Headaches (e.g. tension type) and migraine prevention are 2 areas where acupuncture has some of the best and most proven results to offer. Recently 2 Top level research papers which were published showing how well acupuncture can help this type of problem.
The research has shown that the number of tension headaches and migraines people have can be reduced by about 50% when people receive a course of acupuncture. What is even more interesting is that 90% of the effects of that course may still be present a year later. These research papers, which are Cochrane reviews, are the ‘gold standard’ in evidence based medicine and demonstrate how acupuncture research has now ‘come of age’ and is now able to stand up to even the most ardent skeptic’s arguements.
My own experience has shown me that acupuncture is a fantastic way to help people de-stress and reduce the number of headaches/migraines they are having. People usually report feeling much more grounded/chilled etc. after the sessions and seem to really look forward to the experience.Back to conditions