Acupuncture for Hay Fever

Hayfever is a seasonal condition caused by an allergic response to indoor and outdoor allergens, which result in cold like symptoms which include:

  • Runny nose and nasal congestion.
  • Watery, itchy, red eyes (allergic conjunctivitis.
  • Sneezing.
  • Cough.
  • Itchy nose, roof of mouth or throat.
  • Swollen, blue-colored skin under the eyes (allergic shiners).
  • Postnasal drip.
  • Fatigue

For hayfever, acupuncture:

  • Reduces sneezing and itching and nasal obstruction.
  • Produces and anti-inflammatory effect to reduce face swelling and eye soreness.
  • Modulates the immune system to expel the allergen or pathogen.
  • Amplifies the effect of hayfever medication.

Acupuncture treatments for sinus problems and allergies are recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as effective.

Book an Appointment

The clinic is open Monday - Thursday, with appointment times available all day. We are located in Lower Salthill, Galway. See Location.