Really this is a must read! It is an article that explains allergies in basic language. How they occur, triggers, predisposition to allergies, testing and treatment. I liked it and hope you do too. It is from The South African Journal of Natural Medicine and by Jenni Davies http://www.naturalmedicine.co.za/cat6.php?catID=7&article=20110718092323198Continue Reading . . .
Well there really is an App for everything! I came across this and thought it was a brilliant idea. An App has been developed for the iPhone that tells you what foods on the menus are dairy free in all the big fast food chains. I assume the information would be suitable for Ireland too, […]Continue Reading . . .
A new study done by Yale Universtity/University of Pittsburg, has shown a 30% reduction in hot flushes suffered by women as a result of their chemotherapy treatment of breast cancer. The acupuncture points that were used are traditional ones used for treating hot flushes and menapausal symptoms. The study found there was “a significant difference […]Continue Reading . . .
I am allergy and intolerance testing 20years now. From the very early years we were finding people showing to have Gluten Intolerance. We would advise them on a Gluten Free Diet and they would instantly feel 100% better. But yet when going to their medical practitioners they were testing negative for Coeliac Disease. This is […]Continue Reading . . .
A review of studies was carried out. Data from 13 trials was considered. 9 were based on acupuncture treatment and 4 on acupressure. The conclusions included the following: Acupuncture patients experienced less intense pain There was increased satisfaction with pain relief from acupuncture Reduced use of pharmacological analgesia where acupuncture was used Fewer instrumental deliveries […]Continue Reading . . .
The “New England Journal of Medicine” recently published an article which states that acupuncture and ginger may be beneficial to women suffering with nausea and vomitting in pregnancy. The article is from the Health Care Medical Institute. Anything that helps morning sickness has to be a good thing! http://www.healthcmi.com/index.php/acupuncturist-news-online/408-acupunctureceusgingermorningsicknessContinue Reading . . .
This is an answer to a medical question on Doctor NDTV and was posted by Dr Rajas Deshpande. Although a short answer it does answer the question well. Why would you get persistent headaches? It highlights allergies as a main possible factor. http://doctor.ndtv.com/faq/ndtv/fid/0059241/Why_am_I_having_persistent_headache.htmlContinue Reading . . .
I found this article fascinating and full of great tips and ideas for the allergic gardener. Really, if gardening is your passion and if you have allergies then this is a MUST read. It goes into great detail as to which plants are less likely to cause problems with pollens and even down to which of […]Continue Reading . . .
Evidence is now sugesting that acupuncture can help with certain types of infertility. This is an interesting article by Hilary Easmom highlighting this. Acupuncture is increasingly becoming thought of as main stream treatment of fertility issues. Acupuncture can be used in conjunction with Chinese Herbs. This article highlights the potential for acupuncture and chinese herbs […]Continue Reading . . .