Wellness Guide

Information about common health concerns, with practical guidance to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

NAET Immune System Boosting Protocol

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Immune-Boosting Protocol for Cold and Flu Season As we head into Autumn and Winter, AKA “Cold and Flu Season,” we’d like to tell you about this new protocol for boosting your immune system, which can help you prevent or reduce the symptoms of upper respiratory infections. It was developed by Dr. Devi Nambudripad, the founder Read More

Integrative Treatment Options for Long-Term COVID-19 Symptoms

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Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has infected more than 20 million people and caused hundreds of thousands of deaths in the U.S. Most people who recover from COVID-19 return to normal health, but some suffer long-term effects which range from mild to severe and can last weeks or months after recovery from the Read More

Common Cold

The Common Cold

Chinese Medicine does not recognize the diagnosis of the “common cold.” Why? Because everyone is an individual and therefore not “common”! Chinese Medicine views symptoms in terms of patterns. In the case of the “common cold” you can have any one or a combination of any number of patterns.

In Vitro Fertilization: Acupuncture and Fertility

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1.7 percent of all infants born annually in the United States are conceived using assisted reproductive technology (ART) which includes in vitro fertilization (IVF). (1) CDC statistics also state that 12% of women in the U.S. aged 15-44 have used infertility services. (2) Acupuncture and TCM for Read More

Ticks & Lyme Disease: How to Avoid & Treatment Options

Lyme disease is on the rise. It is defined as a bacterial disease transmitted by infected ticks. According to the CDC, Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne, infectious disease in the United States. Since 1982, the number of reported cases annually has increased 25 fold. Along with the diagnosis of Lyme disease there are Read More

Herbal Medicine for Allergies

Understanding Allergies and Allergic Reactions An allergen is a foreign substance that causes your immune system to react. Dr. Devi Numbudripaud, the creator of NAET Allergy Elimination, has expanded on the definition of an allergen to include “anything that causes an adverse reaction in an individual, that does not cause a reaction in a healthy Read More

The Emotional Aspects of The Heart According to Chinese Medicine

The Emotional Aspects of The Heart According to Chinese Medicine “A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.” Proverbs 15:13 In almost every culture there is a thought process that the heart holds emotion or the mind. Hence sayings like “follow your heart”. The Chinese culture Read More

Acupuncture and TCM for the treatment of Insomnia & Depression

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have a long history of treating depression and insomnia. Treating Depression and Insomnia Depression is one of the most common mental disorders. It can have many complicated influencing factors, such as loss of interest and sleep disorders including insomnia. Approximately 70% of patients with depression have symptoms of insomnia. In Read More

Acupuncture for Migraine Prevention

  There are many different types of migraines and just as many types of treatments ranging from over the counter medication, prescription pain relievers, or even Botox. Migraines affect approximately 18% of women and 5% of men in the United States.  They can be debilitating and effect quality of life. Unfortunately, many of the common Read More

Alternative Treatments for Allergies and Asthma

Asthma and allergies are related Did you know that asthma and allergies are closely related? Asthma, which affects roughly one in 12 people according to the CDC, is characterized by spasms of the small airways and inflammation. About 90% of children under the age of 16 with asthma also have allergies. In people with asthma Read More

Arm Pit Detox?!

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You’re curious now. Right? Like so many others I tried to use “natural” deodorants. Or, as I lovingly refer to them “hippie deodorant”.   They didn’t work! I would have to reapply multiple times a day. As someone that is an acupuncturist, Reiki practitioner, NAET practitioner, and massage therapist my pits are frequently up close and Read More

What can Acupuncture and NAET Allergy Elimination do to Help Arthritis?

  There are several different types of arthritis including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, septic arthritis, Still’s disease, and ankylosing spondylitis.  Depending on which type of arthritis you have will determine the best treatment course for you. Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints. According to Read More

Vaccinations, Alternative Vaccine Schedule, and How NAET May Help Prevent Side Effects

Like so many of my blog articles this one comes on the heels of recent current events.  Specifically, the measles outbreak in a neighboring town and the outbreak in California.  Everywhere I turn I hear outraged parents and teachers, and every possible argument. There is a reason why diseases like polio and smallpox are not Read More

Teri’s Cold and Flu Medicine Cabinet

What is in Teri’s Medicine Cabinet for the Cold/Flu Season?     Honey Gardens:  Apitherapy Honey Wild Cherry Bark Syrup     Honey Gardens: Apitherapy Raw Honey     Bi Yan Pian     Vicks     Breathe essential oils     On Guard essential oils     Eucalyptus essential oils     Peppermint essential oils     Coconut Oil Pull     Grape Fruit Seed Extract     Garlic pills     Gan Mao Read More

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and NAET

What is IBS according to Western Medicine? The CMDT defines Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) as a chronic functional disorder characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort with alterations in bowel habits. Symptoms generally begin in late teens and early twenties. Pain is often relieved with defecation. There is a change in the frequency in bowel movements Read More