- May 1st, 2014
The first week of June is National Headache Awareness Week, so before you reach for prescription meds, consider a more holistic approach to curbing those nasty headaches.
For a tension headache:
>> Apply peppermint oil on your hairline.
>> Make ginger tea by taking ginger root and adding it to boiling water.
- October 1st, 2013
Traditional Chinese medicine, which includes acupuncture, is the longest continuously practiced form of medicine in history. Acupuncture treated headaches 3,000 years ago, and acupuncture treats headaches today. The New York Times published an article citing research from 2007 showing acupuncture provided more effective relief for chronic headaches than medication.Clues to the nature of an ancient disciplineBy Mary Ann Petersen, LAc, MAcOM