Barrington Acupuncture

Dr. Mark Gibson, M.D. Offering treatment using Eastern & Western medicine

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Month: September 2014

What are migraines?

What are migraines? Migraines are a complex entity meaning multifactorial starting with genetics. Being female and/or having a family history of migraines place one at a higher risk. That said, triggers are usually needed to set the process into motion. What occurs was once thought to be largely vasoconstriction (narrowing) of the external cranial arteries leading to a prodrome- warning…