Cold & Flu and Acupuncture
COLD & FLU
University Hospitals states that "studies have shown that patients receiving acupuncture have elevated immune-enhancing hormones and blood counts for up to three days after treatment. If you begin to feel the symptoms of the cold or flu coming on, it is important to visit your acupuncturist right away to get the most benefit from your treatment."
✨Prevent colds and flu by boosting the immune system
✨Help you get over the cold or flu faster if you already have it
✨Reduce chills, fever and body aches
✨Relieve sore throat and congestion
I like to pair acupuncture with cupping to break up any congestion in the chest and clear out heat from a fever!
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Love cupping is like normal cupping in that it has all of the benefits of regular cupping, with a heart-shaped twist.
So, what is food therapy?
In Chinese medicine, food has been used for thousands of years as a way to heal the body. All foods have different properties, such as warming, cooling, bitter, pungent, sour, spicy, etc. You can use these properties to your advantage based on your own individual constitution and the time of year! For example, everyone should incorporate these foods into their diets this summer because they help cool the body: