From the MASSAGE Magazine article, “Fight Allergies with Acupressure,” by Amanda Cuda, in the March 2009 issue. Article summary: In recent years, there have been a number of alternative treatments for seasonal allergies, including the use of acupressure.

To learn more about acupressure, visit these sites: This is the website for licensed acupuncturist Tapas Fleming and her Tapas Acupressure Technique. You can read more about the method, order literature and find TAT workshops and trainers in your area. This website provides information on the “allergy tap,” a way that allergy sufferers can “turn off” symptoms of their ailment by tapping certain acupressure points on their body as soon as possible after experiencing allergy symptoms. This website shows how to use acupressure to relieve any number of ailments, including asthma and hay fever.

—Amanda Cuda