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I have chronic migraines and nothing has helped I was wondering if the daith piercing would help? And were do I go to get it done?

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I use to have migraines so bad that I'd get nose bleeds, I couldn't get out of bed and just even the sound of breathing hurt my head. I went last year and had both left and right done and I have only had one very dull headache since.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I used to get a migraine at least twice a week if not more. I figured enough was enough and got my right ear done with the daith piercing about a month ago. Although it's still a little painful to sleep on, it has decreased my migraines incredibly. I've only had two in the last month. Makes my days a lot easier to handle now. My dad has chronic migraines as well and he went and got his done the day after I did mine and has had only two in the last month as well.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Finding the "sweet spot" pressure point for daith piercing.
You must locate this first otherwise it's like throwing darts & hoping for a bullseye.

I see an acupuncturist weekly for chronic pain & PTSD. He puts temporary acupuncture tacks in my ears each week as part of treatment.
They go into the cartilage but not thru and
fall out after a week or so.
I asked him to put acupuncture tacks in my daith to try & locate the "sweet spot" before I spend $ on a daith piercing.
3 out of 4 times he tacked the daith, it worked immediately relieving migraines.
The 4th time, after 4 days of tacks in, I went to the piercer. Asked him to pierce the exact spot the tacks were.
I went from 6 migraines A Week down to 7 migraines in 4 Months. The length & severity is much less...life changing!
Professional piercer at tattoo parlor

posted over 4 years ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Alternative solution. I don't know about piercings but I have an alternative solution that has beena miracle for me. When I feel a migraine coming on I lay down close my eyes and listen to binaural beats.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4JafbX3WQg&amp...
Using headphones and I really focus on the sounds. it puts me into a sort of trance and when I am done the pain is so much less and often does not develop into a migraine.
I was skeptical at first but willing to try anything... it is also great as you can do it anywhere, I have even hidden at work and done it to help relieve the pain.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I've had mine for a year and a half. Had relief within 20 minutes of having it done. My sister did hers a month after mine and has had just as good luck with hers. I did mine on the right, she did hers on the left. I do still get sinus headaches but if I feel a migraine coming on...I mess with my piercing and it goes away. Need to find a licensed piercing artist. I got mine at the same place I got my last tattoo

posted about 4 years ago
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