Natural Treatments for Asthma
At Sophia Natural Health we provide personalized plans for individuals suffering from asthma and other respiratory ailments. Schedule an appointment with one of our trusted specialists for a consultation. Learn how you can naturally treat your asthma and heal from the inside out.*
SERVING BROOKFIELD, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & NEARBY
For some people, Asthma is a minor inconvenience. For others, it can be a major problem that interferes with daily activities and may lead to a life-threatening asthma attack. Various environmental issues can spark your symptoms. Contact Sophia Natural Health if you believe you may have asthma, wish to monitor symptoms, if your asthma gets worse, or if you want to review treatment. We’re here for you each step of the way.
Our Office Serving Brookfield, CT
Address: 31 Old Rte 7, Brookfield, CT 06804
Phone: (203) 740-9300
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Tuesday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Wendesday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Thursday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 1PM
Sat – Sun: Closed
Potential Treatments for Asthma
To classify your asthma severity, your doctor considers your answers to questions about symptoms and even testing to determine the best steps to take. Visit Sophia Natural Health and set up your consultation today. We can offer various services such as dietary therapy, natural supplements, and acupuncture.*
When thin, sterile needles, are placed into the skin in order to relieve pain and treat a variety of conditions.*
We help patients change their daily lifestyle order to improve their current health condition.
A heat therapy that involves burning mugwort herbs near a patient’s skin to warm it, and promote circulation.
Making a change in one’s diet in order to treat of prevent disease. This usually requires a change in lifestyle and habits.
A therapy that draws toxins out of the blood by using heated glass cups along the meridians of the body.
Often used in combination with Acupuncture, Tui Na is a therapeutic massage that is meant to improve blood flow to an area.*
Herbal therapy has a variety of applications in order to heal patients and improve their health conditions and symptoms.*
Diathermy is a heat therapy most commonly used for muscle relaxation and blood circulation.
Therapy involving the manipulation of joints and soft tissues in the body to alleviate symptoms of physical ailments.*
Symptoms & Causes Of Asthma
Asthma may be caused by environmental factors or genetics. Some risk factors of the illness aren’t controllable. However, some controllable risk factors include being overweight, smoking, exposure to secondhand smoke, pollution, or chemical fumes (farming or hairdressing manufacturing). Triggers for this ailment vary person to person. Some include:
- Pollen, dust mites, or pet dander
- The common cold, respiratory infections/illnesses
- Cold air
- Physical activity
- Strong emotional stress
For some individuals Asthma signs and symptoms flare up in certain situations or in the presence of specific irritants:
Occupational Asthma: Triggered by irritants in the workplace such as chemical fumes, dust, flour, or gases.
Exercise Induced Asthma: Triggered by strenuous exercise especially if it’s outside in cold or dry air.
Allergy Induced Asthma: triggered by airborne substances, such as pollen, mold spores, cockroach waste or pet dander. In some people it may be food or skin particles can cause flare ups.
Asthma is an ongoing condition that needs regular monitoring and treatment. Taking control of your treatment can make you feel more in control of your life.* While there’s no way to prevent the disease, working together with your doctor, will allow you to design a customized plan for manage your condition while also preventing future asthma attacks.
Your Different Treatment Options
For some individuals, flare ups are sparked by certain preservatives or additives found in food. Through our dietary therapy program we can customize a diet specifically for your needs while introducing you to foods that can help reduce symptoms.*
This form of therapy can help in the process of improving circulation as well as balance the nervous system. Aside from this, acupuncture decreases stress which is essential when wanting to improve respiratory health.* By introducing needles into the skin at certain identified points along these meridians, the balance of forces is thought to be modified to the benefit of the patient.*
Cupping is a vacuum therapy that may draw toxins out of tissues, reduce pain, and promote healthy lymphatic flow. This asthma treatment involves moving a cup up and down the muscles between the ribs. This method can relieve the tension and pain people feel from constant coughing and wheezing.
Tui Na is suitable for children under 10 years old. This treatment helps regulate organ functions while also promoting the healthy growth of a child. Tui Na is a great alternative for treating children because it is so gentle. Practitioners can activate pressure points without the use of needles, so the overall flow of energy can become balanced.
Your Trusted Natural Specialist for Asthma
Are you looking for alternative, holistic methods to treat the symptoms of asthma? At Sophia Natural Health, we strive to help our clients by healing them from the inside out. We will work with you to determine the best course of action. A consultation with us may be the key so we can create the best customized plan for you.*