Before visiting an NAET practitioner for the first time, you may have some questions.  We have tried to answer some of the most common, however if there is anything else you would like to know, do not hesitate to speak to us before your treatment.  It may help to write down any questions you have and bring them with you.


What can NAET treat?

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Contactants – substances which touch your skin, hair or mucus membranes.
Examples: fabric, shampoo, soap, chemicals, poison ivy, cosmetics, detergent
Infectants – The growth of a parasitic organism within the body.
Examples: virus, bacteria, microorganisms
Ingestants – taking food, liquid, or some other substance into the body by swallowing or absorbing
it. Examples: foods, beverages, vitamins, drugs
Food allergies more frequently occur in children than they do in adults. Common ingestant allergens are milk,
eggs, shellfish, fish, peanuts, chocolate, strawberries, tomatoes, and citrus fruits
Inhalants – an intake of breath through the nose or mouth into the lungs.
Examples: dust, pollen, feathers. chemical odors
For instance, hay fever is an inhalant allergy in which the mucous membranes react when you breathe into your
lungs. But we have learned “hay fever” may actually be a reaction to pet dander, feathers, mold, or dust.
Injectants – substances that penetrate the skin.
Examples: vaccine, drugs that are injected, antibiotics, insect bites
Those who have a severe allergic reaction to an insect bite or sting are suffering from a reaction to an injectant
Mold & fungi – yeast like agents causing reaction by contact.
Examples: yeast, mold, mildew
Physical agents – substances with physical properties and effects.
Examples: heat, cold, wind, light, radiation, electricity, people, places


What happens during treatment?

Gentle acupressure is used along the spine to stimulate the nerves.   The treatment uses principles from acupuncture and chiropractic disciplines.


How many treatments are needed?

Mild sensitivities can be treated in one session.  Some people may need further sessions, a common amount is 10-15.  Generally the greater the sensitivity the more sessions are required.


Is NAET safe for children?

Yes, NAET can be used safely for children, infants and people of any age.


Does NAET have any side-effects?

There are no side-effects directly associated with NAET.


How long do the results last?

Results from NAET can last for many years or even a lifetime.  If problems return, further treatment can be sought in the future.


How does NAET confirm an allergy?

A NAET practitioner uses muscle testing techniques to perform simple muscle responses which help to confirm an allergy.


What is needed to practice NAET?

Only doctors of medicine, chiropractic, acupuncture, dentistry, neuropathy and registered nurses who have been sponsored by a doctor can be trained under NAET.  Certified practitioners are listed on the NAET website.