Respiratory Diseases

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs have been used successfully for centuries in the treatment of lung diseases and problems with lungs such as asthma, bronchitis and Chronic Obstructive-Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

The research found that with as few as 12 weekly acupuncture treatments using commonly used acupuncture points, symptoms such as shortness of breath had improved significantly and that it could actually increase survival rates.

In addition, the body mass index improved, pre-albumin levels improved as well arterial blood gas and rib cage range of motion all benefited.

Another interesting note recorded by the researchers was that respiratory muscle strength and exercise capacity also increased. This is great news for athletes as it demonstrates that acupuncture for sports medicine is a valid modality in this field. More and more sports people are using acupuncture and Chinese herbs to improve their fitness and training abilities.

Which types of lung diseases can be treated by acupuncture and Chinese Herb

  • Chronic cough
  • Allergic cough
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Allergies and Lung Infection
  • Emphysema
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Obstructive-Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Pneumoconiosis

How does Acupuncture and herb treat lung diseases

  • Boosting adrenal function
  • Balancing the sympathetic/parasympathic nervous systems
  • Reducing allergic sensitivities
  • Improving the health of the respiratory system.
  • Increasing the vitality of the respiratory, adrenal, and immune systems to treat chronic respiratory conditions while at the same time managing the acute manifestations.
  • Supporting and strengthening your body so that your western care works better and faster.