National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Diagnosis and management of headaches in young people and adults

Date: 20/09/2019

This recent NICE guidance reported in the news today that the overuse of analgesics can cause rebound headaches. Using analgesics for more than 10 to 15 days per month. The same guidance also recommends the use of acupuncture in the treatment of Tension headaches. Suggesting that a course of ten sessions of acupuncture over a 5-8 week period can reduce the frequency and intensity of headaches.

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