Asthma, Allergies, Sinusitis, Bronchitis, Sleep Apnea, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Respiratory conditions refer to a group of disorders that affect the lungs and the airways, including the nose, throat, bronchi, and lungs. These conditions can be caused factors such as exposure to environmental toxins, allergens, infections, and chronic smoking. Respiratory conditions can range from mild to severe, and can significantly impact a person’s ability to breathe and carry out daily activities.
Some common respiratory conditions include asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, pneumonia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Symptoms of respiratory conditions may include shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, chest pain, and fatigue. Some respiratory conditions can be managed with medication and lifestyle changes, while others will require more management and ongoing treatment.
One of the ways in which acupuncture can help with respiratory conditions is by reducing inflammation in the airways. Inflammation can make it difficult for air to flow through the lungs, leading to symptoms such as shortness of breath and wheezing. Acupuncture has been shown to help reduce inflammation, which can in turn help to alleviate these symptoms.
Acupuncture can also help to promote relaxation, which can be particularly beneficial for those living with respiratory conditions. When a person is relaxed, their breathing tends to be slower and deeper, which can help to improve lung function and reduce symptoms such as coughing and wheezing.
If you are suffering from respiratory conditions, acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for you. For more information contact us or book an appointment using the button below.
Andrea is wonderful. She is so thorough and helpful without being aggressive. She’s knowledgeable and can address any/all of your concerns with acupuncture. If it’s something beyond her expertise she will make suggestions that have helped me and my family tremendously. Her energy is positive and beautiful. I look forward to my appointments with her. The results are definitely not temporary!
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Andrea is exceptionally professional, knowledgeable, and friendly – I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my treatments with her. Her experience, especially with pregnancy, is obvious in her practice. You will always feel welcome and comfortable in her care.