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Are Your Allergy Symptoms Trying to Tell You Something?

Treat your allergy symptoms with acupuncture & Chinese medicine. Often at the change of seasons I see people suffering from allergy symptoms including runny nose, itchy eyes, feeling foggy or tired. If you are reacting to pollen, grasses and other environmental “allergens,” your sensitivity and intolerance to these substances may be just the tip of…

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Tips for reducing your risk for Colds and Flu

Tips for reducing your risk for colds and flu We love this time of year when the light is golden, and the last fire of summer of reds, yellows and gold are on the autumn leaves. As the season and weather changes our risk for catching colds and flu increases. At Pearl Natural Health our …

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Optimize Your Health in Autumn

Optimizing Health I am readying myself both physically and mentally for the oncoming autumn and winter season during this pandemic in order to not only survive but thrive. We have all been through a very tough 6 months and it is not over yet. So, how will we optimize our physical and mental and emotional…

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20 Facts about IBS, IBD, and SIBO Compiled

List of 20 Facts about IBS, IBD, and SIBO In the past we have written about the differences between IBS, IBD, and SIBO. Here is a list of facts about IBS, IBD, and SIBO, compiled from our other articles and research. We hope this list will help you to quickly understand more about these conditions.…


Exclusive Interview: Ellen Goldsmith on Naturopathy & Acupuncture

Co-founder of Pearl Natural Health, author and licensed acupuncturist, Ellen Goldsmith was interviewed by Paubox CEO Hoala Greevy. Pearl Natural Health is a Naturopathic, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Clinic in downtown Portland, Oregon Here, is the brief of the whole interview, take a look. Can you tell us more about your clinic? Ellen: Pearl Natural…

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Recipe: Fall Herbs and Cinnamon Tea

Fall Herbs and Cinnamon Tea The combination of fragrant thyme and rosemary along with spicy cinnamon is surprisingly delicious. This warming, aromatic tea is a perfect digestive for cooler autumn days and nights.   Tip While you can use dried herbs in this recipe, fresh herbs give it a vibrant and fresh aroma, which is…