Allergies can be frustrating because there is no cure. Many people
try dietary supplements,
acupuncture, or other alternative treatments. You may find some symptom relief from these treatments, but most of them either
have not been studied or have not been proved effective in the treatment of
respiratory allergies. They generally are not harmful, but they can be costly
Some alternative remedies have the potential to be harmful:
For more information on some of these treatments, see the topic
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofSeptember 29, 2016
Current as of:
September 29, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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