Conditions we treat….sinus issues. Does the change of the seasons affect your sinuses? Acupuncture can help! Many people notice cold runny noses in the winter, and there is a reason the body does this. Do you get sneezy in the fall and spring with itchy eyes? Acupuncture helps regulate the immune system and as part of this is very good at correcting seasonal change symptoms.
People use acupuncture to help with a range of sinus issues, including headaches, pressure, pain, sinusitis and nasal congestion.
Acupuncture treats chronic sinusitis by improving blood flow, relaxing the muscles, and draining mucus from sinuses. Various studies even claim that for treating chronic sinus infection, acupuncture is as effective as other standard medications.
Sinus headaches are often mistaken for tension headaches or migraines. The symptoms of sinus head aches lean more towards
- Pressure or pain in the forehead, temples, cheeks, or around the eyes
- Nasal congestion
- Runny nose
- Facial swelling
- Loss of smell or taste
While there are many causes of sinus head aches - acupuncture may help relieve a sinus head ache by draining sinuses, relieving pressure, calming the nervous symptoms and restoring qi.
Acupunctures anti inflammatory benefits may help relive sinus pain, sinus pressure, and congestion.
If you have recurring sinus issues or are looking to try alternative treatments, acupuncture may be worth a shot. Visit our acupuncture clinic in Avon Colorado to see how we may be able to help you. One of our specialties include acupuncture for sinus issues in Avon.