When Vertigo and Migraines Attack
Migraine, Headache, Chronic Pain

Vertigo: Another Symptom of Migraines Two of the worst chronic conditions a person can suffer from are vertigo and migraines, but they are made even worse when they are experienced together. That’s right! Sometimes, vertigo can be caused by migraines called Basilar Migraines. Caused by a disturbance in the brainstem or lower part of the brain, other symptoms of this neurological disorder may also include double vision, cold hands or feet, or a lack of coordination that begin anywhere from 10 to 45 minutes before the headache. And they will last from four to 72 hours, and they may leave … Continue reading “When Vertigo and Migraines Attack”

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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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Scoliosis can Start with a Fall Down the Stairs

When a 2-year-old little girl falls down the stairs what is the typical response? The parents would pick her up and check on her see if there are any notable injuries. If they were concerned about her in any way the parents would take that little girl to the emergency room and get her checked out medically. They may perform X-Rays, a Cat Scan, and other testing. If all those tests come back negative then they would release her back to her parents and tell them that she is going to be okay. But what if she wasn’t okay? What … Continue reading “Scoliosis can Start with a Fall Down the Stairs”

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Drug-Free Acid Reflux Relief For Children and Adults

Several news organizations are reporting that commonly prescribed acid reflux drugs taken by millions of people may also cause cardiovascular disease. The reports are based on recently published research from the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. Researchers found the drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors or PPIs, can cause blood vessels to constrict. If taken regularlacy, PPIs could lead to hypertension and a weakened heart. Common PPIs are purchasable over the counter and include Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid. John Cooke, M.D., Ph.D., the study’s principal investigator said “our work is consistent with previous reports that PPIs may increase the risk … Continue reading “Drug-Free Acid Reflux Relief For Children and Adults”

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