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Why Not Try Acupuncture for the Relief of Allergic Reactions

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Most of the time when a person is hypersensitive to certain health conditions or objects, the end result is an allergic reaction to a health condition or object. It is believed that no two persons will experience similar symptoms for the same kind of allergy.

Some of the symptoms that usually manifest during an allergic reaction include:

-Breathing difficulties
-Rashes
-Skin irritation
-Watery eyes

If you are suffering from an allergic reaction the best thing to do is to go to a doctor and have yourself examined. The doctor will diagnose your problem and determine the best plan of treatment for it. You also need to be aware of the environmental and food factors that trigger your allergy in order to avoid them.

Acupuncture is One Treatment Option for Allergies in Portland

Acupuncture for the treatment of allergies is growing in popularity due to its safeness and effectiveness in treating allergies. However, this is not the only natural alternative treatment you can avail of. Homeopathic medicine and even yoga has been shown to help relieve allergy symptoms, as well. By far, though, the best of these is still acupuncture when it comes to potency and results.

Acupuncturists will more often than not integrate other aspects of Chinese medicine into an acupuncture treatment to help make the results much better and long lasting. Choosing acupuncture makes sense. it is a natural form of treatment that does not have risky and unwanted side effects.

Your acupuncturist will first observe your symptoms and then determine a plan of treatment customized to meet your needs. This is important because each person has his/her own unique constitution and symptoms and one treatment for one will not work for the other even if both of them have the same condition.

At the very least, your acupuncturist will modify treatment to target the root cause of your allergy instead of resolving the symptoms alone.

Knowing the right acupuncture points to be needled is vital in order for the patient to get the right results. The correct depth and direction in which the needles are to be inserted needs to be also determined by the practitioner.

In the treatment of allergies, an acupuncture session may last for around 20 minutes to a full hour. The duration of treatment will depend on how well your body responds to the treatment.

Treatment of allergies using acupuncture is usually the surest and safest choice one can make for the treatment of allergies related to environmental allergens, bronchitis, skin condition or food.

Written by Valerie

March 14th, 2015 at 3:52 am

Posted in Acupuncture

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