What Is An Allergy?
An allergy is a condition of unusual sensitivity of a person to one or more substances that generally do not affect other individuals.
The immune system overreacts to the harmless substance attempting to protect the body from harm or damage.
Many people are allergic to hundreds of substances and don’t even know it. They have symptoms or reactions that go on for years before realizing that they have health concerns.
Individuals can develop allergies, or they can inherit them.
Allergy systems can range from mild to debilitating and even life threatening. People can be allergic to anything: food, drinks, clothing, chemicals, pollens, jewelry. The list goes on indefinitely, if you can think of it you can be allergic to it.
When contact is made with something the body perceives as harmful, a blockage occurs in the energy pathways, called meridians, disturbing the normal flow of energy through the body’s electrical circuits.
Our brains classify substances in one of three ways:
Allergies and Chronic Illness
There are many ways your brain signals your body about the possible danger if an allergic component remains in the body including but are not limited to illness, pain, and inflammation. Without detection or a change in behavior these conditions will persist over time.
Allergies can be contributing factors in eczema, constipation, fatigue, insomnia, acid reflux, digestive disorders, migraines, chronic infections and much more.
What You Can Do
Work to keep your body free of allergies and your immune system in healthy and strong. This includes your modifying lifestyle choices if necessary. What you eat and drink, how much you exercise, the stress in your life, hereditary factors all contribute to your overall health. You may need to make some specific changes in your diet & eating habits and in your routines.
Learn to increase your awareness of substance is are causing inflammation or pain.
You can remove items from your diet one at a time and see if there is a correlation between what you eat and how you feel physically.
Consider Nutrition Response Testing
Nutrition Response Testing (NRT) tests your reflexes providing a system for monitoring the condition of your body and overall health. There are two parts to Nutrition Response Testing:
1) The Analysis (Muscle Group Response Testing)
Nutrition Response Testing (NRT) tests your reflexes providing a system for monitoring the condition of your body and overall health.
2) The Personalized Health Improvement Program
Designed Clinical Nutrition seeks to determine specific nutrients you may need for nutritional balance.
To set up a free phone consultation and learn more about NRT – Contact Heidi Hoffman by phone (626) 470-7711 or go to the Nutrition Response Testing page on our website and submit a form telling us about your specific issues and goals.