Blog posts in: Migraines

As I’ve mentioned elsewhere on my website, I LOVE treating migraines. To regularly see patients go from having a debilitating, life-stopping condition, to being symptom free without medications, is so satisfying for both myself and my patients. Today, a patient whom I’ve been seeing for migraines just reached the transition phase from coming in regularly, to backing down to a “maintenance mode” treatment schedule. I figured I’d write up her case and share it since...

Today’s success story is about a case that has actually been one of my most difficult migraine cases ever. I chose to write about it anyway, even though the treatment process was filled with challenges, so people could see that successful treatment doesn’t always look how we expect it will look. And also to help people understand that sometimes we need to stay the course in order to get results. The patient happily agreed to...

Acupuncture for Migraines more effective than medications Once again, a study is showing that acupuncture is more effective for treating migraines than one of the common migraine medications that is regularly prescribed.100 people participated in the study, and participants either received 20 acupuncture treatments, or the drug Depakote at the standard dosage.   Both groups were given the option of 10 mg of Rizatriptan for acute migraine attacks. The study results showed that the patients who...