Allergies

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

Acupuncture and allergies

Can acupuncture help prevent allergies?

July 12, 2020

Can acupuncture help prevent 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…

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Combat Seasonal allergies

Combat Seasonal Allergies, Naturally

June 10, 2020

Tips to Combat Seasonal 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…

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Spring cleansing tips

4 Easy Ways to Spark Spring Cleansing

May 28, 2020

Spring Cleansing and Clearing Springtime has a natural feeling of rejuvenation and rebirth. Perfect time for Spring Cleansing. The days get visibly longer, little green buds start to appear on the trees and hibernating animals come out of their winter slumber. For us, as humans, the lengthening days bring with them a natural urge to…

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Dairy allergy and diet

What you need to know about dairy allergy and intolerances

May 20, 2020

Got food allergies? Let’s look at Dairy allergy and intolerances, what is the difference? Having a dairy allergy or food intolerance is not fun. It can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, and nausea. It also causes embarrassing symptoms like flatulence and diarrhea. Other symptoms linked to food intolerances include muscle or joint pain, headaches, exhaustion, and…

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Acupuncture and Its Effect on Allergic Rhinitis

April 28, 2020

The Effects of Acupuncture on Allergies It’s that time of year again, Seasonal Allergy Season Millions of people suffer from recurring seasonal allergy symptoms. Commonly affecting 10-30% of people in the US. Interesting to note that people who are exposed to indoor allergies (dust, mold, animal dander), born during the pollen season, and have presence…

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Natural Treatments for common cold

The Common Cold Got You Down?

March 11, 2020

Can acupuncture and naturopathic medicine help the common cold? Background On The Common Cold Given the nature of the common cold and that it’s primarily caused by a viral infection, no antibiotic or western medicine has yet been able to cure it. Therefore, it’s a cold that we must suffer through until our bodies have…

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Seasonal changes and health

How to Stay Healthy During Seasonal Changes

March 7, 2020

How to Stay Healthy As Winter Changes to Spring This cold and flu season has been one for the books! Not only is the flu still very high in WA state and the COVID-19 pandemic, but also seasonal allergy season is right around the corner! For most people, the change of seasons from winter to…

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Acupuncture can help allergic rhinitis

Did you know acupuncture can help allergic rhinitis?

March 3, 2020

Acupuncture Can Help Allergic Rhinitis Let’s dive in! Millions of people suffer from allergies every year and the causes of allergies seem to be as many as the people who suffer from them. The Stats According to the CDC, over 12 million doctors visits reported involving allergic rhinitis in 2016 and 3 million reported office…

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Acupuncture and respiratory issues

Acupuncture and Respiratory Issues

October 14, 2019

  Acupuncture and Respiratory Issues A common question I get is “what can acupuncture treat?” Acupuncture can help with a wide range of concerns, one of them being respiratory issues. So, yes there is a point for that! But what does the research say about acupuncture and respiratory issues? The Journal of Complementary Medicine Research…

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Gut health

Can My Symptoms Actually Be a Food Intolerance?

July 6, 2019

    Can My Symptoms Actually Be a Food Intolerance? Food intolerances or “sensitivities” can affect you in so many ways. They are actually becoming more common as well. Before we dive in. It is best to differentiate between intolerances and allergies. Food allergy vs. intolerances With food allergies it can be an immediate reaction…

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