In addition to the 12 main acupuncture meridians that flow along the surface of the body, there are also deeper channels of energy in the body called the Extraordinary Vessels. You can understand the relationship between the primary acupuncture channels and the Extraordinary Vessels by thinking about what happens when it rains: first, small ditches … Read moreExtraordinary Acupuncture Channels for Serious Conditions
In a 2017 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers tested the efficacy of regular acupuncture treatments as a preventative measure to reduce the number of migraine headaches their subjects experienced. From a group of 249 participants, ages 18 – 65 years old, the researchers split up the participants into three groups. One group received … Read moreResearch: Acupuncture For Migraines and Pain
There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible. One of the most natural, pain free, drug free, and … Read moreHow Acupuncture Treats Tension, Cluster, Sinus Headaches and Migraines.
Migraine headaches are a bit of mystery to the medical world. This ailment tends to be poorly understood and frequently undiagnosed and under-treated. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, this neurological disease affects nearly 39 million Americans. Migraines are characterized by severe, throbbing pain usually found on only one side of the head. Migraine headaches … Read moreHow Acupuncture Treats Migraines
Many people get a migraine now and then, approximately 37 million Americans suffer with migraines. And usually they can be cleared up quickly with over-the-counter medication or other treatment method. However, that does not target the root of the issues which are causing the migraines and or headaches. At Balance Within located in encino our … Read moreFive Natural Ways Acupuncture Can Treat Migraines
Q: Does Acupuncture help or treat migraines and headaches? A: Yes! Acupuncture treats headaches and migraines very well. They are actually quite easy to treat and results can be seen with only 3-5 treatments. Q: How many treatments do I need to see a change in my migraines? A: Typically anywhere between 3-5 treatments you … Read moreHow Acupuncture helps with Chronic Headaches and Migraines
One of the most frequent questions I get as an acupuncturist is whether or not acupuncture can effectively treat migraines. The person asking is either plagued by the headaches themselves, or someone they know and love gets migraines. I have treated many patients who suffer from headaches, but migraines are in a league all of … Read moreWhat You Need to Know About Migraines and Acupuncture