Acupuncture Can Treat Seasonal Allergies

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Acupuncture Can Treat Seasonal Allergies
Tue, 02-19-2013 - 1:10pm

Would you consider using acupuncture to help treat your child's seasonal allergies?  This report from CNN found that acupuncture can help alleviate some of the symptoms related to allergies: 

After two months, the researchers asked the patients about their symptoms and how much medication they used. The participants who received the real acupuncture treatments with their antihistamines showed a greater improvement in their allergy symptoms and less use of antihistamines compared to the other groups.

Read more at: http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/19/health/acpuncture-allergies/index.html?hpt=hp_bn13

My son does fine with his allergy meds, but if he had side effects from, I think I would consider this as an alternative.  What do you think?