Acupuncture may help seasonal allergy sufferers Got seasonal allergies?
Adults and 150,000 children have acupuncture each full year, based on the National Center for Choice and Complementary Medicine. Researchers randomly assigned 422 patients between 16 and 45 to get either 12 treatments of acupuncture, 12 remedies of sham acupuncture – – where doctors put needles in areas of the skin which were not really designated acupuncture points – – or simply to receive medication. All combined groups were allowed to take up to two doses of cetirizine, or Zyrtec, per day and a corticosteroid –a nasal area spray – – if their symptoms still did not go away. (more…)