Acupuncture for Migraine Relief

By |2021-06-11T13:54:41+00:00September 7, 2017|Blog, Migraines|

Migraines are more than just headaches. Migraines can be an absolutely debilitating experience that has a considerable impact on people’s quality of life. The attacks can become so severe that they force the sufferer to abandon their daily activities for up to 3 days or longer. Living in fear of the next attack can make even a symptom-free day stressful. So what can Acupuncture do for your migraines? Acupuncture is like a fitness routine for your nervous system. Acupuncture helps to stimulate balance (or homeostasis) within the body. An Acupuncture treatment can stimulate weaker aspects of the nervous system to Read more ...

Acupuncture for Migraine Prevention

By |2021-03-10T15:55:30+00:00March 2, 2015|Acupuncture, Blog, Migraines, Pain Management|

According to the American Headache Society, acupuncture for migraine prevention seems to be at least as effective as conventional drug preventative therapy and is safe, long lasting, & cost-effective. Background Migraine is a complex and multifactorial brain disorder affecting approximately 18% of women and 5% of men in the United States, costing billions of dollars annually in direct and indirect healthcare costs and school and work absenteeism and presenteeism. Until this date, there have been no medications that were designed with the specific purpose to decrease the number of migraine attacks, which prompts a search for alternative interventions that could Read more ...

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