Acupuncture Newcastle – Migraine
We provide Acupuncture in Newcastle to help relieve the symptoms and effects of Migraine. Have you ever considered alternative therapies for Migraine?
Acupuncture Newcastle – Facts About Migraine
- Did you know that migraine is the third most common disease in the whole World with around 14.7% of sufferers. You are not alone! In fact, if you suffer with migraine, you are 1 in 7.
- Chronic migraine affects approximately 2% if the World population.
- 75% of migraine sufferers are women – most probably this is hormonally-driven
- Recent research suggested that there are 190,000 migraine attacks every day here in the UK.
Acupuncture Newcastle – The Impact of Migraine
Migraine is ranked World Wide as the 7th most disabling disease and the leading cause of disability among neurological disorders.
In the UK alone the population loses 25 million days from work or school each year because of migraine and is estimated to cost the NHS £150 million each year, mostly from the costs of prescription drugs and GP visits.
Migraine and Depression – Acupuncture Newcastle
Depression is 3 times more likely in people with migraine and severe headaches than in other healthy individuals.
Acupuncture Newcastle – Migraine Treatment
In the old days, migraine was treated with a surgical procedure knows as trepanning. Trepanning was quite horrific. A drill was used to drill a hole in to the skull – with the aim to release the evil spirits within – who were obviously the cause of the pain!
Thankfully we have moved on from this!
Acupuncture can be a fantastic aid to sufferers of Migraine. Did you know Seasonal change can be a trigger for Migraine? Spring and Autumn can be a particularly difficult time when migraine strikes.
Acupuncture helps lessen the frequency of attacks and severity of pain .
Acupuncture also reduces the “aftermath ” effect
If you get a chance have a look on BBC iplayer and watch “Health Truth or Scare ” – Episode 3 with Angela Rippon – this demonstrates how well Acupuncture helps clear Migraine https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0b0569q/health-truth-or-scare-series-2-episode-3
If you would like to find out more about how acupuncture can be used to reduce your migraine symptons please do ring Jo at The Therapy Rooms on 07821 027711 or to book an appointment call 0191 213 6232 or 07974 725 546