Acupuncture rapid treatment of allergic rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis is a cause nasal itching, nasal congestion, sneezing, runny as the main symptoms of the disease outside inhaled allergy antigens. It is due to the body’s increased sensitivity to certain allergens, allergic reactions occur in the nasal mucosa. In paroxysmal nasal itching, nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose and nasal edema, pale, turbinate swelling its clinical manifestations, mainly characterized by the onset of nasal itching, continuous play sneeze, profuse watery nasal discharge, stylish with eye conjunctiva, itching on the palate and even the external auditory canal portion. Since the allergen was seasonal decrease or persist, therefore, the incidence of this disease may be in seasonal or perennial.
In case of pollen, dust mites, cold air, etc., occur nasal itching, nasal congestion, and continuous sneezing, watery nasal discharge. The disease often have significant genetic allergies. Most patients appear before the age of 20, up to 10% of children and 20 percent of teenagers suffer from perennial rhinitis, most of which are allergic. About 75% of children with asthma also have the disease due to nasal congestion, mouth breathing patient had, from the mouth directly inhaled allergens more, therefore, can aggravate asthma. These patients are mostly physical treatment, often cold, cold disease, particularly when abrupt climate change significantly; secondly, more clear nasal discharge, nasal itching, sneezing, nasal edema, pallor and other symptoms, to cold, to virtual characterized .
Sneezing, itchy nose, runny nose and nasal congestion is the most common of the four symptoms. Rhinitis nasal itching is the characteristic performance, children continue to be seen with a finger or palm rub the front of the nose. And sometimes the eyes, throat, ear itch. Therefore patients often can not concentrate, the impact study or work. Watery nose, nasal blockage can be due to secondary infection or thickens, nasal, etc. have to speak. Allergic rhinitis may also be associated with insomnia, loss of sense of smell or slow, recurrent sinusitis, otitis media, nasal bleeding. Secondly, the patient may also perennial rhinitis onset while seasonal attack. Some patients may be accompanied by nasal polyps, asthma, snoring and other symptoms.
Acupuncture not only can interfere with the stimulation of the sensory nerve medium end of the sheath and inhibit cholinergic nerve excitement. Meanwhile, acupuncture can also induce neuronal release of substance P, thereby depleting substance P neurons, so that we can reduce the release of substance P in nasal mucosa at the local, it is possible to prevent the play neurogenic inflammation, indirectly play desensitization. Thus, acupuncture treatment of allergic rhinitis rapid onset. But generally require multiple treatments in order to achieve complete desensitization effect.
Chinese medicine believes that the occurrence of the disease unrelated to bacteria and viruses, is due to physical factors, physical function decreased. Lung and spleen qi deficiency, made too sensitive to external stimuli. Because lung, spleen, kidney three dirty deficiency, lack of righteousness, different gas exogenous cold caused. Pathogenesis of allergic rhinitis are: lung deficiency, so taking antibiotics ineffective. Hormones only temporarily reduces the tissue response to allergens, but also reduces the body’s resistance, it should avoid long-term use of allergy medication.
This can only be offset by an allergic reaction to relieve symptoms rather than treating the underlying. Therefore, drug therapy ineffective, the correct treatment is to improve the body’s allergic condition, eliminate allergens effect on the body, the eradication of allergies.
Chinese medicine is to start from repairing the body constitution through physical conditioning, the body returned to normal balance, to treat allergic rhinitis from the root. Allergic rhinitis occurs because the body of yin and yang imbalance caused in the main qi deficiency or yang. Due to different degrees can be divided into: long treatment due to repeated colds caused to the lung qi main type; due to improper diet, physical and mental fatigue caused mainly with Spleen Qi deficiency; genetic deficiencies due to kidney deficiency caused mainly. Centralized situation may exist. Clinical classification according to the choice of treatment.
Chinese medicine that belongs to allergic rhinitis, cold evil outside attack, committed and nasal orifices, pathogen Competing, lung barrier, fluid stops running. In addition, the spleen-deficiency lung qi. The root of the gas in the kidney, kidney barrier, gas barrier, yang consumption, Feng Xie invade the body and cause disease. Allergic rhinitis manifestations in the lungs, which is closely related to the pathological changes of spleen and kidney.
Studies suggest that immune function and lung, spleen, kidney three dirty closely related wasting, all causes of lung, spleen, kidney wasting any dirty, can affect the body’s immune function. Immune dysfunction, vulnerable to exogenous pathogens invasion, then induced allergic rhinitis. Wasting organs should be treated from the start.Clinical treatment typically rousing based, that benefit the lung, spleen and kidney, expelling wind and cold, dampness, nasal orifices. Acupuncture point selection:feishu, dazhui, dazhu, shenshu, pishu, yintang, yingxiang, hegu, lieque, bitong, shenmen, linggu, dabai, zhisima. Choose different points according to a combination of clinical symptoms of allergic rhinitis, effective treatment. Treatment of allergic rhinitis can be achieved very good results. Information about the acupuncture treatment of allergic rhinitis，please visit our website atwww.adelaideacupuncture.com.au