Treating Allergy Symptoms With Acupuncture

Summer has arrived, and allergy season is in full swing. The pollen being emitted by all the newly bloomed plants triggers allergy symptoms in around 20% of Americans.

The Basics of Seasonal Allergies

Rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is the scientific term used to describe seasonal allergies.

Potential Allergy Symptoms

  • Itchy eyes, ears, nose, or throat
  • Sneezing
  • Congestion
  • Postnasal drip
Allergy symptoms

Treating Seasonal Allergy Symptoms With Acupuncture Therapy

A study conducted by the Charité University Medical Center and the German Red Cross Hospital showed that 8 weeks of acupuncture therapy functioned similarly to the use of antihistamines in a large percentage of study participants. At Merckling Family Chiropractic, our Licensed Acupuncture Therapist can help find a treatment plan that works best for you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to experience the benefits of acupuncture for yourself.

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