Acupuncture can be effective conjunctive treatment for asthma.
Asthma Definition:Asthma is a common acute or chronic inflammation disorder of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction or bronchospasm.
Causes of asthma include a combination of environmental factors and genetics. Triggers may range from exercise-induced asthma, allergens, and irritants.
Symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, trouble breathing, and coughing.
How can acupuncture help?
Acupuncture can be effective conjunctive treatment. The doctor will explore the root cause of asthma and may use food allergy testing, labs, specific nutrition plan, acupuncture, and supplements in addition to pharmaceuticals to help treat and prevent asthma attacks.
Give our Bothell office a call today at (425) 686-4498 to see how we can help.
Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist in Bothell, WA at her practice Starting Point Acupuncture. She is a pain specialist, seeing people who suffer from chronic pain, migraines, as well as digestive issues. Offering pain relief injections, acupuncture, and nutrition consults. Most insurances accepted. Dr. Ellie Heintze is also the author of the book, A Starting Point Guide to Going Gluten-Free on Amazon. As the director of the nonprofit, The Pain Relief Project, she also offers sliding scale, low-cost care for those on Medicare or uninsured.