Acupuncture and naturopathic medicine have been shown to prevent and shorten the duration of the common cold. Give our office a call today at (425) 686-4498 to set-up your initial consultation.
Common Cold Definition:Common cold is often a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract affecting the nose.
Common Cold Causes:
Common cold is often caused by a virus, lowered immune system, or exposure to other contagious individuals.
Common Cold Symptoms:
Symptoms of the common cold include:
- runny nose
- sore throat
- and in some cases fever
Symptoms usually resolve in seven to ten days, with some last up to three weeks.
Common Cold Treatments:
Acupuncture and naturopathic medicine have been shown to prevent and shorten the duration of the common cold.
Symptoms such as nasal congestion, post-nasal drip, runny nose, headaches, poor sleep, and low energy respond really well to acupuncture treatments.
Other natural therapies that have been shown to be effective are use of certain immune boosting supplements, as well as dietary modifications to reduce nasal congestion, boost immune system, and shorted duration of cold.
Give our Bothell office a call today at (425) 686-4498 to schedule a wellness consult.
Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist in Bothell, WA at her practice Starting Point Acupuncture. She is a pain specialist, seeing people who suffer from chronic pain, migraines, as well as digestive issues. Offering pain relief injections, acupuncture, and nutrition consults. Dr. Ellie Heintze is also the author of the book, A Starting Point Guide to Going Gluten-Free on Amazon.