(OrganicJar) Recent research at Duke University found that acupuncture works better than drugs like aspirin to reduce the severity and frequency of chronic headaches. A study involving nearly 4,000 patients with migraine, tension headache and other forms of chronic headache showed that 62 percent of the acupuncture patients reported relief compared to 45 percent taking medication.
People need to understand that, even though needles are used in acupuncture, its not a painful experience. There used for releasing your bodies own natural painkillers.
Other studies have shown that acupuncture helped alleviate pain in patients who had surgery for head and neck cancer, can relieve hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms and can reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea.
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