Nowadays, many people experience migraines due to stress, sleeping disorder, hormone change, dietary or other factors.
Most people like to take Tylenol or other NSAID medication to relief the pain. If you don’t want to take the side effect of the drug, acupuncture can be a good alternator.
Following acupoint usually used to treat migraine
- Baihui (GV20): Located on the top of the head, this point is thought to help regulate blood flow and relieve pain.
- Fengchi (GB20): Located at the base of the skull, on either side of the spine, this point is believed to help relieve tension and reduce pain in the head and neck.
- Hegu (LI4): Located on the web between the thumb and index finger, this point is believed to help reduce pain and relieve tension in the head and neck.
- Taichong (LV3): Located on the top of the foot, between the first and second toes, this point is thought to help regulate blood flow and reduce pain.
- Shuaigu (GB8): Located on the temple, in the depression between the eyebrow and the hairline, this point is thought to help relieve tension and reduce pain in the head.
It is important to find a licensed acupuncturist to perform the assessment and treat you base on your condition and needs.