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Allergy Elimination

ALLERGY ELIMINATION

Are you still suffering from seasonal or year-round allergies?

Dr. Safayan offers a natural, painless and non-invasive allergy elimination therapy called Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET), developed in 1983 by Devi Namudripad, MD, DC, LAc, PhD, a California-based physician. We find that many disorders — such as coughs, digestive complaints, headaches, back aches, joint pain, cravings, PMS and others — stem from undiagnosed allergies. When conventional methods fail to provide relief we frequently recommend NAET to our patients, who experience significant benefits.

What is NAET?

NAET employs an effective combination of kinesiology, acupressure, and acupuncture to diagnose, reduce and often eliminate allergies, helping our patients regain healthy balance and function.

How does NAET work?

NAET combines Eastern and Western medical systems and views allergies in terms of the effect they have on the energetic system of the body.

In an allergic person, the allergic substance is perceived by the body as a threat to its well-being. When contact is made with an allergen, it causes obstruction (swelling), disrupting the normal flow of energy through the body. This obstruction begins the chain of events (immune response) that develop into an allergic response. NAET can reprogram the autonomic nervous system (desensitization) thus removing the energetic obstructions and significantly decreasing or eliminating the allergy. Each allergen requires one NAET session to be treated and cleared.

How are allergies identified?

Allergies and sensitivities may be identified through skin and blood testing or Muscle Response Testing (MRT), a non-invasive in-office procedure that Dr. Safayan does during an NAET session. A series of homeopathic dilutions of allergens are utilized to determine the patient’s response to various substances, from pollens and molds to common food allergens such as wheat and dairy and finally to many chemicals found throughout our environment.

What does treatment consist of?

While the patient holds the vial containing the homeopathic dilution of the identified allergen, Dr. Safayan stimulates acupressure points along the spine. He then inserts acupuncture needles into specific points to regulate the autonomic nervous systems response to the allergen. The treatment takes about 30 minutes and the allergen must be completely avoided for 25 hours post-treatment.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments needed varies from person to person. Most patients are found to have multiple allergies, requiring a series of treatments.

How long do the treatments last?

Depending on the health and vitality of the individual, the benefit can last from months to years.

Are there side effects?

Usually, no. NAET diminishes the hypersensitivity of the autonomic nervous systems to a given allergen and thus reduces the allergic potential of the patient.

Occasionally the original symptoms worsen for a few days or general changes in appetite, sleep, emotions, bowel or urination patterns may occur. These should not be cause for concern, as they are indications that the treatment is working and subside on their own without complications.

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Safayan for 6 years. I initially came seeking alternatives to taking drugs that had potential serious side effects for my arthritis. Instead of treating the symptoms, he suggested we look at the “bigger” picture to find out what caused my body’s reaction. Turned out I was allergic to some common foods, and avoiding them cleared my flares up completely. NAET treatments have also helped with my spring allergies and I’m able to go biking and hiking instead of staying indoors. I had a very strong allergy to fish all my life and decided to try NAET for that. I eat salmon quite often now and it still amazes me each time that I can. Also, I was able to avoid a surgery for a torn meniscus, thanks to prolotherapy performed by Dr. Safayan. Thank you for helping me to stay healthy!
– Leo G.

Note: Dr. Safayan is one of the leading medical acupuncturists in the United States. He is a senior faculty member and the Preceptor in charge of the Helms Medical Institute, which provides medical acupuncture training for both civilian and military physicians in the use of acupuncture for common medical conditions as well as PTSD and TBI.

If you have not experienced acupuncture before, read more about the history, process and benefits here.

Learn more about NAET on the NAET website.