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What are Allergies?

A very common issue that many Australians face on a daily basis is allergies. This type of medical issue sees a person’s immune system react to external substances and cause the body to react in a negative way. What might be harmless to some people, could be incredibly dangerous for others. For those that get affected by allergies, they have the potential to face a host of symptoms and reactions, including the likes of:

  • Itchy, runny, blocked and sneezing nose
  • Itchy, red and watery eyes
  • Chest tightness, struggling to breath and shortness of breath
  • Intense coughing
  • Swollen tongue, eyes, lips and other parts of the body
  • Itchy skin, rashes and hives

In the most extreme reactions, some allergies might cause death. Some reactions are so severe that they suffer from a symptom called anaphylaxis. This is when the body overreactions and over time, shuts down. It is vital that if you are severely affected by an allergen that you plan ahead with an emergency plan to avoid any potential problems.

How do you get Allergies?

There are many different causes of allergies – and each has a different reaction to the person. Some people might have multiple reactions, while some people have no allergies at all. When a person comes into contact with this “external substance” the body reactions with an antibody response – such as the symptoms mentioned above. The most common reasons for allergies include the following:
Pollen from plants and flowers

  • Dust mites
  • Furry animals, including dogs, rabbits and cats
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Mould
  • Food reactions, including soy, eggs, seafood and peanut butter.
  • Medicines

Treating Allergies with Acupuncture

Acupuncture for allergies is fast becoming an effective and natural method to reduce the symptoms of allergies. With a focused and natural approach, and able to reach a deeper level in the body than pharmaceutical medicines, acupuncture for allergies can have a profound and positive effect on the body. The aim is for our acupuncturist to locate the key trigger points of the allergies and address the underlying immune imbalance in the body. Our acupuncture for allergies sessions will be able to provide you with strong relief and a focused outlook for future.

Delivering Pain Relief At Our Centre

From our first consultation session, Dr Xing can focus on delivering a fully planned schedule to get your the best results for your allergies. For years, Dr Xing has been helping plenty of people with different allergies; each time finding a secure and focused solution. You will notice result immediately and over time, you will get better and better with our acupuncture for allergies sessions. Book an appointment at any our Frankston or Murrumbeena  acupuncture clinic in Melbourne and become pain free.

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