Article http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijcemr.2022.04.006

Clinical Research Progress of Acupuncture for Migraine


Xue Li1, Rilan Chen2,*

1Graduate School of Guangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanning, Guangxi, China.

2Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Ruikang Hospital Affiliated to Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine, Nanning, Guangxi, China.

*Corresponding author: Rilan Chen

Published: March 23,2022


Migraine is a common clinical primary headache of moderate to severe, pulsatile, and unilateral attacks. Generally, the pain can last for 4 to 72 hours and can be induced by emotional changes. Daily activities and sound stimulation can make the degree of headache worse. It has the characteristics of repeated disease course, severely reduced quality of life and high disability rate. In the research on the treatment of migraine in China in the past 5 years, it was found that acupuncture in traditional Chinese medicine has the advantages of significant curative effect, low price and few side effects in the treatment of migraine. This study aims to provide a reference for clinicians and scholars to study different acupuncture methods for migraine by summarizing the methods and curative effects of acupuncture for migraine, and to propose improvement suggestions for the shortcomings of current acupuncture therapy. In order to provide some reference for future clinical and research.


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How to cite this paper

Clinical Research Progress of Acupuncture for Migraine

How to cite this paper: Xue Li, Rilan Chen. (2022) Clinical Research Progress of Acupuncture for MigraineInternational Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Research6(2), 142-147.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijcemr.2022.04.006