Acupuncture management for a migraine
Migraine is one of the most common forms of a disabling headache. It affects around 12% of the general population and accounts for 15% of primary headaches. It is a chronic recurrent disorder with intense, episodic, unilateral throbbing headache affecting the temple, forehead, or eye and may spread to the whole head. It is worsened by movements and daily activities, last from 4-72 hours and is associated with nauseas, vomiting, photo-sensitivity, and phono-sensitvity.
Epidemiological studies have documented the high prevalence, socio-economic, and personal impact of migraine which is now ranked as number 19 among all diseases world wide causing disability according to the world health organisation.
Western medicine on migraines
The pathway of pain in migraine is not completely understood although 3 major theories are postulated Read More…