Alph-gal syndrome is a food allergy believed to be caused by a tick bite from the Lone Star tick. This is a common tick in mid-Missouri and in Phelps County. Symptoms of alpha-gal include hives, itching skin (eczema), headaches, stomach pain, and diarrhea. Alpha-gal is often associated with a food allergy to red meat. There are diagnostic test for Alpha-gal syndrome. These tests are often ordered by your primary care doctor.
Patients often seek relief from Alpha-gal with acupuncture. The most common and most effective acupuncture treatment is auricular allergy treatment.
Dr. Moreland has been performing acupuncture and auricular acupuncture for nearly 30 years. He is well-versed in auricular allergy treatment. We have been seeing great results for many of our patients. If you are interested in research, follow this link for information on the effectiveness of auricular acupuncture with Alpha-gal.
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Auricular acupuncture is rather painless, if often takes 6 to 12 weeks to complete. Patients are seen one time a week in the clinic, and they do home care daily. Many patients find their symptoms have completely resolved after their care.
If you been suffering from Alpha-gal, consider giving acupuncture a try. Our doors are always open at Moreland chiropractic clinic.
Contact us at 573-364-8086
Moreland Chiropractic Clinic Rolla MO
1419 Highway 72 East