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Can acupuncture help with allergies?

I am a 25 year old male who wants a natural way to reduce my allergies. Can acupuncture help with allergies?

31 Answers

Yes. Acupuncture and herbs can be very helpful with allergies.
yes. I encourage you to book a session with your practitioner of choice to get help with relief.
Yes, acupuncture works great for allergies. You also have to do some basic food elimination, like gluten-free, diary free, no refined sugar.
Acupuncture doesn't help with allergies as well as some of the Chinese formulas that a practitioner can prescribe for you.
Yes, it often does.
Acupuncture can help to control and reduce allergies. Yes.
People get allergies because of a weakened immune system. Acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and proper nutrition goes a long way to improving and strengthening one's immune system..... which in turns addresses allergies automatically and naturally.
Acupuncture can help with allergies.

Yours in Health,

Yes, acupuncture can help with allergies. If seasonal, recommendation is to start treatments for allergies in opposite seasons as well as getting close to the allergy season affecting you.
Acupuncture is probably one of the best treatments for allergies as we help balance you with respect to the seasons.
Yes, acupuncture can help with allergies. I have good success with treating allergies in my practice. We also have herbal formulas that support the immune system and help with allergies that can be prescribed if needed.
Yes, acupuncture treatment can relieve upper respiratory allergy symptoms (congestion, runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, etc.), or even skin conditions (i.e., eczema). Also, it can desensitize from allergens, which cause allergic reaction in a long-term treatment.

Shuko Ward, DAOM, LAc., Dipl.OM, FABORM
Yes, it can.
Acupuncture can absolutely help reduce allergies.
Thank you for your question. Acupuncture is often successfully used in the treatment of allergies.
The answer to your question is, yes. Allergies are typically caused by two main causes: First, too much allergen in the environment for your immunity to cope with. Or, secondly, decreased immunity makes you vulnerable to existing allergens. In either case, acupuncture can increase your immune response such that you experience fewer or no symptoms. Consult with an acupuncturist to learn more.

You're wanting to know if acupuncture can naturally help reduce allergies. The answer is yes! We see quite a few patients for this reason.

Ashley Griffith
There is no study prove the effectiveness of acupuncture treating for allergies. Food and other factors are the cause of your allergy reactions. Your allergist can determine the root.
Yes acupuncture is helpful in treating allergies
Particularly seasonal allergy.
Yes. There are two main approaches: NAET protocol, and traditional acupuncture. NAET is an acupuncture technique specifically formulated to treat allergies. Needles are placed in your ear and your acupuncturist may also use seeds or intradermal needles to prolong your treatments. Traditional acupuncture works to balance your entire body to address the allergies. This will be a more typical treatment where needles are place throughout your body.
Yes, allergies are very well controlled by Acupuncture.

Be well, be confident, we can help.
I have personally treated many people for allergies and they were able to live without having the allergy anymore. Acupuncture has even helped patients with shellfish and nut allergies to the point where the patients can now consume them with no dangers to their health.

There is a wonderful acupuncture protocol known as NAIT, that focuses on clearing the body of allergies. It basically reprograms the body to accept allergens as "safe non-self" instead of "dangerous non-self".

With a qualified practitioner and someone who is familiar with NAIT or similar styles, you should be able to rid yourself of the allergy if not reduce it greatly.
Keep in mind that from my experience, animal allergies seem to be the hardest to treat, but most plant-based and food allergies are easier, as is dust and airborne allergies.

Be sure to find a licensed acupuncturist in your area (L.Ac.) and find one who knows how to treat allergies.

Good luck.
Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, acupuncture can help with allergies.
Yes, acupuncture can treat allergies, as well as other respiratory issues such as COPD, asthma, and other related conditions.
Yes, acupuncture can typically reduce or relieve allergy symptoms. There is an excellent study out of Germany comparing acupuncture to conventional allergy treatment. Acupuncture performed just as well and, in the long run, was more cost effective.

For the best results, please make sure you're seeing a provider who is licensed as an acupuncturist in your state. You can go to and use their "Find a Practitioner" lookup to find folks local to you.