Helena Amos impeccable reputation was built over 20 years of experience in western and alternative medicine. She has written these articles for more information regarding Conditions and treatments her Acupuncture & Natural Medicine Clinic provides.


What Are The Benefits of Acupuncture

There are many acupuncture benefits. Acupuncture is very effective at treating allergies, arthritis, asthma, eczema, digestion problems, sleep disorders and other medical conditions.

What are the Acupuncture Points?

Acupuncture points, or as they are sometimes called acupressure points, are specific spots on your body. The location of each of the acupressure points is exact and has definite therapeutic properties. These points are not only linked to internal organs but also are connected to overall well being of mind, body and spirit.

How to Treat Allergies

Over the years more and more people (children and adults alike) come to our Natural Medicine Clinic and Acupuncture office with multiple food allergies, pollen allergies, chronic sinus infections, eczema, itchy eyes, hives, runny nose, and other sensitivities.
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8 Reasons Your Kid Should Get Acupuncture

Acupuncture can be a wonderful therapy for kids. Many people often ask what the youngest age is that I can treat. And the answer is, we can tailor treatment according to the child’s age, stage of development, and comfort with treatment. I have been fortunate enough to treat newborns, as well as toddlers, preschoolers, elementary-aged kids, preteens, and teens here in my acupuncture clinic as well as in different health settings.

Are You Allergic to Rain?

Pollen and mold particles that may otherwise be too big to get into your lungs suddenly become broken up by a thunderstorm, allowing entrance into your lungs, which can lead to “thunderstorm asthma”. Thunderstorms’ electrical charge also makes tiny pollen and mold particles stickier, increasing the likelihood that they’ll cause trouble in your lungs once inhaled.

What Causes Thunderstorm Asthma?

The phenomenon, known as “thunderstorm asthma,” isn’t so much an issue of people being allergic to rain. Instead, thunderstorms form the “perfect storm,” literally, of circumstances to increase breathing difficulties.

The Real Causes of Diabesity (Insulin sensitivity, Weight gain)

The entire spectrum of diabesity, including all of its complications–diabetes, elevated blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol–are simply downstream symptoms that result from problems with diet, lifestyle, and environmental toxins interacting with our unique genetic susceptibilities. And the reason these dietary and lifestyle factors lead to diabesity is because they create a condition known as insulin resistance.

Can Celiac Disease Affect the Brain?

Celiac disease differs from most other autoimmune diseases in one critical respect: the trigger, gluten, is known. And in most cases, removing gluten will turn off the autoimmune destruction in the gut. Around 10 percent of people with celiac disease, and possibly more, are thought to suffer neurological symptoms, ranging from headache and nerve pain, to ataxia and to epilepsy.

15 Strategies to Survive Holidays

Especially during the holidays, you’ll likely find yourself somewhere where you have no control over what is served — a party, an event or a friend’s house. But that doesn’t mean you need to lose control and devour whatever sugary concoction your host has made. These 15 strategies can become incredibly helpful for your next dinner party or other holiday social gathering:

Enhance Your Endocrine Health with Acupuncture

The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal functions in the body and produces thirty distinct hormones each of which has a very specific job to do. This system controls your physical growth, mood, hormone output, reproduction, mental functionality, and immune system. When not working properly you become more susceptible to disease and your ability to fight off infection is weakened. Endocrine glands and their functioning impacts every area of your health.