"On the basis of the existing evidence, acupuncture should be an option for the first-line treatment of migraine to supplement other non-pharmacologic treatment options. It is at least as effective as prophylactic drug therapy, has longer lasting effects, is safe, seems to be cost-effective and reduces drug intake with possibly severe unwanted effects.
A sound body of evidence exists supporting the use of acupuncture for migraine prophylaxis.
Acupuncture is at least as effective as prophylactic drug therapy for migraine and it is safe, long-lasting and cost-effective.
Although there seems to be little difference between the two, Chinese acupuncture points might be marginally more effective than non-Chinese points."