Accessibility View Close toolbar

144 US Route 1 # A

Scarborough, ME 04074 US

207-885-9415

Open mobile navigation

Allergies

Complex biochemical mechanisms are to blame for those irritating seasonal allergy symptoms. While allergy medications can alleviate symptoms, the side effects can cause many of us to feel drowsy, dizzy, or nauseous - or can cause headaches.  By using acupuncture and herbal medicine, our acupuncturists can help you manage your allergies naturally.

A recent study on the effects of acupuncture on seasonal allergies published in the February 2013 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine looked into whether acupuncture can help or not. Researchers studied 422 people who tested positive for pollen allergies and found that those who received acupuncture therapy reported improved symptoms and a decrease in their antihistamine use.

Acupuncture can inhibit the body’s allergic response, but it takes time for the body to adjust and change.  Although everyone responds differently, the process can take up to eight weeks for most people to see optimal results. If you are thinking about trying acupuncture, ideally you should start acupuncture therapy 6-8 weeks before the allergy season begins.

Remember: the key to fighting allergy symptoms is to get ahead of them! 

Sign up using the form or call 207-885-9415 to make your appointment.

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am - 12:30 pm

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

Locations

Find us on the map

Testimonials

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Such a professional office with some of the best customer service! My son and I always feel so welcomed and amongst some extremely knowledgeable chiropractors. Thanks for all you do and making our visits so enjoyable!"
    Julie F. Scarborough, ME

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Chiropractic Care For Pets

    You know how chiropractic can help you, but what about your pets? ...

    Read More
  • Should I Use Heat or Ice for Pain?

    When you're feeling pain, sometimes it's difficult to determine if heat or ice will treat that pain best. This article will help you learn which is best for different types of injuries and pain. ...

    Read More
  • Should I Use Ice or Heat for Pain?

    Did you hurt your knee during an intense game of pick-up basketball this weekend? Or do you deal with chronic pain? Learn whether you should apply heat or ice for particular kinds of pain. ...

    Read More
  • Relationship with Self

    The relationship you have with yourself and the journey to self-understanding is an important part of your overall wellness. ...

    Read More
  • Indoor Activities and Exercises

    Are you preparing for the winter months or looking for exercises to do when you can't make it to the gym? Follow these exercises to maintain a healthy fitness routine. ...

    Read More
  • Holiday Stress - Take a Deep Breath

    Most of us pay little attention, if any, to the daily functioning of our many physiological systems. Our hearts beat, our digestive systems digest, and our various hormones, such as those deriving from the thyroid gland, adrenal gland, and pancreas, do what they do. It's all good... until it's not. ...

    Read More
  • Proper Overindulgence Over the Holidays

    Proper Overindulgence Over The Holidays The term "overindulgence" is probably best assessed as a red flag, especially with respect to consistent overconsumption of high-calorie comfort food and desserts during the holiday season. An overall healthier perspective could be described as "indulgence" regarding ...

    Read More
  • The 5 Senses

    The 5 Senses The five senses, that is, the sense of sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell, provide us with necessary information regarding the world around us.1 These precious capabilities enable us to navigate our environment with seemingly instantaneous feedback with reference to our actions and ...

    Read More
  • The Benefits of Sleep for Adults

    Obtaining sufficient restful sleep is an essential requirement for optimal human productivity. Such a practice is a key component of a healthy lifestyle, which includes a nutritious diet, regular vigorous exercise, and a positive mental attitude. How much sleep one needs varies from person to person. ...

    Read More
  • Back to School and Mental Wellness

    Summer is a subjectively fleeting season and school days are upon us once again. For children, this bittersweet time marks the completion of a period of relative freedom and the beginning of a new set of responsibilities. For adults, the onset of late summer and early fall signals yet another turn of ...

    Read More

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up for more articles