Houstonians suffer with allergies all year round. The agony of sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and headache can be draining on life.  Traditional Chinese medicine can help relieve these symptoms by making the “wei qi” stronger.

We have seen many patients who use allergy medications or injections respond positively to acupuncture. Patients can continue their usual regimen of medications which receiving the acupuncture treatment. Most patients see a reduction in the dependence medications.

“Wei qi” is similar to the immune system in Western medicine. By using channels that affect wei qi, we can help alter the body’s defense system. In addition, certain herbal formulas, dietary recommendations, or supplements may be suggested.