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Natural treatment for rhinitis

Can acupuncture help prevent allergies?

March 22, 2019

Acupuncture and Allergies: What does the research say? In 2015, the American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy published research that found acupuncture is 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…

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Seasonal Allergy Help in Seattle

Combat Seasonal Allergies, Naturally

March 10, 2019

Tips to Combat Allergies in the PNW and Seattle A runny nose, sneezing, itchy watery eyes…also known as symptoms of allergies.  Allergies can really be a pain. It is estimated that nearly 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year, and spend over $18 billion a year on over-the-counter allergy medications. What if there were…

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Parsley for health and spring detox

Recipe: Spring Parsley Pesto

March 1, 2019

{Recipe}: Spring Parsley Pesto With March comes the promise of sunnier, warmer days, inspiring many people to get outside and into the woods, parks or whatever green spaces their town has to offer. Unfortunately, for many people the arrival of spring also means another round of seasonal allergies and the accompanying symptoms. Many people suffer…

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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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Healthy Eating for spring

Healthy Eating for Spring

April 25, 2018

–> Get a copy of our spring newsletter now!     Healthy Eating for Spring Spring is a time of renewal, regeneration, growth, and energy. Plants and animals awaken from their slumber during the cold winter months, and vital nutrients stored in the roots of the plants and bodies of the animals come to the…

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Safe cosmetics

How to choose safe cosmetics to promote health and wellness

February 21, 2018

  The cosmetic industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, predicted to have reached $265 billion in 2017. Cosmetics include anything that is prepared to be in contact with the body or teeth such as toothpaste, make-up, and even hair products. With the average adult using about nine cosmetic products a day, it is really important…

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Acupuncture and Immune System

3 Points to Alleviate Dampness

October 30, 2016

3 Points to Alleviate Dampness Nobody wants to be damp. When dampness occurs it is imperative that you solve the issue, the body should never be overly damp. Dampness is heavy, stagnant and tends to solve things down throughout the body. In addition to changing your diet and the way you eat, there are specific…

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Gluten-free coconut curry

{Gluten-free Recipe}: Coconut Chicken Curry

February 15, 2016

Eating gluten-free has never been easier! Try this Coconut Curry Chicken recipe that is free of gluten, dairy, soy, and eggs! There are only 4 main ingredients involved: chicken, asian stir-fry veggies, 1 can of coconut milk, and brown rice…and spices.  Trader Joe’s is a great place to get these simple ingredients. Cooking with food allergies…

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Celiac disease and going gluten-free

Seriously, celiac disease?

May 3, 2015

  May is celiac disease awareness month and the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), is starting a new campaign to educate families about this autoimmune disorder. What is celiac disease? Celiac disease (CD) is a genetic autoimmune condition that is triggered by the protein gluten. In celiac, gluten causes damage to the lining of…

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