Visit savantmd.com for more health tips and videos or follow us on http During the months between fall and spring, otherwise known as the cold and flu season, people are going to be exposed to nasty virus’ and bacteria affecting the respiratory system. If you are hesitant about jumping straight into antibiotics and want to try something natural, Chinese Medicine is an effective alternative. When you catch a cold or flu, caused by a foreign invader, this can lead to symptoms like body aches, nasal congestion, sore throat and fever. In Chinese Medicine, these symptoms are a result of the pathogenic invader disrupting the circulation of energy in the muscles, nasal passage ways, tonsils, lungs, etc. Depending on your specific symptoms, an acupuncture prescription can be made to treat your condition choosing acupuncture points that fit that diagnosis. Essentially acupuncture can remove the energetic blockages caused by the invader, bringing relief from the symptoms. There are points which can open the sinuses and relieve congestion, and others to treat fever, sore throat, body aches and cough. Sometimes acupuncture is not enough and herbal medicine is required. There are many herbs in our pharmacoepia that are very effective in treating all varieties of the common cold and flu. I get a lot of patients who come to me because they have a virus which cannot be treated with antibiotics and they need relief. In my practice I stress the use of a proprietary blend of loose raw herbs …
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Michael Davis, MD, Pediatrician explains the differences between the common cold and the flu.
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