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Category: Allergies

What Are Allergies And How Can Acupuncture Help?

Those with allergies suffer many unpleasant symptoms. Luckily, Chinese Medicine offers effective relief for Allergic Rhinitis. Including nasty symptoms like: itchy, red, watery eyes, digestive disturbances, itchy throat or skin, congestion, postnasal drip and sneezing. What Causes Allergies? Allergies are a great example of a misplaced immune response. Exposure to allergens elicits the release of IgE antibodies. IgE: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 20, 2018

Acupuncture Offers Effective Allergy Relief

Large Intestine 4 Allergies are a common problem with symptoms ranging from the occasional sniffle to severe, life threatening reactions. Many people don’t realize how very effective both acupuncture and Chinese herbs are for relieving the many symptoms associated with allergies. So I am going to tell you! According to WebMD, 55% of the U.S. population: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 9, 2015

The "Pollen Vortex" Is Here - Chinese Medicine Can Help

Recently my Chicago acupuncture office has been receiving calls from people who are looking for allergy relief. Apparently we can blame the Polar Vortex for this, too. Our recent brutal winter has led us to a “pollen vortex”, not good news for people who suffer with allergies. Because it was sooo cold for sooo long,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 16, 2014

Cordyceps - An Amazing Herb Used In Chinese Medicine

Cordyceps is a very popular tonic in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is often used in formulas and alone. Some people feel it rivals Ginseng as one of the best tonic herbs out there. To learn more about this powerful herb read on. From: The Portland Acupuncture Blog By: Amy Chitwood Burslem LAc Photo from:http://www.chinese-herbs.org/cordyceps/ Cordyceps: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 12, 2010

Hope Means...

I got the inspiration for this post from my friend Christina’s blog; Hopeful Parents. I want to share this quote from Maria Robinson with you, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” There are so many, many sayings about each new day; the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 8, 2009

What Does It Mean To Forgive?

Here is another thoughtful post from one of my favorite writers (and mother) Dr. Linda Edelstein. In preparation for leading a Yom Kippur discussion at the synagogue, I spent several months reading about the topic – How to Forgive. I started with the Buddhists, read some biblical material I received from an Orthodox Rabbi, and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 2, 2009

What is Acupuncture and How Can it Help You?

from the examiner.comby Katie Mattson Acupuncture is a 4,000 year old system of treatment based in Chinese health care that uses sterile needles to activate energy channels in the body. Don’t discount it’s effects because it sounds a bit out there – or even because of your aversion to needles. This isn’t a form of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 22, 2009

Treating Allergies with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

This post is from Acufinder.comBy: Carl Hangee-Bauer, ND, L.Ac.Website: http://somaacupuncture.com With spring’s sunshine and flowers come wind and pollen, which for many people signals the onset of allergy season. Tree pollens are the most prevalent pollens in the spring and many trees are prolific pollinators. Grass and weed pollens follow in late spring and summer,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 18, 2009

What Can Acupuncture Treat?

This article is from acufinder.com By: Diane Joswick, L.A.c.,MSOM Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are extremely successful in the treatment of a multitude of conditions. Many people try Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as a “last resort” to serious and complex medical problems and find that it can help them when other treatments could not. Acupuncture is: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 28, 2009
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