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How can acupuncture treat sinusitis?

Louise E. Sivak, MD
Pediatrics
Acupuncture has not been shown to cure or treat any disease or condition including sinusitis. All "reports" claiming cures are anecdotal and range from fever to joint pain to asthma to cancer to urinary tract infection to heart failure. No one "treatment" treats all such many ailments with such different pathophysiology other than Magic. Sinusitis requires treatment by assiduous postural drainage, avoidance if possible of allergic triggers, antibiotics if appropriately prescribed by your treating physician.

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