Anchorage Chiropractor Helps Chronic Migraines
Chronic Migraines Chronic migraine headaches are those that occur 15 or more times a month with a headache that lasts 4 hours or more, at least 3 months in a row for individuals with ongoing or a previous diagnosis of migraine. This means that individuals with chronic migraines spend a huge amount of time dealing with debilitating pain, in many cases making them miss work or school and the activities they enjoy. There are approximately 3.2 million Americans that suffer from chronic migraine (mostly women), an astounding number. While there’s no proven cure, there are chronic migraine treatments that can … Continue reading “Anchorage Chiropractor Helps Chronic Migraines”
What Is a Silent Migraine? And What Can You Do about It?
Silent Migraine The main symptom of a migraine is head pain, right? Not always! A silent migraine is a type of migraine that has many other migraine symptoms without the head pain. With silent migraines, dizziness may be the primary symptom. For other silent migraines, vertigo may be accompanied by nausea, fatigue, chills, confusion, irritability, and other symptoms. Aura will often precede a silent migraine, though it is an uncommon symptom of regular migraine headaches. With a silent migraine, aura is generally caused by brain activity quickly speeding up and then, just as quickly, slowing way down. Since the condition … Continue reading “What Is a Silent Migraine? And What Can You Do about It?”
What Are Common Causes of Migraines and Nausea?
Migraines and Nausea Besides just excruciating pain, migraines can be associated with various other symptoms. One common migraine symptom is nausea. The nausea may even become so great that vomiting results. What are the causes of migraines and why is nausea a symptom? An even more important question is: what can you do about your migraines? The causes of migraines are not completely understood but researchers believe that some migraines may be hereditary while others may be the result of injury. Some have come to find that taking part in certain activities or eating particular foods such as chocolate or … Continue reading “What Are Common Causes of Migraines and Nausea?”
What Helps Migraines In Anchorage, Alaska?
Migraines Migraines can be truly debilitating for someone who regularly has to endure them. Episodes may last up to 72 hours in the case of chronic migraines. Besides just pain, sufferers may experience nausea, dizziness, vision problems, and other symptoms. If you suffer from this condition, where can you find migraine relief? Let’s discuss some of the common treatments as well as how you can find natural relief from your migraines. Physicians are still perplexed as to what causes migraines. They realize that some are the result of head and neck injuries. Migraines also seem to run in families. People … Continue reading “What Helps Migraines In Anchorage, Alaska?”
Causes of Migraines in Men and What to do Next
While migraines are about 3 times as common for women, men do still suffer from this debilitating neurological condition. What are the primary causes of migraines in men, and what can you do to mitigate migraines symptoms? Let’s face it, men often put their body through the ringer. It isn’t just a matter of whether they are performing physical labor, but men also like to play contact sports and do a lot of other things that can result in head and neck injuries. These injuries, in turn, may be responsible for the migraines. Another of the potential causes of migraines … Continue reading “Causes of Migraines in Men and What to do Next”
Migraines in Children: Causes and Treatments
Migraine isn’t just a bad headache, it’s a neurological problem that includes intense head pain along with symptom’s that include nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light, touch and sound, dizziness, odors, mood changes and abdominal pain. While children usually have fewer migraine attacks (and shorter) than adults, childhood migraine can be just as disabling. Although there are over 100 drugs that are used to treat migraine symptoms, none has been authorized for use in children unless prescribed by a physician. Half of all migraines in children usually first occur before the age of 12 and there have been reports of … Continue reading “Migraines in Children: Causes and Treatments”
New Research Links Old Whiplash Injuries to Migraines
Cranio-Cervical Syndrome A group of distinguished experts met in New York City on April 6, 2013 to discuss the impact of a newly identified medical syndrome known as Cranio-Cervical Syndrome (CCS). The conference is expected to become an annual event to address the pandemic needs of the millions of patients (including 1.2 million whiplash injuries annually in the US) who currently have no solution from their symptoms for the lack of an adequate diagnosis or effective treatment. The symposium is called “The Cranio-Cervical Syndrome (CCS): The Vulnerability of the Human Neck and Its Impact on Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Flow.” Although … Continue reading “New Research Links Old Whiplash Injuries to Migraines”
Do You Have Migraines? 7 Surprising Things about Migraines
Do You Have Migraines? Migraines can be a debilitating health problem. Here are 7 things that you probably have not heard about your migraines. 1. They’ve been linked to suicide risk Several studies have now linked migraines with an increased risk for suicide attempts and even completed suicide. The risk may be even higher among people with migraine with aura or the flashes of light and other sensory symptoms that can accompany the headaches. It’s not clear why migraines and suicide are related, but depression and migraine share a similar biology, says Dawn Buse, PhD, a health psychologist with Montefiore … Continue reading “Do You Have Migraines? 7 Surprising Things about Migraines”
Migraine Specialist Anchorage, Alaska
Do you get migraines, and want to get rid of them? Are you looking for natural migraine relief without drugs or surgery? Do you have a history of head or neck trauma from accidents or injuries? If you answered yes to all these questions, keep reading. MRI Research Links Neck Problems to Migraine Headaches Dr. Raymond Damadian, the inventor of the MRI has been doing some amazing research with upright MRIs. He’s been able to show that when someone has a misalignment in the upper neck it is actually changing the flow of cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) to, from and … Continue reading “Migraine Specialist Anchorage, Alaska”
The Vicious Cycle of Medication Overuse Headaches
The BBC is reporting that up to a million people in the have “completely preventable” severe headaches caused by taking too many painkillers, doctors have said. They said some were trapped in a “vicious cycle” of taking pain relief, which then caused even more headaches. The warning came as part of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence’s (NICE) first guidelines for treating headaches. “Medication overuse headaches” feel the same as other common headaches or migraines. There is no definitive UK data on the incidence of the condition, but studies in other countries suggest 1-2% of people are affected, … Continue reading “The Vicious Cycle of Medication Overuse Headaches”