You are not alone! Spring has sprung and everything is blooming.

Which means the tree pollen counts are high and many central Texans are suffering with itchy, sniffly, congested noses.

According to a very recent study, acupuncture safely and effectively treats this uncomfortable condition also known as allergic rhinitis.

Participants in a randomized, parallel-controlled study received either real acupuncture, sham acupuncture or no acupuncture. After the treatment, those in the real acupuncture group showed significant improvement over the other two groups.

Acupuncture is an effective and safe treatment for allergy-related watery, itchy and congested nasal symptoms.