Effectiveness of Shed-Haek and Cold Herbs Mask Treatment for Reducing Headache Pain among Patients with Migraine at Healthcare Network Pabon District, Phatthalung Province

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Yuvadee Kongme


The purpose of this quasi - experimental research aimed to compare the pain level, the frequency of pain and the degree of neck movement among migraine headache patients before and after the treatment of Shed-Haek and Cold Herbs Mask. The samples were migraine headache patients who were diagnosed with migraine headache (ICD-10, G43-43.9, U61.2), received service at Thai traditional medicine clinics, Pabon Hospital. The eligible criteria were determined to enroll the samples. Of these, 30 samples were included in this study. The data were collected using the intervention program and the questionnaires. The intervention program was the treatment of Shed-Haek and Cold Herbs Mask. The questionnaires consisted of demographic characteristics, history of illness and illness assessment such as: pain level, frequency of pain and degree of neck movement. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and Repeated ANOVA. The results showed that after the treatment of Shed-Haek and Cold Herbs Mask, the pain level and the pain frequency statistically significant decreased (p <0.001). The degree of neck movement was statistically significant increased (p <0.001). The results suggested that alternative and integrated development of Thai traditional medicine with multidisciplinary practice should be performed in the care of migraine patients.

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Kongme Y. Effectiveness of Shed-Haek and Cold Herbs Mask Treatment for Reducing Headache Pain among Patients with Migraine at Healthcare Network Pabon District, Phatthalung Province. Health Sci J Thai [Internet]. 2021 Jul. 6 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];3(2):39-47. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/HSJT/article/view/249304
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