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Allergies

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

Reasons to get acupuncture

Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Allergies

April 30, 2018

  Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Allergies Allergies, seasonal or otherwise, is one of the biggest health issues people deal with in the United States. And the numbers are rising every year. Part of this is because our agricultural practices have changed drastically in the past 40 years and our bodies are not accustomed…

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Seasonal Allergies

Research Update – Acupuncture and Seasonal Allergies

April 14, 2018

What does the research say about acupuncture and seasonal allergies? The American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy published research that found acupuncture effective for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is also known as hay fever. The researchers compiled the results from 13 quality studies, which followed 2,365 participants. The various studies confirmed acupuncture…

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Herbal tonics

Herbal Tonics for Allergies

March 30, 2018

It’s that time of year again!…Allergy Season   How do allergies start and what to do about them? An allergy occurs when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance, called an allergen. This could be anything from something you inhale to something you touch to something you eat. An allergic reaction may cause sneezing,…

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Vitamin D protection against respiratory infections

Vitamin D and Respiratory Infections

April 15, 2017

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 and how much vitamin D…

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What is gluten anyway?

June 18, 2016

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. While, celiac disease is an…

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Immune system

7 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System

April 5, 2016

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 to keep the body in…

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{Acupressure Help sheet}:: Eye Health

April 2, 2016
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Immune system

Acupuncture and your immune system

April 1, 2016

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, the body becomes more susceptible…

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A survival guide to dining out gluten-free!

December 20, 2015

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: Most restaurants now have their…

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Healthy Digestion

A “Starting Point” book for healthy digestion

November 16, 2015

A Starting Point Guide to Gluten-Free Living and Healthy Digestion…Available Now! 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 with celiac disease and…

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