Acupuncture better than propranolol in preventing migraine?
Yes, according to this research published in the Journal of Neurology:
Analysis of 19 randomized controlled clinical studies involving a total of 3656 patients found that
- Acupuncture has a significant advantage over propranolol in reducing migraine episodes over a 4-week period;
- Acupuncture has a significant advantage over waiting-list control in decreasing migraine frequency; and
- Acupuncture causes fewer adverse events than propranolol.