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Managing Tension Headache with Acupuncture

Managing Tension Headache with Acupuncture

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have had a long history treating tension headaches. Today, tension headaches are one of the most prevalent medical complaints in Australia. What Is a Tension Headache? Firstly, tension headache is characterized by frequent or continuous mild pain on both sides of the head, with a vise-like grip in the back of head or forehead. This can spread over the entire head and get worse toward the end of the day. It’s common for people to experience tension headache less than 15 days per month. When symptoms appear more than 15 days per month, they’re considered chronic.

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