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How Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine Can Help with Long Covid-19 Symptoms

Covid-19 has affected millions worldwide and left many with persistent and debilitating symptoms, which can last for several months. This condition is known as Long Covid-19 or Long Haul Covid.

People experiencing Long Covid-19 suffer many symptoms, making it challenging to manage and treat with conventional Medicine alone. This is where Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine come in as effective complementary therapies.

Understanding Long Covid-19 Symptoms

The symptoms of Long Covid-19 can range from mild to severe, and it can be challenging to manage. Common symptoms include:

  • difficulty breathing

  • shortness of breath

  • fatigue

  • chest or stomach pain

  • joint or muscle pain

  • fast-beating heart

  • and mood changes

Other symptoms include headaches, changes in menstrual cycles, brain fog, and a pins-and-needles feeling. People with Long Covid-19 may experience several symptoms at once, making it difficult to manage and treat.

How Chinese Medicine Works

Chinese Medicine treats the pattern of the disease and the individual who has the disease. Each person presents differently, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This makes Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine effective in treating Long Covid-19 symptoms as they are tailored to the individual. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal Medicine work together to address the underlying pattern of symptoms that are specific to each person. Western science needs to be better equipped to study Chinese herbal Medicine due to its individualistic approach to treatment, making it difficult to research. However, some herbs, such as Ginger and Astragalus, have been well-studied for their benefits.

Effective Complementary Therapies for Long Covid-19

At Loren Stiteler LAc., we provide a range of effective complementary therapies for Long Covid-19 treatment. In addition to Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, we offer Red Light Therapy, Infrared Heat Therapy, ATP Bioresonance Therapy, and Acupoint Injection Therapy. These complementary therapies are non-invasive, and they help to address the root cause of the Long Covid-19 symptoms.

Long Covid-19 Treatment Plan

Our Long Covid-19 treatment plan is tailored to each individual's needs, including Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Red Light Therapy, Infrared Heat Therapy, and PEMF mats. Treatment is usually a few times a week for three weeks, and then a re-evaluation is done to assess progress. The severity of the symptoms determines the recovery time, which usually ranges from one to three months.

Our treatment plan is designed to improve the patient's overall health, and good health is like a cake that requires all the ingredients to make it good.


Long Covid-19 symptoms can be challenging to manage and treat, requiring a complementary approach to achieve the best possible outcomes. Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine offer a tailored and individualistic approach to treatment that addresses the root cause of Long Covid-19 symptoms. We provide a range of complementary therapies to help patients achieve optimal health and wellness.

Our treatment plan is designed to improve the patient's overall health and well-being, and we believe that good health is the cornerstone of a happy life.

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