For those of you who love a bit of science, here is a summary of the mechanisms that researchers suspect may account for the positive effect of acupuncture for allergic rhinitis and hayfever treatment.
Would you like to watch a fun video explaining these ideas, and more? Keryn Hawker and a team of colleagues produced this entertaining video showing the many mechanisms that have been explored in acupuncture research for allergic rhinitis and asthma.
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McDonald JL, Smith PK, Smith CA, Changli Xue C, Golianu B, Cripps AW. Effect of acupuncture on house dust mite specific IgE, substance P, and symptoms in persistent allergic rhinitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Jun;116(6):497-505.