Allergies can effect you in so many ways. You may feel the effects anywhere; in your lungs, sinuses, eyes, digestion, skin, general energy level or anywhere else.
They can be seasonal allergies like pollen, or mold, even wool They can be environmental allergies like dust, animal dander, perfume or paint fumes or any number of chemical sensitivities They can be food allergies - you can get allergic to anything you eat
We are all familiar with the usual signs of 'Hayfever', runny nose, red eyes, etc. That's just the beginning...
Many people do their best to ignore digestive issues. They either go away or they keep getting worse until you pay attention to what's causing the symptoms.
Digestive problems can come from structural problems or parasites in the bowel, but they are more likely to have dietary and/or emotional causes. The cause can be any number of things.
• Stress or Emotional Issues
• Food Allergies or Sensitivities
• Environmental toxins
• Gut Biome imbalances
• Bad diet • Too little water intake
• Too little fibre intake
• Too much coffee or alcohol
• Side effects of medications
• Eating too much/little
• Eating too irregularly - too often or not often enough
• Eating too limited a diet
• Eating too soon after waking or late in your day
• Structural problems or diseases like Crohn's
People walk around with this sense of dread or terror that the world is about to end or that they just aren't good enough.
Students worry about their grades and have test anxiety. I teach Test Taking Strategies that support you while you are in school.
In this post 911 world where we're being sold fear, salaries are stagnant and prices are rising, there is plenty of reason to worry, but worrying does nothing but wear you down and mess up your sleep and digestion. A combination of the techniques that I use will begin to bring that anxiety down to manageable levels and help you to gain perspective.
Diet, exercise and working to reframe your perspective in combination with Acupuncture can be a winning combination for dealing with depression.
Most kids who are told they need to be medicated just need diet, movement and behaviour modification to resolve the problem. Don't be in a hurry to feed your kids the drugs that are being offered for this. They are dangerous and have long term side effects. Let us see what we can do to resolve this. Some of my recommendations will be hard, but you, your child and their teachers will thank me.
We can get addicted to anything. All addictions begin as thoughts and those can be controlled. The physical side of addictions can be unpleasant and, depending on the addiction, may require medical intervention. Emotional or behavioural addictions, including the emotional effects of physical addictions can be treated using a combination of acupuncture and Hypnosis.
The addiction can be to:
Big Life Changes
Any big life change will rock the foundations of your life. Let me work with you to help get the ground steady under your feet again.
Pain can come from many sources and can be treated in a multitude of ways.
the usual kinds of pain are:
Nerve compression and irritation.
Acupuncture is extremely successful in treating pain. Something that's been hurting for a while may take several treatments to begin relieving the pain.
In addition, for muscular pain, stretching and bodywork is usually very helpful.
I also will work with you to adjust your work-station to adapt it to fit your body and improve your posture at work.