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  • Writer's pictureCat Calhoun

Headaches Before Monthly Period

Updated: Jul 10, 2019

Patients who get headaches a day or two before their periods, an excess type of headache, are generally in some stage of hormonal imbalance. Your overall treatment plan should address this imbalance. Consider herbal therapy, diet and lifestyle changes, and movement therapies to address Liver Qi stagnation, Liver blood deficiency, Wood overacting on Earth, etc. Xiao Yao San is a good basic herbal formula to explore, but might need to be customized for your patient.

To treat with Master Tung points, use the gynecological points and Robert Chu's WTH protocol.

Right side:

  • Fu Ke and Return to Nest

  • Huo Ying, Huo Zhu, Lv 6* Master Tung's Lv 6 is needled at the same level, but on the Spleen channel. Slide the needle right next to the margin of the tibia.

  • Gb 34, Gb 39

Left side:

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