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Allergy & Asthma

Study Shows Reduced Seasonal Allergy Symptoms
A study called "The Effects of Acupuncture on Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis," published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in February of 2013, brings encouraging news ...

Small Study Shows Acupuncture a Viable Treatment for Childhood Allergic Rhinitis
Acupuncture shows great promise in treating childhood allergic rhinitis, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics.  The 2004 study, entitled "A Double-Blind, Randomized ...

Natural Alternatives for Treatment of Allergies
The digestive system is responsible for 70% of our immune system.  Dysbiosis is the condition that results when the natural flora of the gut are ...

Hoarse? Caring for Your Voice
A hoarse, gravelly sounding voice can be caused by shouting, too much talking, or by a respiratory illness. Laryngitis is the medical term for inflammation ...

Upper Airway Inflammation Relief
Inflammation of the upper airway structures may result in illnesses such as laryngitis, pharyngitis and tonsillitis. The larynx is more commonly known as the voice ...

Acupuncture Reduces Adult Bronchial Asthma Symptoms
To study the effects of acupuncture for the treatment of adult bronchial asthma, researchers conducted a clinical trial in 2009 called "Effects of Acupuncture Treatment ...

Treating Dermatitis with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Oozing, blistering, crusting, irresistible urges to scratch, unfortunately these are all suitable words to describe the symptoms of dermatitis. Eyelids, armpits, stomach, hands, lips, ears ...

Alleviating Pruritus with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Pruritus is more than just an annoying itch felt on the skin. It is a condition of intense itching that is often worsened by scratching ...

Oriental Medicine for Asthma
Asthma is a chronic disease that causes inflammation in the lungs and, consequently, a narrowing of the bronchial tubes--also known as the air passages. This ...

How Does Acupuncture Treat Chronic Dry Skin?
When the superficial layer of skin (epidermis) becomes dehydrated due to changes in weather, allergic reaction, certain medications, or bathing or showering, it may develop ...

Have Dermatitis? Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Can Help!
The word dermatitis is Greek in origin and means inflammation of the skin. There are many different types of dermatitis, each categorized by the person's ...

Acupuncture for Sinusitis Relief
While sinusitis simply refers to inflammation of the nasal passages, the symptoms and treatments can prove more complex. An acute case of sinusitis (recently occurring) ...

Allergic Rhinitis? Try Acupuncture for Relief!
For many sufferers of allergic rhinitis, there's no need to hear a news report detailing the pollen count outside, as their runny nose, sneezing and ...

Natural Antihistamine Herbs
Histamine is a chemical, which is involved in our local immune response as well as regulating physiological function in the gut, acting as a neurotransmitter ...

Relieve Your Seasonal Allergies with Acupuncture
Acupuncture has been used to treat seasonal allergies for centuries with great success. According to traditional medicine, treatment is directed toward clearing the nasal passages ...

Acupuncture Is Effective for Allergic Rhinitis
The American Journal of Epidemiology recently published a study that showed that acupuncture can significantly relieve allergic rhinitis symptoms.In this German study, 5,237 men and ...

Asthma in Children: The Holistic Solution
Asthma is a growing problem among American children.  For most kids, this usually means a lifetime of asthma control drugs and possibly an inhaler. But ...

Childhood Allergies and Acupuncture
Childhood Allergies: Treatment Without Trouble. Allergies afflict millions of children nationwide. Traditional Chinese medicine offers a healthy way of getting rid of allergic reactions without ...

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Children's Allergies
In a small Hong Kong-based study, allergy sufferers between the ages of 6 and 19 showed clear evidence of improvement after being treated with acupuncture ...

Can Acupuncture Treat Skin Conditions?
Q: Can Acupuncture Treat Skin Conditions?A: For thousands of years, traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners (Chinese physicians) have used acupuncture and herbs to treat a ...

Seasonal Allergies: Acupuncture & Herbal Treatments
Q: My allergies kick into high gear in the spring. Antihistamines and over-the-counter medications make me drowsy. What can I try that is more natural ...

Treating Allergies with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
With spring's sunshine and flowers come wind and pollen, which for many people signals the onset of allergy season. Tree pollens are the most prevalent ...

Treatment of Asthma with Herbs and Acupuncture
Treatment of Asthma with Herbs and AcupunctureDEFINITION: In Chinese medicine, asthma is called "xiao chuan", which means wheezing and dyspnea, respectively. Chinese medicine classifies xiao ...