Are Your Allergy Symptoms Trying to Tell You Something?

Are Your Allergy Symptoms Trying to Tell You Something?

  Are they telling you that it’s time to look at your diet? If you are reacting to pollens, grasses, and other environmental “allergens,” your sensitivity and intolerance to these substances may be just the tip of an iceberg.  It appears that seasonal allergy symptoms are expressed based on a “total load” of antigens in the body, of which food is a part.  Dietary changes have proven again and again to influence our sensitivity to season allergens, having a profound relationship to the cause of our symptoms.   Are they telling you to work on your digestion? For centuries, Chinese Medicine have given us insight into the relationship between digestion and the entire respiratory system. In most cases where susceptibility to allergy is strong, there is a central digestive component.   This focuses largely on the phenomenon of intestinal permeability, also known as “leaky-gut syndrome,” as well as

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Are You Sick of Being Tired?

There can be many causes of fatigue, but one thing is fairly consistent:  it strongly impacts all of your activities, and the very quality of your life. Fatigue is the absence of energy, vigor, and the drive that was once your’s.  Whatever your definition, it is intolerable, and conventional diagnostic and treatment methods do not address what is becoming an epidemic problem.   Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) affects 1 out of every 544 people in North America, 80% of whom are women.  Fatigue can be a feature of many other health problems, as well as a significant “disease” in itself.  Quite frankly, it is the biggest complaint amongst our patients, sometimes the main problem for someone seeking care, or as is often the case, secondary to other problems. Common Causes of Chronic Fatigue Hormone Imbalances (thyroid, adrenal, sex hormones, pancreatic hormones) Prolonged exertion (mental or physical) Injury, surgery,

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