Acupuncture is a very effective treatment for headaches. There are 10 different types of headaches in Chinese medicine and each headache pattern requires a specific acupuncture treatment..
In 1998, the National Institutes of Health recognized acupuncture as an effective treatment for headaches. “People who get acupuncture prefer it to medication, because of the potential side effects of drugs,” said Dr. Tong J. Gan, a co-author of the review and a professor of anesthesiology at Duke.
I have outlined the headaches I treat most commonly in my practice.
I have seen this type of headache frequently during my years in practice. The patient complains of having a headache with a feeling of heavy headiness and the condition is worse with damp or rainy weather. The distinguishing symptom is heaviness of the head with pain.
This is the most frequent type of headache I’ve seen clinically. Sometimes it presents like a migraine on one side or both sides of the head, and frequently behind one eye. This condition is aggravated by stressors that include flashing lights, changes in the weather, over thinking, lack of exercise, and poor eating habits.
Hormone Deficiency or Imbalance Headache
Depending on the patients age the imbalance is ether and excess or deficiency. In young adults and middle aged adults we see imbalances in hormone levels causing this pattern of headache. This condition requires treatment over several months to a year.
Frequently caused by over work, lack of exercise, and infrequent vacations. Symptoms include headache, fatigue, weak voice, loose stools, and cold extremities and/or body.
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