds that progressed to respiratory infections, such as pneumonia or bronchitis. My patients ask me many questions about what they can do to not get sick …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 15, 2017

Vitamin D protection against respiratory infections
Vitamin D protection against respiratory infections

Vitamin D and Respiratory Infections

This season has been one of the worst for cold and flu that I have seen in my practice. More people than usual had colds that progressed to respiratory infections, such as pneumonia or bronchitis. My patients ask me many questions about what they can do to not get sick …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 15, 2017

What is gluten anyway?

It is estimated that 15 million Americans have food allergies and roughly 3 million Americans have celiac disease. Gluten is a protein found in wheat products including: wheat durum, spelt, rye, barley, to name a few. Gluten acts as a binding agent, like glue, that helps foods maintain their shape. …

Post by Ellie Heintze on June 18, 2016

What is gluten anyway?

It is estimated that 15 million Americans have food allergies and roughly 3 million Americans have celiac disease. Gluten is a protein found in wheat products including: wheat durum, spelt, rye, barley, to name a few. Gluten acts as a binding agent, like glue, that helps foods maintain their shape. …

Post by Ellie Heintze on June 18, 2016

7 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System

7 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System The immune system can get bogged down for a number of reasons, whether it is from being overworked, or chronic allergies, we all are looking for ways to improve our overall health and wellbeing. Below are tips to improve and strengthen immune function …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 5, 2016

Immune system
Immune system

7 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System

7 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System The immune system can get bogged down for a number of reasons, whether it is from being overworked, or chronic allergies, we all are looking for ways to improve our overall health and wellbeing. Below are tips to improve and strengthen immune function …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 5, 2016

{Acupressure Help sheet}:: Eye Health

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 2, 2016

{Acupressure Help sheet}:: Eye Health

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 2, 2016

Acupuncture and your immune system

TCM and your immune system Your immune system is the most important part of your body when it comes to staying healthy and fighting off disease and illness. It works by detecting harmful pathogens and viruses and protecting your body against them. When your immune system is not running properly, …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 1, 2016

Immune system
Immune system

Acupuncture and your immune system

TCM and your immune system Your immune system is the most important part of your body when it comes to staying healthy and fighting off disease and illness. It works by detecting harmful pathogens and viruses and protecting your body against them. When your immune system is not running properly, …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 1, 2016

A survival guide to dining out gluten-free!

Going out to eat should be fun and stress-free even if you have Celiac or are gluten-intolerant. The key is to let the restaurant and server know right away, don’t be shy! Here is a quick and easy guide to help make your dining out experience stress-free when eating gluten-free: …

Post by Ellie Heintze on December 20, 2015

A survival guide to dining out gluten-free!

Going out to eat should be fun and stress-free even if you have Celiac or are gluten-intolerant. The key is to let the restaurant and server know right away, don’t be shy! Here is a quick and easy guide to help make your dining out experience stress-free when eating gluten-free: …

Post by Ellie Heintze on December 20, 2015

A “Starting Point” book for healthy digestion

A Starting Point Guide to Gluten-Free Living and Healthy Digestion… Overview It is estimated that 15 million Americans have food allergies, and roughly three million Americans have celiac disease. In today’s culture, going gluten-free seems to be the new thing. It is becoming more common for people to be diagnosed …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 16, 2015

A “Starting Point” book for healthy digestion

A Starting Point Guide to Gluten-Free Living and Healthy Digestion… Overview It is estimated that 15 million Americans have food allergies, and roughly three million Americans have celiac disease. In today’s culture, going gluten-free seems to be the new thing. It is becoming more common for people to be diagnosed …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 16, 2015

Stop sneezing! Try this for seasonal allergies

Seasonal Allergy Relief This year seasonal allergies hit hard. Sneezing, watery eyes, nasal congestion, headaches…on and on! To make it worse, most OTC (over the counter) allergy medications are not working and sometimes produce un-wanted side effects like headache, dry mouth, and drowsiness. What happens when you are exposed to …

Post by Ellie Heintze on June 6, 2015

Stop sneezing! Try this for seasonal allergies

Seasonal Allergy Relief This year seasonal allergies hit hard. Sneezing, watery eyes, nasal congestion, headaches…on and on! To make it worse, most OTC (over the counter) allergy medications are not working and sometimes produce un-wanted side effects like headache, dry mouth, and drowsiness. What happens when you are exposed to …

Post by Ellie Heintze on June 6, 2015

Acupressure to boost immune system?

Acupressure for immune system There are several acupressure points on the body that can aid in fighting infections and boosting the immune system. The points highlighted in the video are Large Intestine (LI) 10 and Large Intestine (LI) 11. LI 11 is located at the outer end of the elbow …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 24, 2015

Acupressure to boost immune system?

Acupressure for immune system There are several acupressure points on the body that can aid in fighting infections and boosting the immune system. The points highlighted in the video are Large Intestine (LI) 10 and Large Intestine (LI) 11. LI 11 is located at the outer end of the elbow …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 24, 2015

Alternative Treatment Options For Allergies and Asthma

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma? It’s a little-known fact that these two conditions are directly linked to each other. Asthma, which affects roughly one in 12 people according to the CDC, is characterized by spasms of the small airways and inflammation. Furthermore, about 90% of children under the …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 22, 2015

Alternative Treatment Options For Allergies and Asthma

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma? It’s a little-known fact that these two conditions are directly linked to each other. Asthma, which affects roughly one in 12 people according to the CDC, is characterized by spasms of the small airways and inflammation. Furthermore, about 90% of children under the …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 22, 2015

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