By Danisha Bogue, L.Ac. - April 17, 2023
Categories: General

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the tissues are flying. It’s finally spring! But that doesn’t mean it has to be the start of your allergy season. With all-natural NAET treatments, you can get allergy relief without the long list of side effects from common medications. Along with acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine practices, NAET can get you back outside and into the sunshine.

History of NAET

Rooted in both Western and Eastern medicine, NAET, or Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Techniques, was discovered in 1983 by Dr. Devi Nambudripad. Dr. Nambudripad is a Doctor of Chinese Medicine and Chiropractic Arts, a licensed acupuncturist, a registered nurse, and a PH.D. She states that when there is a disruption of energy flow to any of the body’s twelve meridians, energy blockages and imbalances can occur causing diseases and symptoms. Allergies are an energy imbalance. The symptoms associated with allergies are due to meridian blockages.

A non-invasive, drug-free, natural solution, NAET alleviates allergies with acupuncture/acupressure, allopathy (knowledge of the brain, cranial nerves, spinal nerves, and autonomic nervous system), chiropractic, nutritional, and kinesiological (the science of movement) medicine. NAET treats all types and intensities of allergies using a blend of these energies.

Using NAET to Unblock Energy Pathways

Dr. Nambudripad’s technique identifies the blockages by accessing muscular reactions in the body when it’s in contact with the problematic allergen. After labeling the problem, acupuncture or acupressure and chiropractic-like pressure applied to along the spine can clear the energy pathway. This stops the brain from sending the distress signal that triggers the histamine response in the body when exposed to the allergen.

Different kinds of allergens affect different parts of the body including the stomach, liver, kidneys, and large intestines. These allergic reactions can result in multiple symptoms such as headache, fatigue, rash, or diarrhea. These responses happen when one or more of your meridians are blocked. The more meridians that are blocked, the more severe the allergic reaction will be.

NAET Treatments

With NAET treatments, one allergy at a time is treated. If you are not severely immune deficient, one treatment may be all you need to desensitize to the allergen. Mild to moderate allergies may take more (10-20) visits to desensitize your body to food and environmental allergens. Once treated for an allergen you should no longer react to it after avoiding it for 25 hours post treatment.

The techniques work in tandem to deactivate previously triggered immune responses to allergens. With NAET, your meridians are unblocked and the energy pathways between your brain and your cells are rewritten.

NAET Process

The first step in the NAET process is to identify problematic allergens and where the blockages are occurring in the body when the allergic response happens. Known as neuromuscular sensitivity testing, the patient holds a concentrated sample of the allergen in a glass vial in their hand while the NAET practitioner tracks the muscular responses within the body. Then a combination of spinal manipulations, acupuncture, and acupressure is administered to clear the obstructed meridians. This rewires the brain into learning that the allergen is not a threat and that an immune response isn’t necessary.

It is thought that when certain nerves and pain receptors are stimulated through acupuncture and acupressure when the patient is holding the allergen, the brain receives a different message that the allergen is no longer a threat. NAET ultimately rewires the brain within 25 hours with this updated messaging.

Eliminate Allergies with NAET

NAET can eliminate your allergy symptoms by stopping the allergic reaction before it starts. Thousands of people have gotten permanent allergy relief using NAET. Much like Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture, NAET treats the whole body naturally instead of just the symptoms.

Altitude Acupuncture will soon be offering NAET assessments and treatments. Stay tuned for when scheduling opens up for this treatment option!

Be well.



This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or illness. Please consult your healthcare provider prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medications or have a medical condition. Individual results may vary.