PIERCE AWAY YOUR PAIN .. WITH A SPECIAL KIND OF EARRING? TONIGHT.. I’M SHOWING YOU A NEW LITTLE TRICK .. THAT SOME BELIEVE MAY BE A MIGRAINE MIRACLE 0-7 54-100 145-154 201-207 11:09:16 My head would start hurting and then I would start seeing white spots. My vision would get really blurry, then I’d start to throw up. THAT’S HOW CANDICE DEAN DESCRIBES THE MIGRAINES SHE’S BEEN STRUGGLING WITH FOR 22 YEARS. 11:09:36 Its pounding right in the forehead area SHE SAYS THE HEADACHES HAVE BEEN DEBILITATING … 11:10:04 …if I couldn’t control it or catch it in time, I would be in the ER getting injections DEAN FOUND HERSEF IN AN EMERGENCY ROOM AT LEAST ONCE A MONTH BUT AFTER TWO DECADES OF MISERY….WITH COUNTLESS MEDICATIONS AND DOCTORS APPOINTMENTS…HER LUCK SUDDENLY CHANGED– …AFTER SIMPLY ADDING A PIECE OF JEWELRY TO HER EAR. 11:13:59 I have not had a trip to the ER since I’ve had this piercing done DEAN IS REFERRING TO A THREE THOUSAND YEAR OLD PRACTICE– KNOWN AS A DAITH PIERCING — A POPULAR NEW TREND FOR PEOPLE LOOKING TO STOP — OR AT LEAST REDUCE — THE ONSET OF A MIGRAINE. COLLEGE STUDENT AMBER CETLINSKI DID SOME RESEARCH HERSELF.. AND DECIDED TO GO FOR IT migraines are the worst part. the last one kept me up all night so this was definitely something to try and alleviate that BUT HOW EXACTLY DOES IT ALL WORK? This is where the piercing is done… it’s known that there’s an acupuncture point at this part of the ear THE PIERCING IS THOUGHT TO MIMIC ACUPUNCTURE BY HITTING A PIVOTAL PRESSURE POINT, BUT OUTSIDE OF THAT, THERE ISN’T WHOLE LOT OF SCIENCE BACKING THE PHENOMENON. We’re going to go through this area right through here THE PROCEDURE IS DONE USING A STRAIGHT NEEDLE, PASSED DIRECTLY THROUGH THE INNER CARTILAGE OF THE EAR…AND THE WHOLE THING?…TAKES ALL OF FIVE MINUTES. John: How do you feel? Amber: I feel good, it didn’t hurt that bad MO-TEE-KA SAYS HE BEGAN OFFERING THE PIERCING JUST A COUPLE YEARS AGO.. AFTER MIGRAINE SUFFERS HEARD IT COULD BE EFFECTIVE. WHEN HE CIRCLED BACK WITH THE CLIENTS THAT GOT THE PIERCING A FEW MONTHS LATER.. What we found was ALL the clients that we pierced, had some relief.whether it was mild or whether it was eliminated altogether JENNIFER DIEGEL SAYS HER DAITH PIERCING HAS BEEN A GAME CHANGER 11:11:08 It’s been about two months. I have not had a migraine since– I’ve had a sinus headache — which I’ll take those any day compared to a migraine. AFTER TEN YEARS IN AGONY, SHE SAYS SHE’S FINALLY BEEN ABLE TO RECLAIM A MORE ACTIVE LIFE WITH HER KIDS. I don’t have to worry about getting a headache and telling them I can’t do something SO YOU HAVE SEEN THE DAITH PIERCING WORKS FOR SOME PEOPLE.. BUT DOES IT WORK FOR EVERYONE? WE SPOKE TO A NEUROLOGST WHO SAYS FROM WHAT HE’S SEEN.. IT’S ABOUT A 50 -50 CHANCE YOU’LL GET SOME RELIEF FROM HEADACHES WITH THE PIERCING. OFTEN TIMES HE SUGGESTS TRYING ACUPUNCTURE FIRST.. IF YOU GET RELIEF WITH A NEEDLE IN THAT PART OF YOUR EAR.. HE ENCOURAGES PATIENTS THAT WANT TO TRY THE NEXT STEP.. WITH A PIERCING.