Wednesday 28 October 2015

Acupuncture for headaches and dizzy spells

The patient

Busy sales manager in his 50s. Patient first experienced head strain 5 years ago which developed into frequent headaches. Numbness and tingling sensation can be felt at the back of the head, headache and sharp pain behind right eye. Severe dizzy spell at times. No related finding through MRI scans to suggest cause.

The treatment

Weekly acupuncture sessions. Advised patient to stop consuming alcohol, greasy foods.


Headache and pain behind the eye gradually declined as treatment went on, finally ceased completed after session six. Patient hardly suffers from dizzy spells. 


"I consulted with Ivy after having experienced several years of headaches and dizzy spells without any obvious cause.

Following a series of acupuncture sessions, these symptoms have reduced considerably and I would not hesitate to return for more treatment if required. "

Acupuncture can be a very effective treatment method for other types of headaches. If you would like further information on this blog or to discuss any conditions you would like to be treated, please do not hesitate to contact me via email
Acupuncture for headaches, image source