Acupuncture for migraine prophylaxis: a prospective clinical study six months'follow-up
Journal/Book: American Journal of Chinese Medicine. 1975; 3: 271-274.
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to clarify the efficacy of acupuncture in the prophylaxis of migraine. 39 patients were treated by acupuncture given 5 times at weekly intervals. 92% of patients improved with acupuncture initially. Six months later 54% had relapsed to their pre-acupuncture state.The present study does not exclude the possibility that the results were due to suggestion.
Keyword(s): Clinical trial