PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE Can acupuncture alleviate allergies? As the old saying goes, prevention is better than cure… In Britain, there are over a million asthma sufferers of all ages, and hay fever is at least twice as common. These facts underline the importance of allergies to the nation’s health. However, the problem is greater than this as there is growing evidence that asthma and allergies are becoming more common. Extensive studies in general practice have shown that the…