Acupressure For Asthma

Acupuncture For Asthma – Fact Or Fiction?

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Acupuncture For Asthma – Fact Or Fiction?

Acupuncture for asthma may sound like an odd combination.

One is a common disease that affects approximately 20 million Americans; the other is a mysterious, esoteric, alternative medicine technique.

Lots of people have asthma, but not many people have tried acupuncture.

But if you are an asthma sufferer, it can seem at times that anything – even something as mysterious as acupuncture – is worth trying. Breathing is something that most us never think about. It’s an unconscious process and unless we’re ill, we easily get the oxygen we need.

Is Acupressure More Effective Than Physical Therapy?


Further studies now confirm the benefits of acupressure over physical therapy. Albeit that the studies failed to take into account functional status and disability as recommended by
most low back pain researchers the results are still very meaningful and relevant. In February 2006 a randomized controlled trial took place at The National Taiwan University in Taipei.