Are you suffering from seasonal allergies this Fall? Constant sneezing, stuffiness and sinus pressure can greatly impact your quality of life. Many people take medications liberally to help combat these pesky symptoms. In more severe cases allergy shots are prescribed to help patients find relief through the difficult months.
From years of experience, I have seen acupuncture play a positive role in alleviating and sometimes eliminating the symptoms caused by seasonal allergies. Many folks come through my door as a last resort when medication and allergy shots have failed to provide the necessary relief. After an initial series of treatments my patients often comment that they are experiencing less sneezing and stuffiness and an elimination of the debilitating sinus pressure they have come to expect this time of the year. Accompanying headaches can also be alleviated or significantly reduced in frequency with acupuncture. Often patients make time for once or twice a year “boosters” without having to rely on weekly long-term acupuncture to maintain their relief.
While I do not recommend patients cease any current medications they are using for allergy relief when they come in for initial treatments, it is our objective to use traditional Chinese methods to move them into a place of better health and less dependence on traditional medication to ensure a higher quality of life. This may also include reviewing your diet to see what foods may help alleviate your condition and which foods you may be consuming that are contributing to your allergies.
If you are struggling with seasonal allergies and in need of relief beyond what medication is providing, give Healing Axis a call 610-585-5800 and let us share with you how a series of acupuncture treatments may be just what your body needs to get back to normal this Fall.