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Respiratory Health

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 ...

Chronic Cough? Find Relief with Acupuncture
A chronic cough is more than just a nuisance and may cause some serious disruptions to a person’s health. Any cough persisting for more than ...

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

Chronic Emphysema and Acupuncture
Chronic emphysema is a serious, degenerative lung disease that reduces the body's ability to absorb oxygen. It's hallmark symptom is feeling short of breath. Other ...

Acupuncture for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a group of diseases that damage the lungs and cause difficulties in breathing. The two most ...

Acupuncture Supports Healing from Pneumonia
Pneumonia is inflammation of the small air sacs (alveoli) in one or both of the lungs. The cause is often an infection from an organism ...

Acupuncture, the Natural Cold and Flu Remedy
While the misery of cold and flu season might be inevitable, one thing is changing: where we look for relief. Acupuncture to Get Better ...

Treating Colds and Flus with Classical Chinese Medicine
Treating colds and the flu with Classical Chinese MedicineIs there any cure for colds or the flu, the answer is "Yes" if you are asking ...

Natural Options for the Flu
Did you know that Tamiflu, a drug used to treat flu symptoms, is derived from Star Anise, an anti-viral plant that has been ...

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 ...

The Anti-Flu Diet
Looking for ways to reduce your chance of getting flu this season? A study, published by The American Physiological Society found that mice were ...

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for Sinusitis
With the coming of winter, many people look forward to skiing and other winter sports, but for those millions of people with chronic or acute ...

New Lung Cancer Guidelines Point to Benefits of Acupuncture
Acupuncture is now officially recommended for lung cancer patients experiencing fatigue, dyspnea, chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, or to soothe symptoms of pain or nausea and vomiting.Evidence-based guidelines ...

Qi Gong a Powerful Stress Reliever, Health Boost During SARS Epidemic
A study of chronically ill people in Hong Kong during the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak shows that those who practice Qi Gong, the ...

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 ...

Jade Windscreen Tea: Prevention In a Cup
When a flu bug is shared in family, there are a few usual suspects that are blamed for the epidemic. The most common culprit is ...

Cupping: How Gwyneth Paltrow Got Her Spots
Film star Gwyneth Paltrow caused quite a stir when she showed up at New York film premiere with round marks on her back from an ...

Miso Soup with Scallions - A cure for the common cold
Did you know that Miso Soup with Scallions is actually an ancient Chinese herbal remedy for colds? In 300 AD famous herbalist, Ge Hong, writes ...

Natural Approach to Treating Emphysema and COPD
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the Treatment of Emphysema and COPDAcupuncture has been an integral component of traditional Chinese medicine for over 5,000 years.  In ...

Are You Ready for the Flu Season?
Seasonal Changes Affect the Body's Environment.  When the hot days of summer give way to cooler temperatures, and the first windy and rainy days roll ...

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 ...

Can Acupuncture Prevent Colds and Flu?
With the shortage of the flu vaccine this season, what can you do as an alternative? The flu vaccine has begun to be rationed leaving ...

To Stay Healthy This Flu Season - You Don't Need a Shot
Fall is here and so is the cold and flu season. Or at least, talk of the flu. Health care professionals are beginning their annual ...