Acupuncture Treats Long COVID Syndrome


Post-COVID (or long COVID) syndrome affects about one-third of all COVID-19 patients. Ongoing long COVID studies show that acupuncture treatment may reduce inflammatory stress, improve immunity, and regulate neuroimmune functions. Research and clinical studies have found that acupuncture may alleviate many clinical symptoms related to long COVID, including the following:

  • Chest oppression

  • Depression

  • Fatigue

  • Coughing

  • Nasal congestion

  • Headache

  • Myalgia

  • Abdominal issues

  • Loss of taste and smell

At Bethesda Acupuncture & Wellness Medicine, we develop a comprehensive personalized approach that uses multiple therapies to help patients recover from COVID-19 symptoms. It would be our pleasure to schedule an evaluation for you to see how we may improve your health and wellness.

 

References:


Williams, James E., Jacques Moramarco. "The Role of Acupuncture for Long COVID: Mechanisms and Models." Medical Acupuncture 34, no. 3 (2022): 159-166. Florida Integrative Medical Center, Sarasota, Florida. Affiliation: Emperor's College of Traditional Medicine, Santa Monica, California.


Han, Zhenzhen, Yang Zhang, Pengqian Wang, Qilin Tang, and Kai Zhang. "Is acupuncture effective in the treatment of COVID-19 related symptoms? Based on bioinformatics/network topology strategy." Briefings in Bioinformatics 22, no. 5 (2021): bbab110.


Trager, Robert J., Elise C. Brewka, Christine M. Kaiser, Andrew J. Patterson, and Jeffery A. Dusek. "Acupuncture in Multidisciplinary Treatment for Post-COVID-19 Syndrome." Medical Acupuncture (2022)

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