Acupuncture for Allergies at Nuview Health Medical

Are you suffering from allergies? Did you know acupuncture can help lower and eliminate allergy symptoms? An acupuncturist at NuView Health Medical in New York would be happy to help ease your suffering from allergies with acupuncture. Below is more information about how acupuncture can help treat allergies.

Woman blowing her nose due to allergies

How it is Diagnosed and What It Is

Allergies are where your immune system reacts to something that is usually harmless to you and your body. There are different types of tests that one of our specialists can perform on you to determine if you have allergies. There are food allergy tests, skin allergy tests, blood tests for allergies, and elimination diets to help determine the diagnosis and cause of your allergies. For your first visit, make sure to bring as much information about your history and symptoms with you as you can. The more information you give us, the easier it will be for us to diagnose and treat your allergies. 

Common Causes of and Reasons for Allergies

There are several common causes and reasons people get allergies. Many things can cause allergies. Some causes include: 

  • Dust and dust mites
  • Certain foods
  • Bee stings
  • Peanuts
  • Some vaccines
  • Aspirin
  • Certain medications
  • Penicillin
  • Animal Dander
  • Mold
  • Pollen

Allergies can also be triggered by exercise, minor injuries, extreme temperatures, and your emotions. Some families have certain allergies that are hereditary. You can also develop allergies if you have sensitive skin, a severe allergic reaction, eczema, nasal polyps, lung issues such as asthma, and respiratory, sinus, and ear infections.

How Acupuncture Can Help Manage and Treat Allergies

Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese treatment, can help with the treatment and management of allergies. Acupuncture has been known to help eliminate puffy eyes, sneezing, runny nose, and other symptoms of allergies. Tiny needles are strategically placed just under the skin all over the body. Acupuncture helps correct energy balances in the body through these needles. The newly balanced energy helps the body fight off symptoms of allergies. Treatments usually last 30 minutes to an hour, based on your diagnosis and treatment plan.

Once tests are done to determine the cause of your allergies, one of our specialists will discuss your diagnosis and treatment plan. One session will not be enough. The number of sessions required will be discussed after your diagnosis. A combination of other treatments, such as massage therapy and chiropractic adjustments, may be recommended as well.

Contact NuView Health Medical in New York, NY Today!

Make an appointment today to get your allergies treated with acupuncture. You can visit us at NuView Health Medical, 22 W. 48th St. #306, New York, NY 10036. You can also make an appointment over the phone at (212) 588-0707

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