Acupuncture colds and flu

2021-02-08 12:00 AM

The clinical symptoms are usually: sudden chills, fever 390C or higher, accompanied by severe headache; pain in extremities.

A cold is a common inflammatory disease caused by infection with different viruses; A cold can divide the common cold and the flu.

The common cold is an acute inflammatory disease in the upper respiratory tract, usually caused by a virus. The clinical manifestations include sneezing, stuffy nose and runny nose, dry throat, then sore throat, hoarseness, dry cough, fatigue ...

Flu, caused by influenza viruses; Acute inflammatory disease, very contagious. The clinical symptoms are usually: sudden chills, fever 390C or higher, accompanied by severe headache; limb pain, back pain and general fatigue. Without bacterial superinfection, the white blood cell count may be normal or decreased, with lymphocytes slightly increased.

Treatment: Select acupressure according to symptoms; moderate or strong stimulation.

Designation of acupuncture points: Dai Chuy, Phong Tri, and Hop Coc.

Acupuncture points according to symptoms:

Headache: Temples.

Nasal stuffiness: Nghinh Huong

Less sweat: Phuc Luu

High fever: Persistent.

Cough: Liet Khuyet, Phong Mon

Sore throat: Lack of injury. Stinging blood, prick once a day can save the needle for 15 - 20 minutes.