Understand food allergies from a scientific point of view with Dr. David Karaba, an experienced practitioner whose focus of practice is on allergies. Some of the topics to be discussed include common food allergies such as gluten, dairy, grains, eggs, and soy, to conditions such as leaky gut syndrome. Discover the various means acupuncturists can use to mitigate the effects of food allergies, and how to prevent food allergies from occurring.
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Food allergies are a growing concern in the modern world. As a commonly seen clinical condition, it is prudent to have a deeper understanding of the causative mechanisms and treatment options available for food allergies.
Attend this course with Dr. David Karaba, a long-time advocate of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, to gain a scientific understanding of allergies and how it relates to both biomedicine and oriental medicine perspectives. Dr. Karaba details the common food allergens, the immune mechanisms that underlie them, how this relates to diagnosis and treatment from eastern and western perspectives, and how to prevent re-occurrence. David also discusses the various means that acupuncturists can use to treat and mitigate the effects of food allergies.
Topics covered will include:
Allergic response physiology
Intestinal Permeability (Leaky Gut)
Inflammation, Immune response, & Wei Qi
Enteric Nervous System
Beyond Sp Qi Deficiency; Small Intestine and Heart correlations (Hand Tai Yang & Hand Shao Yin)
Epithelial tissue commonalities
Common food allergies (gluten, diary, grains, eggs, soy, and lectins)
Reasons why (GMO, toxins, loss of tolerance, AIDP, gestation and breast feeding)
Treatment approaches (diet, herbs, supplements, and acupuncture)
Upon completion of this course, practitioners will:
Recognize potential allergic patients in the clinical setting
Understand the physiological responses and how it relates to Oriental Medicine
Utilize tools to verify allergic responses
Know common allergens and their effects on health
Know how to treat patients with allergic responses
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