Allergies

Allergies Is your nose running all the time? Is it just certain times of the year that your eyes are red and swollen? Is your head or chest always congested? Are people saying, “You always have a cold”? Do you say, “I have sinus problems?” Have you visited your family doctor several times to have the same medications given to you? Do you buy a ton of over the counter allergy medications? Are you always using a netty pot? Do you have to have tissues somewhere close? Do you always have a postnasal drip irritating your throat? Do you refrain from outdoor sports or enjoying nature because of your symptoms?

            Maybe you should consider being treated naturally for your allergies. If you have red watery eye, dry eyes from all the congestion, maybe you should be treated for allergies. If you are constantly spitting or coughing maybe you should be treated for allergies.

            Many people respond to environmental allergies like pollen or dust because the person’ s inflammation levels is very high due to consuming foods they are sensitive to. Many patients after learning their food allergens have no allergy symptoms and remain symptom free for years.

            An allergy can be a serious medical condition because the job of the body’s immune system is to identify and destroy germs such as bacteria and viruses that make you sick. A food allergy results when the immune system produces abnormally large amounts of an antibody. The body can respond to an allergen several different ways. Unfortunately when most doctors test for allergens they only test IgE, which is an immediate reaction to an allergen. Many patients have delayed sensitivity IgG allergens. So that means hours later they can respond to the allergen.  Other people have IgA allergens more specific to mucosal membranes.

            Personally, I suffered for years with a constant runny nose. I visited many specialists to try to get relief from my allergens. It wasn’t until I started using natural therapies I was able to be symptom free. Now I am able to go outside in spring and breath clearly. At Global Integrative Medicine we treat many patients with food or seasonal allergies. Both types of allergens respond well to natural treatments.

            Wishing you health and happiness and enjoying the great outdoors!


Dr. Matesa Pringle

Dr. Matesa PringleDr. Matesa Pringle is a naturopathic physician who practices in Mesa, Arizona. She practices alternative medicine as well as traditional medicine and serves the East Valley cities of Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, Tempe, Apache Junction, Queen Creek, Phoenix, and even has some patients who travel from West Valley!

 

Disclaimer: The information on this site regarding medical conditions is presented for general informational purposes only. It should not be considered exhaustive and doesn’t contain all available treatments. The information here should not be used as a substitute for the advice provided by your own physician. Global Integrative Medicine, PLLC or Dr. M. Pringle assumes no liability for anyone using information on this site but is not under the care of a medical professional. By using this site you agree not to rely solely on any of the information contained herein for medical treatment. It is strongly encouraged you see a licensed physician, like Dr. M. Pringle or a physician of your choosing and adhere to that protocol first and foremost.

 

Fertility

Have you been trying to get pregnant for the last year unsuccessfully? Do you have irregular periods or no periods at all? Have you been pregnant but had several miscarriages? If you answered yes to any of the questions above you are not alone. Over 15% of couples are struggling with infertility. Infertility means the inability to become pregnant after a year of having unprotected sex. It can also be defined as a woman who keeps having miscarriages or stillbirths.  Infertility can be due to complications from the potential mother or father.  Many couples resort to drugs or surgeries. 

At Global Integrative Medicine, PLLC we have helped lots of patients who struggled with infertility become pregnant without surgery or drugs. We do a holistic approach to “overall health”. Our philosophy is to get the parents healthy and then nature takes it course to a healthy baby being born. We endeavor to attempt to find the “cause” for the reproductive challenges.  We don’t prescribe fertility drugs.  Many of our patients come to us with horrible moods swings and side effects from fertility drugs. We can work in conjunction with a fertility specialist as well but most of our patients choose to use the natural treatments available at GIM solo and many have gotten pregnant. In you are exploring your options for fertility consider exploring all natural treatments for improving your fertility as well as improving your health so when you “bundle of joy” comes you are strong and vibrant to care for the baby.

 

Wishing you lots of health and happiness!

Dr. Matesa Pringle is a naturopathic physician who practices in Mesa, Arizona. She practices alternative medicine as well as traditional medicine and serves the East Valley cities of Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, Tempe, Apache Junction, Queen Creek, Phoenix, and even has some patients who travel from West Valley!

 

Disclaimer: The information on this site regarding medical conditions is presented for general informational purposes only. It should not be considered exhaustive and doesn’t contain all available treatments. The information here should not be used as a substitute for the advice provided by your own physician. Global Integrative Medicine, PLLC or Dr. M. Pringle assumes no liability for anyone using information on this site but is not under the care of a medical professional. By using this site you agree not to rely solely on any of the information contained herein for medical treatment. It is strongly encouraged you see a licensed physician, like Dr. M. Pringle or a physician of your choosing and adhere to that protocol first and foremost.

Migraines

MigrainesHave you been struggling with headaches? There are many types of headaches but  a migraine headache has a throbbing or pulsing sensation in any area of the head. Migraines are usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Many attacks can cause pain for hours. Migraines can be debilitating for some people where they are unable to function and others press their way through the pain but are miserable in the process. Migraines can be caused by a variety of items some of the common ones are listed but they are not limited to list below.


Foods. Salty foods and processed foods may trigger migraines. Skipping meal can also trigger attacks.

Drinks. Alcohol and highly caffeinated beverages may trigger migraines.

Sensory stimuli. Bright lights and staring at a computer screen all day can induce migraines. Unusual smells including perfume or secondhand smoke can trigger migraines in some people.

Medications. Oral contraceptives can aggravate migraines in women.

Hormonal dysfunction

Changes in barometric pressure

Dental problems

Nutritional deficiencies  

Many more

We have successfully treated many migraine patients at Global Integrative Medicine. Ninety percent of our patients have found the cause and no longer migraines. Ten percent of our patients occasionally have a migraine but the intensity is much less and patients are still able to function without any prescribed medication. So if you are suffering from migraines and are currently on prescription medication to try to alleviate the symptoms you might what to see what we have to offer here at Global Integrative Medicine.


Wishing you health and happiness and headache free days!

 

Dr. Matesa Pringle

Dr. Matesa PringleDr. Matesa Pringle is a naturopathic physician who practices in Mesa, Arizona. She practices alternative medicine as well as traditional medicine and serves the East Valley cities of Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, Tempe, Apache Junction, Queen Creek, Phoenix, and even has some patients who travel from West Valley!

 

Disclaimer: The information on this site regarding medical conditions is presented for general informational purposes only. It should not be considered exhaustive and doesn’t contain all available treatments. The information here should not be used as a substitute for the advice provided by your own physician. Global Integrative Medicine, PLLC or Dr. M. Pringle assumes no liability for anyone using information on this site but is not under the care of a medical professional. By using this site you agree not to rely solely on any of the information contained herein for medical treatment. It is strongly encouraged you see a licensed physician, like Dr. M. Pringle or a physician of your choosing and adhere to that protocol first and foremost.