Acupuncture for asthma management, in collaboration with a patient’s physician, can be supplemented with other treatments, either conventional or alternative.

Asthma is characterized by bronchial hyper-responsiveness and chronic airway inflammation and accompanied by episodic wheezing, chest tightness, breathlessness, and cough.

Asthma signs and symptoms include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness or pain
  • Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children
  • Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, 
  • Coughing or wheezing attacks

How does Acupuncture work  to relieve symptoms?

  • Reduces the bouts of asthma attacks
    Asthma treated with Acupuncture.satory

    Asthma treated with Acupuncture

  • Balances the chemical equilibrium of the body
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Has No side effects
  • Reduce the frequency of asthma attacks

Auricular acupuncture can also be applied. In recent years, acupuncture is one of the most widespread therapeutic methods, has received international recognition and is taught in many countries worldwide. The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture as a therapeutic method with a wide range of applications, including asthma and bronchial diseases, which encompasses good results, safety and ease of application.


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