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Acupuncture for Migraine Headache, a New Research

Posted Mar 14th, 2022 in Acupuncture, Naturopathic Medicine, News, Tips

Acupuncture for Migraine Headache, a New Research

 

 

Migraine is a very common problem all over the world. In Canada, Migraine Headache is a common health problem and as much as 8.8% of people in Ontario suffer from Migraine Headaches. Almost as many as 2.7 Million Canadians suffer Migraine Headaches as per 2021 statistics https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/82-003-x/2000002/article/5515-eng.pdf 

 

The Migraine Headache usually presents as a moderate to severe pain in one side of the head that is usually described as throbbing or dull aching headache mainly during the day that may be preceded by nausea or vomiting, visual blurring, or haloes, and sometimes dizziness.

The article today discusses this topic Acupuncture for Migraine Headache,  a New Research

The medical treatment of Migraine Headache is mainly triptans which are also named 5 HT-1 agonists.

The Naturopathic approach to Migraine has many means such as supplements, dietary and lifestyle modifications, and Acupuncture.

Acupuncture showed a benefit in improving the symptoms of Migraine Headaches and reducing its frequencies. The current research is an overview of systematic reviews on the role of acupuncture for the Migraine Headaches

This research was published in Pain Research and Management Journal 2020 and this is the link for that research https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7125485/ 

 

The results of the Research revealed that Acupuncture is a Safe and Effective Therapy for Migraine Headache

 

 

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