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Alternative medicine for allergies and rhinitis in adults Bernice .J. Edwin Temple University

Author Note Bernice .J. Edwin, Department of Kinesiology, Temple University. Correspondence concerning this Alternative medicine for allergies and rhinitis for adults paper should be addressed to Bernice .J. Edwin, Department of Kinesiology, 1801 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA- 19122. E-mail:



Abstract The nose is one of the defensive organs of the body that helps in maintaining the homeostasis of the body. The nerves in the nasal mucosa and paranasal sinuses contribute to their function. If the nose or the sinuses gets disturbed, the nerve also gets affected thus affecting the nervous system. There is a serious of events that happen when the nasal mucosa encounters with an allergen. Certain symptoms of the allergic rhinitis are the self defense mechanism of the nose, but some are due to the interference in the nerves between the nervous system and the nose. Alternative medicine encompasses acupuncture, homeopathy, phytotherapy, chiropractic, and several others. They all help in restoring the balance in the body and the connection between the nervous system and the nose. By clearing out the disturbances in the body, the body can heal on its own through its healing power. The feedback from alternative treatment for allergic rhinitis is solely depended on the individual. Keywords: nasal mucosa, alternative medicine, nervous system, sinuses.



Complementary treatments for Allergies and Rhinitis Rhinitis and rhinosinusitis happen due to two main reasons such hypersensitivity to certain substances or non- hypersensitivity route. There is a…...

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