Acupuncture causes the release of endorphins and other neurochemicals in the brain and spinal cord and the release of these substances causes a feeling of euphoria and analgesia.
The main symptom of a headache is pain in your head or face. There are several types of headaches, and tension headaches are the most common.
Research has often focused on evaluating acupuncture as an option for migraine prevention.
The most common causes of a headache are:
Researchers from Italy and the United States report that migraine sufferers with obesity, can enjoy decrease in headache severity and improvement in quality of life if they lose weight. The results of their meta-analysis was presented in the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting.
There is a spectacular improvement in the quality of life in people who suffer from frequent, intense headaches and choose acupuncture for their treatment.