Can Acupuncture Ease Migraine Headache Pain?

Q:
Can acupuncture ease migraine headache pain?

A:
Acupuncture may provide lasting relief from the pain of chronic headaches, such as migraines, according to a new study.

Researchers found that compared with standard medical care, acupuncture offers substantial benefits in preventing headaches and improving the quality of life for people who suffer from frequent headaches, especially migraines.

However, this is the first large-scale study to examine the effectiveness of acupuncture under real-life conditions. You should still consult with your doctor before receiving acupuncture.

Keyword: acupuncture migraine; acupuncture migraines

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