Oriental Medicine and Health Services

Addiction Therapy

The NADA Protocol

  • Involves no diagnosis
  • Is not modified or added to
  • Five designated earpoints in each auricle (outer ear)
    • Shenmen
    • Sympathetic
    • Kidney
    • Liver
    • Lung

The Needles

  • Single use
  • Sterile
  • Stainless steel
  • Fine gauge
  • Disposable
  • You feel a small pinch upon insertion then there is little or no sensation. You may even forget they are there.

Types of Addictions Treated

  • Smoking
  • Drinking
  • Drugs
  • Overeating
  • Gambling

Is this a cure?

  • You have to want to quit and to be helped.
  • Works best as an adjunct therapy
    • Counseling
    • Education
    • Family involvement
    • Mutual support group involvement
    • General lifestyle changes
  • What made you start in the first place?

Other Effects

  • Improved program retention
  • Reductions in cravings, anxiety, sleep disturbances, and other withdrawal symptoms
  • Reduced need for pharmaceuticals
  • Even those without addictions enjoy this simple and inexpensive treatment.
    • Safe without negative side effects
    • gives a general sense of well being / relaxation