Headaches are a very common health ailment with a wide variety of causes and manifestations. Up to 90% of adults have experienced a tension-type headache. The 2009 National Health Interview Survey found that 21% of adult females and 10% of adult males experience migraine or severe headaches. The good news is, acupuncture can be a very helpful treatment for all of kinds of headaches – both in the moment and preventatively.
Did you know that March is Endometriosis Awareness month? Do you even know what Endometriosis is? And if so, do you know that acupuncture can be an effective complementary treatment to manage the symptoms of endometriosis?
Acupuncture research, most importantly, must allow the acupuncture to maintain its integrity as a powerful, holistic, individualized intervention, because otherwise what is being tested is not acupuncture. And many of these effectiveness studies that do allow acupuncture to be performed in a less fabricated way show amazing results. So be a discerning reader when you come across a medical study on acupuncture, and remember that a circle should be measured as a circle…not as something that it is not.