Houstonians suffer from allergies all year round. The agony of sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and headache can lead to chronic fatigue. Traditional Chinese medicine can help relieve these symptoms by making the “wei qi” stronger.
“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.
At Eastern Harmony we have seen many patients on medications or injections for their allergy, who respond positively to acupuncture. At times when starting the acupuncture treatments they may need to continue the ongoing medications, gradually weaning off. Most patients see a reduction in the dependence medications.
In addition, certain herbal formulas, dietary recommendations, or supplements may be suggested.