The typical symptoms of allergies are

  • Sneezing,
  • Runny nose or stuffed nose,
  • Itchy watery eyes,
  • Red eyes,
  • Coughing,
  • Breathing difficulties, i
  • Itchy throat.

There are various reasons why allergies happen, hay fever, seasonal allergies, dust, allergic to different animals, cats, dogs, horses.  Eating or drinking certain types of foods just to name a few.  Some of these allergies can be life threatening do not take any risk Chinese Medicine looks at the whole picture of your health to help you fight allergies by strengthening the lungs energy, spleen energy and Kidney energy to build up your immune system to help fight the allergies, Acupuncture will not only improve your allergies will also improve your –

  • energy
  • sleep
  • stress
  • anxiety
  • stop you catching as many coughs and colds

It is best to treat the allergies e.g. hay fever towards the end of the summer and into the winter, to build up your immune system so you are stronger than your allergy.  The same applies if you are allergic to dust, animals, certain foods.  We need to make your immune system stronger so when you come into contact with the what you are allergic to your immune system is strong!

What do you do to help your allergies? Leave a comment might help other people with allergies with you advice.

Written by Lucy Townsley Lic TCM