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Can acupuncture help relieve long-term tension headaches? Scientists seem to agree.
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Can acupuncture help relieve long-term tension headaches? Scientists seem to agree.

People who suffer from chronic tension-type headaches may find relief from their condition through the use of acupuncture, according to the findings of a study that was recently published in the online issue of Neurology®, the official magazine of the American Academy of Neurology. The author of the study, Ying Li, MD, Ph.D., of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu, China, said in a statement that "tension-type headaches are one of the most common types of headaches and people who have a lot of these headaches may be looking for alternatives to medication." According to the findings of our research, acupuncture is effective in reducing the number of headache days that sufferers experience on average per month. Headaches can be extremely painful and annoying. ...