CAM for Migraine and Cluster Headaches Topic Guide
Alternative and Complementary Medicine for Migraine and Cluster Headaches: Migraine headaches are intense, recurring headaches that are sometimes accompanied by nausea, vomiting and other symptoms. Alternative therapies that have proven successful for some include:
Medical Acupuncture The practice as acupuncture consists of placing fine steel needles placed through the skin and into nodes mapped out in traditional Chinese medicine. Acupuncture was recognized as a legitimate medical practice by the FDA in the 1990s. Independently licensed physicians practice acupuncture for various types of symptom relief.
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