Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for Headaches Antigonish & New Glasgow
In recent studies, acupuncture was found to be rated effective positive for both migraines and tension headaches. The research was also deemed as moderate to high quality.
Acupuncture Headaches and Migraines Research
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Yang Y, Que Q, Ye X, Zheng G. Verum versus sham manual acupuncture for migraine: a systematic review ofrandomised controlled trials. Acupunct Med. 2016 Apr;34(2):76-83
Linde K, Allais G, Brinkhaus B, Fei Y, Mehring M, Shin BC, et al. Acupuncture for the prevention of tension-type headache. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;4:Cd007587.
Coeytaux RR, Befus D. Role of Acupuncture in the Treatment or Prevention of Migraine, Tension-Type Headache, or Chronic Headache Disorders. Headache. 2016 Jul;56(7):1238-40.