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    • Not only does acupuncture feel good but it can help with your allergies as well. Allergies are a systemic or whole-body reaction to allergens with common ones being: ragweed, mold, pollen, and dust. One view of how acupuncture helps allergies is that acupuncture helps to strengthen your immune system when you receive treatment. Some common symptoms of season allergies may be:

      • Runny nose
      • Watery eyes
      • Sneezing
      • Coughing
      • Itchy eyes and nose
      • Dark circles under the eyes

      A healthy immune system from acupuncture and herbal medicine can provide adequate support in dealing with aggressive bouts of seasonal allergies. 

      In this Australian study; Four weeks of acupuncture treatment is a safe and effective option for clinical management of Seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR)  for patients' symptom relief. (Xue et al., 2015)

      For additional information on the acupuncture process, such as what to expect from the treatments and how long the process may take please refer to: Acupuncture FAQ

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      Xue, C. C. et al. Acupuncture for seasonal allergic rhinitis: a randomized controlled trial. Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol. (2015). doi:10.1016/j.anai.2015.05.017