Acupuncture May Help Ease Hay Fever
Study found patients who had treatment for 8 weeks fared better with symptoms
Conclusion Acupuncture–moxibustion therapy of "banking up original qi and consolidating the foundation" was effective on prevention and treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Conclusion Acupuncture-moxibustion therapy of "banking up original qi and consolidating the foundation" was effective on prevention and treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Abstract BACKGROUND: Seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) is a common disease that has detrimental effects on the quality of life (QoL) of affected individuals. Approximately 18% of patients try to alleviate their symptoms through acupuncture. The ACUSAR (ACUpuncture in Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis) study (ClinicalTrials.gov registration no. NCT00610584) assessed the impact of acupuncture on SAR, showing significant improvements in rhinitis-specific QoL (RQoL) and in rescue medication (RM) use. OBJECTIVE: A secondary analysis of SAR patients' use of antihistamine. METHODS: Patients were randomised into three s...
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Conclusion (1) Significant short-term and long-term curative effects have been obtained during the treatment of “itching symptom” of allergic rhinitis from the perspective of “wind”, (2) the mechanism of action may be related with the decrease of serum IgE level, (3) it is indicated that there are correlations between allergic rhinitis and atopic diseases such as atopic dermatitis and allergic conjunctivitis, etc.
Publication date: December 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4 Author(s): Jun-hui WU, Yan FU A case of allergic rhinitis treated with warming-needle moxibustion was introduced. A 57-year old patient with allergic rhinitis for more than 10 years was treated. Yíngxiāng ( LI 20), Shàngyíngxiāng ( EX-HN8), Shàngxīng ( GV 23), Yìntáng ( EX-HN3), Cuánzhú ( BL 2), Fēngchí ( GB 20), Tiāntū ( CV 22), Wàiguān ( TE 5), Hégŭ ( LI 4), Zúsānlľ ( ST 36), Shènshū ( BL 23) and Tàixī ( KI 3) w...
Condition: Rhinitis, Allergic Interventions: Procedure: Cettum; Procedure: Acupuncture Sponsors: Eun Jung Kim; Dongguk University Ilsan Oriental Hospital Not yet recruiting