Five Things I am Doing For My Allergies

This week my spring allergies kicked in big time.  Sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, congestion, and a headache.  All this means I feel crappy and tired.

Luckily, I have many therapies at my fingertips for my allergies.  Just as I do for my patients, I use a combination of acupuncture, acupressure, and herbal remedies for my allergies.  Here are the five things.

1.  Acupuncture for allergies is amazing.  Acupuncture for allergies help to decrease pressure, pain, and headache.  It can open up closed sinuses, and help to reduce itchy eyes and nose.  Some of the best acupuncture points are … Read More

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs Treatment of Pompholyx Eczema

Pompholyx eczema is a specific type of eczema on the hands and feet that causes vesicles, itching, and often fissures.   This can occur on the palms and fingers in the hand and the soles of the feet.

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help relieve the itching, swelling, vesicle, and inflammation in pompholyx eczema. The goal is to regulate the underlying imbalance causing the eczema, which can lead to long term improvement.

It is called also called dyshidrotic eczema because people with this condition often experience excess sweating from the palms of the hands.

Chinese herbs are thought to regulate the … Read More