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Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Technique for Pets in San Diego

What Is Veterinary NAET, and How Can It Help in the Treatment of Domestic Pets?

The Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET) is a diagnostic and treatment technique, based on the principles of Chinese medicine and developed primarily for humans, that has altered the lives of many people for the last 20 years through the work of Dr. Nambudripad and over 2,000 trained practitioners around the world. Evaluation and treatment consists of simple muscle response testing of various substances to determine the existence and extent of allergic sensitivities. Since 1994, Drs. Roger Valentine and Jan Steele have extended the use of NAET to a highly effective application for domestic pets.
Although the term "allergy" has been widely used in the medical profession and the public sphere for decades, knowledge about the nature of allergies and their implications is still in its infancy. Many people continue to think of allergies simply as a limited group of symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, hives, asthma or hay fever. Fortunately, increasing numbers of health professionals are beginning to recognize allergic reactions as factors in most illnesses and disorders.
Allergies are understood to be an unusual sensitivity to certain substances. An allergy may result from numerous causes, including repeated exposure to a particularly strong or toxic allergen over a short period of time, or from events such as serious trauma, major surgery, any anesthetic event, vaccinations, as well as emotional stresses such as change in habitat, weaning or change in family members (human or animal).
Symptoms that are treatable by veterinary NAET include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Gingivitis
  • Scared pet personality
  • Urinary tract disorders
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dandruff
  • Asthma (allergic bronchitis)
  • Seizures
  • Gas
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety
  • Flea sensitivity
  • Hair loss
  • Edema
  • Vomiting
  • Chronic cough
  • Gastritis
  • Bronchitis
  • Colitis
  • Excessive appetite
  • Hypertension
  • Behavioral disorders
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Sudden weight loss/gain
  • High blood pressure
  • Inappropriate urination
  • Itching
  • Diarrhea
  • Irritability
In the case of pets, an allergy may be caused by a number of substances or environmental influences. It may follow a variety of minor or major stresses to your pet.
An animal that has been exposed repeatedly to a particular strong or toxic allergen over a period of time may exhaust the body's defenses. Symptoms may worsen at certain times of the year, as in the case of pollen allergies. Symptoms may also be more acute at certain locations or under certain conditions. This is due to the fact that greater amounts of the offending allergy can be contacted under specific circumstances.
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Through the practice of veterinary NAET, these stresses (traumatic, environmental and emotional) are first identified and then eliminated.
Major stresses include:
  • Chronic illness
  • Spay
  • Declaw
  • Anesthetic event
  • Abuse
  • Major dentistry
  • Neuter
  • Bite wounds
  • Hit by car
  • Abandonment   
Minor stresses include:
  • Vaccinations
  • Water changes
  • Family stresses
  • Food changes
  • Habitat/household changes
  • New pets in household
Veterinary NAET, which applies Chinese medicine principles through acupuncture, kinesiology and acupressure, is composed of two distinct modalities. The diagnostic method, human or animal, is muscle response testing (MRT), while the treatment component involves stimulating the spinal nerves via acupressure to reimprint the brain's recognition of the allergen. When used with animals, as with human infants, a human acts as the intermediary between the physician and the patient. The surrogate extends one arm and places the other hand on the patient. Various substances contained in glass vials are placed on the patient by the surrogate. While the vial is held against the patient, the practitioner applies downward pressure against the surrogate's extended arm; meanwhile, the surrogate attempts to resist this pressure. If a sensitivity to a substance is detected, the arm will go weak and the surrogate will be unable to resist the pressure being applied. Once the sensitivities are identified, a quick, painless and noninvasive acupressure treatment through the surrogate is used to rebalance the pet's nervous system response to the identified allergens. Muscle testing is also utilized in the prescriptive phase to identify any additional necessary medications and to individualize dosages.
Veterinary NAET recognizes three main categories of energy blockage: structural/environmental, chemical/nutritional and psychological/emotional. Conditions treated and resolved with veterinary NAET, but not generally recognized to have an allergic basis, can include:
  • Eosinophilic lesions
  • Toxic chemical reactions
  • Vaccine reactions
  • Idiopathic bowel disease
  • Gingivitis
  • Gastritis
  • Cystitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Constipation
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic recurring infections
  • Conjunctivitis
  • External otitis
  • Dandruff
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Pancreatitis
Veterinary NAET can also treat and resolve more commonly agreed-upon allergic conditions such as:
  • Overgrooming
  • Flea allergy dermatitis
  • Food intolerance
  • Allergic bronchitis
Besides environmental chemical and nutritional substances that can be identified and cleared, problem behaviors and emotional upsets can be resolved through veterinary NAET as well.
Drs. Valentine and Steele have modified basic NAET principles and transformed them into an effective treatment for allergies in domestic pets. Just as allergies have become a significant problem for people in recent years, the veterinary profession has likewise encountered a greater number of animals with allergies than ever before. NAET, therefore, is an ideal diagnostic and treatment modality for all holistic veterinary practices. No other method has been developed for use in animals that can identify and cure allergies. It is now possible to impact the lives of pets and their owners for the first time by the extension of NAET to the veterinary community.
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