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Acupuncture for migraines

Acupuncture and migraines: overview

Acupuncture for migraines is one of the most commonly used non-drug therapy methods in the treatment of various types of headaches. From the point of view of traditional Chinese medicine, the concepts of yin and yang and the vital energy qi play a significant role in the process of treating diseases related to the nervous, cardiovascular systems and other conditions.

Despite the existing therapeutic approaches in the treatment of migraine, a truly effective drug, that is, the so-called “universal pill for migraine”, has not been found. Exactly in this sense, acupuncture for headaches is becoming a welcome relief for a large number of our patients. 

What promotes migraines? 

According to the World Health Organization, regular headaches are one of the most common disorders of the nervous system. They are caused by various factors and can be symptoms of various diseases — from glaucoma to brain tumors. 

One of the pivotal aspects of acupuncture points for headache is understanding of the meridian system. Yang energy tends to go up and out. Often we are very frivolous about the conditions when our head hurts, attributing everything to fatigue and stress. However, the reason may lie elsewhere.

A clear mind and a healthy head depend on the availability of sufficient qi and blood circulation, well-functioning internal organs and proper growth and fall of yin and yang energy. There is a number of conditions that can trigger migraines and headaches. The most common are:

  • lack of qi;
  • lack of serotonin;
  • activation of neurons responsible for pain;
  • narrowing of blood vessels or their expansion.

Several cervical acupuncture points for migraines are very important and are often included in the treatment formula, both scientific research and clinical therapy-course of tension headache, cluster headache and acupuncture migraine.

Can acupuncture help migraines?

Acupuncture for migraines is one of the most widespread, sparing and effective non-drug methods for treating blow ague, headache and other diseases, which affects internal regulatory mechanisms.

The effect of acupuncture points for migraines is not only aimed at relieving pain, but also stabilizing the nervous system and psycho-emotional background. Since stress is one of the triggers of migraines, this is important. Hence, our professionals consider this method quite effective for nowadays.

Acupuncture allergy treatment

Despite the effectiveness of acupuncture migraine, this method can be also useful in dealing with allergies. Acupuncture can help in many ways:

  • reduce the phenomenon of edema; 
  • remove sneezing, relieve coughing;
  • survive the period of heavy flowering;
  • have got a pet.

The course of therapy lasts for several weeks. Eventually, the necessity of nasal drops decreases, as well as the need for an inhaler, and the person can do without hormones.

Why do you need acupuncture for headaches?

After starting our course of acupuncture and migraines, your sleep improves noticeably, in particular, you fully rest, blood pressure and hormonal levels get stabilized, you react softer to weather changes. Indeed, all of this further protects the patient from overloading the nervous system.

Acupuncture for migraines in general and for migraines in particular goes very well with massage sessions and properly selected herbal medicine. Acupuncture points for headache, in most cases, make it possible to significantly reduce or completely eliminate the amount of prescribed medications and quite often it’s the only useful method of treatment even when medications are ineffective. 

Our team is ready to help you get rid from migraines and other disorders. Call us and we’ll choose the best suitable course for you.