Childhood Food Allergies

The treatment of food allergies in children with acupuncture

By Rebecca Avern

This course outlines the Chinese medicine view of paediatric food allergies and puts forward an effective way to treat them with acupuncture.
Standard Certificate (1.25), NCCAOM (1)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Food allergies are on the rise in children in the West. Acupuncture can be used to effectively lessen a child's reaction to an allergen and, in some cases, prevent it altogether. From the Chinese medicine perspective, the problem lies not with the food but with an underlying imbalance in the child's qi. Correcting this imbalance is the key to successful treatment. This course will guide you as to how to identify and treat the most common imbalances found.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the causes of food allergies in children
  • Learn how to diagnose the Chinese medicine imbalances involved in paediatric food allergies
  • Learn how to effectively treat food allergies in children with acupuncture

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 min
Understand the causes of the increased numbers of food allergies in children in the West and the different types of allergies.
15 min - 45 min
Learn what Chinese medicine imbalances are usually found in children with food allergies and how they manifest.
45 min - 1.25 hrs
Learn how to treat all the different types and manifestations of paediatric food allergies with acupuncture.


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Taught by Rebecca Avern

Rebecca Avern is a senior lecturer, clinical supervisor and teaching clinic director at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, UK. In 2012, she founded an acupuncture centre for the treatment of children in Oxford – the Panda Clinic - and
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