Barrington Acupuncture

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

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Category: migrane

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…

Sinusitis and inflammation

Western Medicine is quick to attribute an infectious cause when diagnosing sinusitis. This focus continues in spite of multiple recent studies that demonstrate this to be rarely true during the first 10 days of symptoms. The underlying  pathology is multi-factorial including virus and allergenic inflammatory reactions. Acupuncture has good evidence based outcomes that reveal better vascular nourishment of tissues and…