Acupuncture is effective in the treatment of chronic allergies (dust mites, dogs, cat, etc.) And for the treatment of seasonal allergies to pollen commonly called hay fever .
Allergy is characterized by a reaction of the body to a substance poorly tolerated (called an allergen) by the immune system of an individual .
Two approaches are possible for the patient and the physician acupuncturist : preventive treatment or cure.
Preventive treatment of the patient prevents allergic episodes occur.
Treating a patient in "crisis" that can strengthen the patient's immune system and allow its defenses to reduce and combat the symptoms of hay fever.
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Needles are placed on acupuncture points to help balance energies and to strengthen the immune system
Patients who consult an acupuncturist for allergy problems should be able to release their chemical medication (antihistamines ) .
Other disorders ENT (Ear Nose and Throat ) as tinnitus or sinusitis but also asthma, and snoring can be treated by acupuncture.
Below, find a list of clinical trials that show that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of seasonal allergies :
Acupuncture in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis : a randomized trial .
Cost-effectiveness for seasonal allergic rhinitis in acupuncture : economic results of the trial acusar .
Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis : a randomized controlled clinical trial .