Posts By: healAcu-user

Acupuncture can help Migraines – Self Acupressure Point for Migraines

Do you have migraines or know somebody who has migraines? Migraine symptoms include: Sharp, pounding pain, often on one side of the head Visual disturbances Dizziness, nausea and vomiting Sensitivity to light and sound Migraines can be triggered by: Stress or anxiety Hormonal changes Certain medications Food allergies, especially cheese, chocolate, alcohol, cured meats and… Read more »

“ I haven’t felt the need to see an Acupuncturist.”

I have been to many outdoor events with a booth, talking to people about Acupuncture.  “ I haven’t felt the need to see an Acupuncturist.” was one of the lines I heard often. I understand where they were coming from. They look at me as a medical provider, maybe a “specialist” of some sort. My… Read more »

Can you help me / my husband / my wife / my child / my co-worker with allergies?

                We get these questions often, our answer is: Yes! We offer three different modalities, all of which can help seasonal or environmental allergies: Acupuncture, Custom Chinese Herbs and Allergy Elimination. Additionally, Allergy Elimination, together with Acupuncture can help with food allergies. This Time Magazine article summarizes some… Read more »

Immune Boosting tips and products, provided by Janet Wrege, LAc, ND and Carola Stepper, LAc, RN retired

This is Carola’s daily routine: 8 or more hours of sleep Meditation, stretching On an empty stomach: 1 tall glass of warm water with a teaspoon of Apple Cider Vinegar (raw, unfiltered) Morning shake to take her supplements (all of which are available at Cascade Acupuncture Center):  1 scoop of Greens First 1 scoop of… Read more »

Our clients share their experience about Allergy Elimination for environmental and food allergies

Devi S. NAmbudripad, M.D., D.C., L.A.c, Ph.D. (Acu.) is the founder of Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET). Carola Stepper, LAc has been trained by Robin Cupp, LAc in Allergy Elimination, Applied Kinesiology (AK) and modified Tapas Acupressure Techniques (TAT).  He studied with Dr. Devi Nambudripad and with Tapas Fleming, LAc, who developed TAT, and found… Read more »

Winter weather injuries

What a winter it has been! We have had quite a few of our clients tell us they have achy backs, shoulders, necks or elbows due to too much shoveling. We have also had a few who fell and injured themselves. We have had one who fell at work and will receive Acupuncture under their… Read more »


Happy New Year! Yes the title is a bit of a pun on the fact that I have not written a blog post in over one year. Writing blog posts always seemed a bit daunting, so I procrastinated…Have you ever had some New Year Resolutions and didn’t follow through after a while? If so, we… Read more »

National Farmer’s Market Week and We can eliminate Food and Environmental Allergies

August 2nd through 8th is the 16th annual Farmers’ Market Week “Farmers Markets benefit communities by offering healthy, wholesome food while local farmers and ranchers benefit from new ways to present their products to customers,” said USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack in Washington, DC. We are proudly sponsoring all eight Gorge Farmer’s Markets this season: Hood… Read more »

Gratitude for not being paralyzed

  GRATITUDE FOR NOT BEING PARALYZED Today, ten years ago I fell off my mountain bike and injured my neck. It was the same mechanism of injury which can lead to paralysis – I was just incredibly lucky. During the following weeks I did everything I knew to help heal my neck: Energy work, Massage,… Read more »