This blog post is written by Shan Tan, a blogger, who has perennial allergic rhinitis.   It is the time of the year again – SPRING. With the blossoming flowers and great weather, it is a lovely season for some but a dreaded time for those with seasonal allergies. It is the A-C-H-O-O season!

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  Seeds are good for you.   Pumpkin seeds also have high levels of essential fatty acids that help keep our blood vessels healthy and lower bad cholesterol. They are a source of zinc and vitamin E, nutrients that help maintain healthy eyes, hair, and skin. Pumpkin seeds are the most alkaline-forming seed in a world of

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  Back in 2011 I blogged about a 3 year clinical trial that started in 2009 where acupuncture was used in emergency departments of Australian hospitals to treat acute pain.   Fast forward to 2014 and this month a study was published that demonstrated that acupuncture is safe and effective for the treatment of pain

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  This is part 2 of three-part series about Chinese medicine and allergic rhinitis. In case you missed it, here’s part 1 and part 2.   How Acupressure Can Help   Away from the treatment room, you can try some acupressure on your hand or by your nose. It’s not as effective as with a

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  This is part 2 of three-part series about Chinese medicine and allergic rhinitis. To read part 1, click here.   How Acupuncture Fits In   Acupuncture helps in relieving the allergic rhinitis by strengthening the body’s system, tonifying the Spleen and qi, supporting the exterior so that it’s not so vulnerable to attack by

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  To help you understand Chinese medicine basics discussed in this article, read this.   Allergic rhinitis is generally described as a congenital problem (you were born with it) or due to some kind of deficiency or dysfunction of an organ(s). Simply said, it’s usually a chronic condition that has had a long time to

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  This blog post is written by Peter Smith, sleep expert who practices in Central London, UK.   You know how great you feel during the day when you’re completely refreshed from a good night’s sleep, how about having that great feeling every day. Your body and mind are designed to make you sleep well

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  I often get asked by my patients what supplements or vitamins they should be taking.   I am of the opinion that the best way to get vitamins and nutrients is through your diet, through the food that you cook into a delicious meal. Now research has shown that gulping down vitamin E supplements

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