Chinese medical theories state that the symptoms that indicate allergies relate to an imbalance in Organ Systems and within the meridian. These may be a result of poor diet, stress, pollutants, constitutional weakness, and environmental toxins. If these imbalances are allowed to remain within the body, over time they will being to impact the Organ Systems. Some of the Organ Systems produce Wei Qi (pronounced “way chee”, which is important to have circulating around your body in order to maintain optimal health.
Treating Allergies with Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Your practitioner will conduct a thorough exam to assess the root cause of your allergies, and will then develop a unique treatment plan that will address your specific needs. The purpose of the treatment plan is to eliminate your symptoms, while simultaneously addressing the root cause of the underlying imbalance of Qi (pronounced “chee”). Combining acupuncture with dietary changes, massage, exercise, and herbs can help to accelerate your path to a more healthy you.
Most Common Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnoses for Allergies
- Wei Qi deficiency
- Lung deficiency
- Kidney deficiency
- Spleen weakness