Western medicine journals don’t generally report on acupuncture research but the Journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology reported on research in 2008. Research on allergy sufferers who received 3-6 months of acupuncture treatment combined with routine care showed that acupuncture provided them with ‘clinically relevant and persistent benefits’. Read more
Acupuncture relieves seasonal allergies and is a natural alternative to allergy shots and antihistamines. In this article, you will discover how acupuncture relieved allergy symptoms in a research study. Some basic Chinese medicine concepts are discussed in a ‘user friendly’ way. You will also learn how allergies are diagnosed as a condition of dampness and can be considered cold or warm type based on your symptoms. Knowing which type of allergy you have is important both for acupuncture treatment and for self care.
While not discussed in this article, some common food items that contribute to ‘dampness’ and ‘cold’ type allergies are sugar, cold and raw foods, cold beverages, white flour, and dairy. ‘Heat’ inducing foods include oils, especially the kind used in deep frying. Hot spicy foods and alcoholic beverages also create heat so would be important to avoid if you have a heat type allergy. Read more
What if I told you there was a method of healing that could improve almost any illness?
In this article you will read the dramatic story of a man brought back from a coma who was literally dying before receiving acupuncture treatments. This patient didn’t receive just any acupuncture; he was treated with Dr. Tan’s 12 Magic Points for balancing the body. This revolutionary method utilizes ancient Chinese principles to obtain balance when the patient’s body has become imbalanced. It works well for those who have ‘all over symptoms’ with many things going on at once. You don’t have to live with chronic illness no matter what the diagnosis. As long as your body is breathing, you have life force that can be balanced and directed towards your healing. Read more
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