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Category: Acupuncture and Headaches

Acupuncture Offers Long Term Pain Relief For Migraine Sufferers

A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows long term pain relief for migraine sufferers. This study had 249 participants who regularly suffered migraines without aura. They were divided into 3 groups: *true acupuncture *sham acupuncture and *a control group. The participants kept diaries to record how often they: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 12, 2017

Acupuncture Reduces Migraines According To Duke University

In 2008 Duke University sent out a press release that stated, “Acupuncture is more effective than medication in reducing the severity and frequency of chronic headaches, according to a new analysis conducted by Duke University Medical Center researchers.” That is a pretty unequivocal statement from a prestigious institution. The National Institutes of Health recommended acupuncture: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 8, 2014

Headaches & Migraines Dramatically Reduced by Acupuncture

Headaches are an increasingly popular reason to seek acupuncture treatment – with good reason. Acupuncture is very effective at treating all types of headaches. The article below is from acufinder.com and provides a good explanation of how Chinese Medicine can help along with some impressive research to back it up. Are you plagued by chronic headaches?: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 15, 2013

Alternative Remedies For Migraines

Recently Fox News did a story on the painful problem of migraine headaches. Fox assembled some of the more alternative treatments for migraines – meaning other than meds! The article discusses foods, herbs and a British study that had success using acupuncture as the treatment. I was happy to see acupuncture included. Here’s what was: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 17, 2012

Acupuncture Can Relieve Both Chronic and Acute Headaches

Headaches are a common problem that bring people into my Chicago acupuncture office. Several million people suffer from severe headaches/migraines and it is an increasingly popular reason to seek acupuncture treatment – with good reason. Acupuncture is effective at treating all types of headaches, both acute and chronic. This includes tension headaches, sinus headaches, hormonal: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 22, 2012

Acupuncture Increases Blood Flow to the Brain

Acupuncture increases blood flow to the brain without raising arterial blood pressure or pulse rate. A new study, recently published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine  reports that  using acupuncture to increase blood flow to the brain has good implications for the treatment of  dizziness, hypertension, hypotension, deficient memory, ear ringing (tinnitus), headaches,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 31, 2011

Have a Headache? Acupuncture Provides Help Quickly!

Acupuncture Point LI 4 Headaches and migraines are a common complaint in my Chicago acupuncture practice. As many of you know, the pain of migraines can be debilitating and the side effects of painkillers can be harsh. Acupuncture provides powerful relief without the side effects of prescription medications and has a long history (thousands of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 23, 2011

Acupuncture Helps Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injuries

In the last couple of years the military and Veterans have been using acupuncture more frequently and with success. Acupuncture has been used in Iraq and here at home to treat Veterans with PTSD and chronic pain.  Acupuncture Today recently published this really well done article by Lynne Morgan, RN, LAc, OMD. She writes about the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 28, 2010

U.S. Department of Defense Gives $1.2 Million Grant To The New England School Of Acupuncture For Research

Great News From Acufinder.com $1.2 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to Study AcupunctureBy: New England School of Acupuncture NEWTON, MA (June 23, 2010) – The New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) is the recipient of a $1.2 million U.S. Department of Defense grant to fund a first-of-its-kind clinical trial: the Effectiveness of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 5, 2010

Acupuncture Provides Proven Relief For Migraines

Acupuncture often provides lasting relief from the pain of chronic headaches, such as migraines. This study was written about on WebMD and is from 2004. I hadn’t read it before and it is too important to pass up. “Researchers found that compared with standard medical care, acupuncture offers substantial benefits in preventing headaches and improving: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 24, 2010
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