It is officially the time of year when we sneeze and ask the million-dollar question: is it the flu, or is it allergies? When you try alternative forms of medicine –– such as acupuncture –– you don’t even have to find out. Acupuncture can provide fast relief for both allergies and many of the flu’s most difficult symptoms. Let us tell you more.
Background info on acupuncture
Acupuncture is an ancient form of alternative medicine that has been around for as long as allergies have existed on this planet –– if not longer. Practiced by Egyptian, Chinese, and Middle Eastern societies thousands of years ago, acupuncture has been perfected over time to give us powerful and impressive ameliorative tools.
Acupuncture consists of inserting tiny needles into the skin for targeted stimulation of oxygen levels throughout the body. Acupuncture works to increase the amount of oxygen in the blood, which can bring all kinds of beneficial impacts, including making your allergies go away.
Despite common misconceptions, acupuncture is relatively painless and does not leave scars. Most sessions last under an hour, and many patients report improvements after just one round of treatment.
Acupuncture’s many benefits
Acupuncture can treat more than just allergies. Below are just some of the many conditions that can be treated with this ancient form of alternative medicine:
- High blood pressure
- Chronic pain
- Morning sickness
As you can see, acupuncture is a very versatile tool that can treat many different conditions. If you are unwell, chances are acupuncture can help one way or another.
Other forms of alternative medicine
Believe it or not, acupuncture is not the only form of alternative medicine that can treat allergies –– cupping therapy works just as great.
Unlike acupuncture, cupping therapy does not involve needles, which makes it a great candidate for those afraid of sharp objects. Instead, cupping therapy involves using warm suction cups to stimulate oxygen flow in the blood. And just like acupuncture, cupping works wonder on a wide range of issues, including blood disorders, anxiety, and many, many others.
Come see us
If you or anyone you know surfers from allergies, our office is likely able to help you. You can expect quality services from us at very affordable rates. Even better, we accept some forms of insurance to make our sessions even more affordable. Get in touch today to learn more: 714-532-2827.