Acupuncture for Pneumonia
Acupuncture & Chinese Medical Center has developed successful acupuncture treatment protocols in treating pneumonia.
Pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by bacteria, a virus or fungi. Acupuncture helps to treat and prevent recurrent pneumonia. Children even babies can get more benefits from acupuncture treatments.
How does acupuncture work for Pneumonia?
Acupuncture strengthens the immunity; Controls the growth of the pathogen; Lessens congestion and swelling of alveolar capillaries, fibrinous exudation and cellular infiltration; Improves the efficiency of the blood in exchanging oxygen; Lessens inflammation and airway reactivity, and promotes a quick recovery.
Course of Treatment
Some cases take just a few sessions. Chronic and complex cases may need 10-15 sessions or more, depending on the individual condition. Chinese herbs work synergistically with acupuncture.