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Research: Acupuncture and Allergic Rhinitis

"Recent findings: Our review of the medical literature from January 2013 through December 2014 revealed that there is research demonstrating efficacy and effectiveness for acupuncture in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, as well as improvement of quality of life and quality-adjusted life-years.

 

Summary: There are high-quality randomized controlled trials that demonstrate efficacy and effectiveness for acupuncture in the treatment of both seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. Smaller head-to-head studies also show some preliminary benefit of acupuncture when compared with antihistamines..."

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25943957/

Malcolm B Taw 1William D ReddyFolashade S OmoleMichael D Seidman