CAN ACUPUNCTURE RELIEVE :
Asthma | Allergies | Sinusitis | Bronchitis | Chronic Cough
Asthma usually results from inflammation of the sympathetic nervous system. Acupuncture treatments along with a regimen of natural herbs can provide long term relief. A similar approach to treating sinusitis, bronchitis and allergies will also yield positive results. Usually the regimen of treating such ailments will require 6-8 visits. Some asthma patients will notice immediate relief after 2-3 treatments.
Sinusitis affects over 30 million Americans each year we are told. For many people, over-the-counter products provide much relief, but some of these western medications warm of noticeable side effects. Chinese medicine practitioners turn to remedies like acupuncture, herbs, acupressure, sinus washes and massage to provide relief. Steaming herbs such as eucalyptus, rosemary and red thyme usually provide immediate relief to infected sinuses. Questions about stress, changing diet and exercise may also enter into the prognosis.
Bronchitis often follows an untreated cold. It may be caused as well by exposure to noxious chemical irritants and allergies. It will be accompanied by coughing, phlegm, and breathing difficulties, particularly at night. Acupuncture and herbal formulae will combat the inflammation and relieve the cough reflex allowing bronchia airways to heal. Those who smoke may be encouraged to reduce or desist altogether in the interest of gaining noticeable relief.
Allergies are seasonal and affect many millions every year. Coughing, sneezing, puffy eyes and fatigue are common problems. Over the counter products can provide some temporary relief but with side effects such as dry mouth and drowsiness. Herbs and acupuncture are very real alternatives for those seeking additional help. Your acupuncturist will ask many questions about your condition, when and how often you are afflicted and then tell you what can be done to provide relief. Bear in mind that this problem affects everyone the world over. Chinese medicine has a long and successful history of dealing with allergies and related problems.