Acupuncture for Asthma
Caring for Maryland and DC with Acupuncture and Natural Medicine

A CareFirst Blue Cross Preferred Provider

Content on this website is intended for general information only. For answers to your specific questions or to schedule treatment, we invite you to contact us at 301-588-5858.

Asthma is a common respiratory condition in which the airway swells, spasms, and produces extra mucus, leading to shortness of breath. Asthma can be triggered by exercise, cold weather, emotional stress, or allergic hypersensitivity. Some patients with asthma have only mild symptoms, but for others the condition is more severe. Asthma can be life-threatening if it is not adequately treated.

Our clinic provides compassionate and effective treatment within the field of acupuncture. We have helped many people with asthma and other respiratory diseases. In addition to treatment of asthma, we also have experience treating many disorders and symptoms which are related to asthma, such as involve involuntary coughing, sinus congestion, and emotional stress.

In some cases of severe allergies, the combination of sinus congestion and asthma can be life threatening. Depending on the nature of the allergy, medications may not be enough to help the patient. We have successfully treated adults and children who were suffering in this way, even while taking 3 or 4 medications for these symptoms.

In these cases, by the end of the acupuncture session, the sinuses typically begin to drain vigorously through the nose. Although perhaps the sight is not for the squeamish, it brings welcome relief to the patient. Children tend to respond especially quickly to our treatments. In general, it is very easy for patients to use our services alongside the treatments provided by a pulmonologist.

Acupuncture research at Harvard Medical School and many other institutions around the world have determined that acupuncture has profound effects on the body's physiology. These include a wide range of molecular and cellular effects on the immune system, nervous system, endocrine system, and growth-regulatory systems.

Essentially, acupuncture helps the body to increase its natural healing response. It helps the body to have an easier time managing stress. During acupuncture treatment for asthma, between 2 and 8 hair-thin needles will be placed on very specific points on the abdomen, arms, legs, or back. If you are considering acupuncture treatment for this condition, it is a good idea to see an acupuncturist with a high level of knowledge and skill, with many years of experience.

As an acupuncturist and holistic health practitioner, Dr. Windsor uses the latest research and technology to find solutions for patients with asthma. During treatment for asthma, it may be necessary to address another underlying reason for the occurrence of symptoms. We will create an integrated treatment strategy for your unique concerns and conditions. We welcome the opportunity to partner with you, and with your pulmonologist and other medical providers, in order to help you feel better as quickly as possible.

Call us at 301-588-5858 To Schedule an Appointment

We offer a range of natural health services and can provide these in a way that is fully integrated, designed, and fine-tuned for you to receive the maximum benefit. We can provide treatment for multiple health concerns at each appointment. If you wish to speak to the doctor prior to scheduling an appointment, please contact us for a free 5-minute phone consultation.

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Maryland Holistics LLC is the private practice of Eric Windsor, D.Ac., L.Ac.  Maryland Holistics is a preferred provider in the Blue Cross, CareFirst, United Healthcare, OneNet, and MDIPA networks. We also accept Cigna, Aetna, and several other insurance companies as an out-of-network provider. It is our pleasure to serve you.

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If you wish to schedule an appointment or have questions prior to treatment, please call our office at 301-588-5858.

Located in Ellicott City and Silver Spring, MD

Our professional offices are designed to be an oasis for healing. Both offices are located near available parking and public transportation, and are ADA accessible.
Acupuncture in Ellicott City and Silver Spring • Caring for Maryland and DC with Affordable Acupuncture and Natural Medicine • Ellicott City, Columbia, Silver Spring, Bethesda, College Park, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Kensington, Takoma Park, Chevy Chase, and Washington DC


Offices in Ellicott City


and Silver Spring


301-588-5858


Convenient Morning, Evening,


and Weekend Appointments








3525 Ellicott Mills Dr., Suite E


Ellicott City, MD 21043



1111 Spring St., Suite G5


Silver Spring, MD 20910