A study of cupping therapy as migraine treatment reported it was effective in the treatment of headache. Headaches are among the many ailments that have responded well to cupping therapy. Patients taking this form of treatment report a marked relief from the intensity and frequency of the headaches they've experienced for years.
The efficacy of wet-cupping in the treatment for tension and migraine headache. We conclude that wet-cupping leads to clinical relevant benefits for primary care patients with headache. When cupping is performed on the base of the neck, forehead, and cheekbones, the tensed muscles are relaxed because of an increased blood supply to the area.