Acupuncture and the Common Cold

by Lilly Hillairet Clinic Assistant

Introduction:

Acupuncture can help alleviate the symptoms and strengthen the immune system. In certain cases, we recommend herbs to support the treatment to quicken the recovery. With the common cold and flu symptoms acupuncture helps speed the healing process by helping the body expel the pathogen at an increased rate.

Stay strong and healthy with acupuncture.

Acupuncture treats symptoms of:

  • Nasal congestion
  • Alternating chills and fever
  • Headaches
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Earache
  • Stiff neck
  • Fever
  • Body aches
  • Aversion to cold

These symptoms are treated by various acupoints in the body thus causing immediate relief. 

Conclusion:  

Acupuncture treats the root of cold symptoms, by boosting the immune system to clear germs. As well as clearing the immediate symptoms. Unlike over the counter medicines, acupuncture does not bring any unwanted side effects.  It is important to note that we are not equipped to treat COVID19 however we are offering a preventive treatment including acupuncture and herbal therapy.