Post-Concussion Syndrome—How to Break Free from Symptoms
PCS, Concussion, Whiplash, Car Accident, Spine Alignment

Post-concussion syndrome is the name given to symptoms that linger on for months after a person sustains a concussion. These symptoms often occur about 7-10 days after a serious injury such as one sustained in a car accident. Tension headaches are one of the most common recurring symptoms associated with post-concussion syndrome (PCS).   If you think you need to be knocked unconscious for a concussion to have occurred, you are not alone. Unfortunately, that is not true. In fact, you don’t even have to hit your head to sustain a concussion. Being shaken violently in any kind of crash or … Continue reading “Post-Concussion Syndrome—How to Break Free from Symptoms”

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Headaches – Can You Find Real Relief?
Migraine, Headache, Chronic Pain

There are two types of headaches a person may experience. These are called primary and secondary. With a primary headache, such things as lack of oxygen or blood to the brain and nerve damage can be the cause. A secondary headache is caused by things you experience in your daily life. You may or may not have control over them.  For example, the lack of caffeine or too much caffeine can cause you to have a secondary headache. They can also come on because of more serious issues like a severe injury to the neck or certain diseases. What are … Continue reading “Headaches – Can You Find Real Relief?”

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Relieving Torticollis Naturally
Neck Pain, Neck Ache

What is Torticollis?   Torticollis causes the head to tip to one side with a twisted neck and the chin turned to the opposite side. This condition can be developed due to damage to the nervous system, muscles, and spine. It can be inherited or brought on by genetic changes. Congenital torticollis is developed at birth, which could be caused when the blood supply to the neck had been changed or the muscles injured, or because the infant’s head was in the wrong position while developing in the womb. Torticollis may also happen in adulthood.   Cervical Dystonia or Spasmodic Torticollis  When … Continue reading “Relieving Torticollis Naturally”

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Your Back Pain and Your Migraines
Back Pain, Back Ache, Migraine, Headache

From Back Pain to Migraine If you recently started suffering from migraine headaches, but you’re not sure what caused them, the reason may be below your head. Migraine are not a type of headache as many people think, rather they are a neurological disorder, and headaches are just one possible symptom of migraines. Now, if you suffer from migraines, it may be because of one of many different reasons including food allergies, genetics, and more. Your migraine pain may also be the result of your back pain. Back Pain that Causes Migraines Central Nervous System Disorder (CNS) – Your brain … Continue reading “Your Back Pain and Your Migraines”

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Josh Hamilton’s Ongoing Struggle with Migraines
Josh Hamilton, Migraine, Headaches

Just another Baseball Battle For the past several years, going back to before he was with the Los Angeles Angels, outfielder Josh Hamilton has suffered from chronic migraines. His pain became so bad during one game in August of 2013 that he left the ballpark, returned to his hotel, took some nausea medication, and went to sleep. Now, all of that is the bad news, but the good news is that he only suffers from about three migraines a year. Then again, that’s if your consider suffering from even one migraine good news, but then again three a year is … Continue reading “Josh Hamilton’s Ongoing Struggle with Migraines”

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Everyday Causes of Back and Neck Injuries
Neck Pain, Back Pain, Concussion, Whiplash, Neck Injury

After Your Concussion or Whiplash If you were recently in a car accident, took a recent fall, or suffered from a sports related accident, then you should be aware of the damage your body may have sustained. We understand it may be tempting to think that because you feel fine you are fine. You may also think that all you need to do is ice your injury, but there is so much more to it than that. Sometimes, the pain from that injury your suffered will not manifest itself for days, weeks, months, or even years after that accident. It’s … Continue reading “Everyday Causes of Back and Neck Injuries”

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Your Medication Might Causes Your Headaches
headache, migraine, medication, medicine

  If you suffer from headaches, it’s important to know what type of headaches you suffer from. Knowing that will help you narrow down the cause of your headaches, so you can take steps to seek a cure. Here are some of the more common type of headaches you should know about. Types of Headaches Tension Headache – This is the most common type of headache. You’ll know when you have it because you will feel a constant pressure around your head. Cluster Headache – These effect men more than women and occur on one side of the head. The … Continue reading “Your Medication Might Causes Your Headaches”

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Natural Fibromyalgia Treatment
fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue

I’m sure that anyone reading this article has probably heard about fibromyalgia; you may be noticing the symptoms yourself, or at the very least have a friend or family member who has. Unfortunately, a lot of sufferer’s are initially treated as if they’re symptoms were imaginary, but over the years the medical community has started to take the condition seriously. Even so, the actual causes of the condition aren’t always clear due in part to the fact the actual causes are influenced by several factors which can make treatment difficult but fortunately, not impossible. As high as 90% of fibromyalgia … Continue reading “Natural Fibromyalgia Treatment”

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Signs of a Weak Spine
Back Pain, Sciatica, Sciatic Nerve

If you have ever had the urge to crack your back, have someone hug you and crack it for you, or crack your neck, you are not alone. Self-cracking one’s spine or neck is something most people, or perhaps everyone, has done at one time or another. Though, one’s ability to crack their neck or back does not mean it is a good practice. It is a sign that their spine is not aligned, and that they need to seek an evaluation from an Upper Cervical Specialist. Below are some other signs that it is time to come in for … Continue reading “Signs of a Weak Spine”

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What causes your Headaches? It Might be your Medication

Knowing Your Headaches  If you suffer from headaches, it’s important to know what type of headaches you get. Then, you can narrow down the cause of your headaches Here are some of the more common type of headaches you should know about. Types of Headaches Tension Headache – This is the most common type of headache. You’ll know when you have it because you will feel a constant pressure around your head. Cluster Headache – These effect men more than women and occur on one side of the head. The cause of these headaches is unknown, but it is thought genetics … Continue reading “What causes your Headaches? It Might be your Medication”

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