Rook Piercing for Headaches
Those who suffer from migraines often have to struggle with immense restrictions in everyday life. In addition to the severe pain and any accompanying symptoms, for many sick people, there are also stresses such as lost work and reduced social life. Then enter the attacks also frequently added or develop they did to chronic conditions, it is hardly surprising that so many interested parties are ready next to traditional treatment options as more unusual measures to take against the migraine.
This also includes piercing against migraines: attached to the correct place on the ear, it should be able to noticeably reduce the frequency of migraines. The migraine piercing is based on the principle of acupuncture. In the Far Eastern form of therapy, needles are placed on certain lines through which – according to the theory – the body’s energy flows.
In the case of a migraine piercing, a needle is not only temporarily inserted, but an ear stud is permanently attached. The piercer locates the acupuncture point against migraines in the ear – it lies on the cartilaginous fold above the entrance to the ear – and pierces the so-called daith piercing exactly there. Depending on the severity and location of the pain, two daith piercings are used, one on each ear.
Infected Rook Piercing
It usually takes three to six months for a rook piercing to heal completely. In some cases, however, it can take longer to heal. So that the piercing heals as smoothly and quickly as possible, you should pay attention to the following things after the piercing:
Stay away from the piercing! The more you move it or play around with it, the greater the risk of inflammation. If you still have to touch it: Wash your hands well and disinfect them beforehand.
Spray the puncture site three times a day with disinfectant spray
Avoid blood-thinning medication (e.g. aspirin) for the first few days and protect the piercing from soap, shampoo and hairspray.
Refrain from going to the swimming pool, solarium and sauna as well as certain sports (ball sports, gymnastics, …) in the first two weeks.
Avoid strong pressure on the piercing (e.g. from hats, headphones or lying on them). Avoids strong pressure on the piercing (e.g. byHatsAd, Headphones or lying on it).
Any crusts that may develop can be carefully removed with warm chamomile water.
Piercing should never be removed.
What to do if your piercing does get infected, you can find out here: Piercing inflamed: What you can do and when you should see a doctor .