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Research tells us that acupuncture has been beneficial in treating a variety of conditions including high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, and headaches, just to name a few. And the good news is, you can add allergy symptoms to that list as well.
There are many areas where Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine come together. These meeting points fascinate me. The lung and its functions are one of the closest meeting points. From skin and the immune system to basic respiration all are heavily influenced by the lung in both modalities.
From a mere surface area standpoint the lungs have the most access
As we in San Diego know, allergies here can hit hard. There are so many factors besides the seasons. Our often damp weather creates mold problems and living next to so many parks and canyons like Balboa Park, Mission Trails Park, Florida Canyon, Penasquitos, Cowles Mountain along with all the canyons that run through Mission Hills, South Park, Golden
This is one of 2 blog posts in a series about acupuncture and herbal medicine for allergies here in San Diego. I have found the combination very beneficial for my patients, especially those that live around open area and canyons throughout Mission Hills, North Park, Normal Heights and South Park.