Sinus Infections -> Antibiotics 0, Acupuncture 1
Walking out of a doctor’s office with a prescription for antibiotics used to be as expectable as walking out of 31 Flavors with a double scoop of ice cream. No longer true. Antibiotics are being used more carefully these days, especially for sinus infections, 98% of which are viral not bacterial. A study in The Archives of Otolaryngology has found that acupuncture, acupressure and dietary changes could spell significant relief for these patients when used with standard western treatments. Check out the story from HealthBeat here.