May is already here and the new buds are peaking slowly out of the soil. The flowers, and the pollen, with be here soon.
For many people spring is time to be out in nature and enjoy the warmth of the sun after the long winter. But, for an increasing amount of people, this season comes with a huge nuisance. ALLERGIES!!
Hay fever, itchy eyes, runny nose, and hives are few of the common symptoms. While over the counter medications are the first line of treatment, they are often comes with side-effects.
For those who are concerned from those Acupuncture offers another solution.
Recent studies show that Acupuncture is an effective treatment in relieving allergy symptoms and even preventing from them from occurring. Not only does acupuncture activate energy centres in the body which have great impacts on immune function, but it cal also alleviate current symptoms such as congestion and sinusitis.
Acupuncture is shown to be more effective when treatment begins before allergy season but still effective enough to relieve symptoms when they show up.