Alleviate Your Migraine and Headache Pain

Portrait of upset middle aged woman having head painI have been seeing a number of headache and migraine patients lately so I thought it was a good time to share this article by Diane Joswick, L.Ac. MSON.

Are you plagued by chronic headaches? More than 45 million Americans (one in six) suffer from chronic headaches, and 20 million of them are women. Scientific research shows that acupuncture can be more effective than medication in reducing the severity and frequency of chronic headaches.

The pain that headache and migraine sufferers endure can impact every aspect of their lives. Acupuncture is a widely accepted form of treatment for headaches, and can offer powerful relief without the side effects that prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause. Headaches and migraines, as well as their underlying causes, have been treated successfully with acupuncture and Oriental medicine for thousands of years. They can be used alone in the management and treatment of headaches, or as part of a comprehensive treatment program.

Acupuncture and Oriental medicine do not recognize migraines and chronic headaches as one particular syndrome. Instead, these approaches aim to treat…Read More

ALLERGY CAPITALS

AlergyCapMap4There is no place safe from allergies in America, and some cities are more problematic than others. The Allergy Capitals is an annual research project of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to identify “the 100 most challenging places to live with allergies” during the spring and fall seasons.

Here is the list of the top 100. If you live in the DFW area we are now at #10. The good news is there is an option to the traditional treatments. The acupuncture/acupressure techniques that I use have been getting great results.  If you are tired of sneezing, having itchy eyes, or being congested you should give me a call to found out more.