Migraines affect around 1 in 7 people causing a throbbing sensation to the front or side of the head which can last for hours or even days.... Other symptoms include increased sensitivity to light, nausea, blind spots and tingling in the limbs. Hideous ! But there is light at the end of the tunnel. Millions of people worldwide have been rocking the daith piercing which mirrors the effects of acupuncture. Yay ! The daith cartilage is located in the inner ear. It has long been a location targeted by acupuncturists to help leviate headaches. It works by stimulating nerves under the skin and muscle, resulting in the body to produce natural pain-relieving substances such as endorphins. Millions of migraine sufferers are using the Daith piercing as a long term acupuncture solution to relieve both the frequency and the intensity of their migraines. Hooray ! Our friends over at www.ouchbodypiercing.com have pierced hundreds of daiths, with some really great success stories. Check out their social media pages for daith discussions ! So, if you're feeling a little fed up with with the effects of migraines and fancy a new bit of bling then gaining a cute daith piercing has got to be a winner.