About Gary Dreger, N.D., L.Ac. Zach Nelms
Dr. Gary Dreger, a naturopathic physician / acupuncturist, has been practicing for over 20 years. Dr. Dreger received his degrees from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. The foundation of Dr. Dreger’s practice is based on the precepts of natural medicine: First do no harm, Treat the whole person, doctor as teacher, identify and treat the cause of disease and the prevention of illness. Dr. Dreger is well known for his ability to handle complex cases without the use of prescription medications.
Languages Spoken English
School Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
Degree Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Areas of Expertise
Styles of Acupuncture
- Oregon Associaiton of Naturopathic Physicians
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Q: I have always had a problem when it comes to my gag reflex. As a kid I even had a problem wearing a mouth piece and going to the dentist. but it still has not gone away, even today if i go to the dentist it is very hard for me to allow anything in my mouth without gagging and eventually vomiting. I also have a problem when shirts are tight around my neck. Is there any hope in acupuncture?
A: There are some very simple acupuncture points that have been proven to calm down the gag reflex. Acupuncture point: Ren 24 The first point i... Read More