For asthma sufferers it may be good news to know that acupuncture Orlando can be a very effective answer for one’s asthma. In the United States alone, asthma affects around 20 million and most of them are using medications to treat their asthmatic symptoms not knowing that there is a superior alternative for their ailment.
Experiencing asthma attacks is no joke and can sometimes be fatal. People who suffer from this disorder would really want to find a better way to treat this problem. Acupuncture then is highly recommended especially by former asthmatics who have been healed of their asthma by this process. The symptoms of asthma are rapid, shallow and difficult respiration, sweating, tachycardia and a sense of being suffocated. Even today with the progress of Western medical science, the cause of asthma is still unknown, the only known fact that triggers in the environment such as cold, dust, pollution, etc activate asthmatic attacks. In an asthma attack, swelling and narrowing of the respiratory passages restrict the amount of air that can be inhaled causing. The attacks can last for several minutes or and even hours. Pharmaceutical companies create medications that alleviate the symptoms and since these drugs contain toxins that can lead to side effects finding new ways of treatment are always good news for those who want a more effective and less harmful way of curing their asthma.
Acupuncture is an ancient medicinal art that is a part of traditional Chinese medicine or TCM. It is unclear how acupuncture came to be although it is widely known to have originated in China. Acupuncture is about the application of very narrow needles into the skin at certain points in the body. TCM believes that the needles send out electromagnetic signals to the brain to repair a disharmony in the flow of energy in the body. This disharmony is the cause of disease. In Western medical viewpoint, acupuncture works by stimulating the brain and central nervous system to release beneficial chemicals that act as the body’s natural analgesics to heal and treat painful disorders. Western medicine still does not know the mechanics of acupuncture treatment.
Acupuncture has treated asthmatic patients, especially asthmatic children. Treatment may not be successful in one or two sessions but with regular acupuncture, the health effects can be substantially felt and seen. When compared to drug therapy, acupuncture is a safe treatment since there are no side effects to worry about. Acupuncture’s effectiveness works in the long-term, if not permanently and those who have been treated of their asthma are resilient to the substances they used to be allergic to. Acupuncture improves the blood flow to the organs they treat. The improved flow also boosts a person’s immune system making them more resistant to illnesses and diseases.