Headaches are one of the most common causes of pain in America. They have become an accepted part of our lives, like indigestion and the common cold. Almost everyone has experienced some form of headache, and millions suffer with headaches on a regular basis. Yet, despite the billions of dollars spent on pain killers and billions more lost on missed work and reduced productivity, there is no western medical cure for headaches. What most people don’t realize is that acupuncture not only treats painful headaches, but also cures them. This article describes how acupuncture works, and how it treats and permanently resolves headaches.