Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia and How It Is Connected to Neck Health   Trigeminal neuralgia is a nerve pain disorder in which the person experiences pain in the face. It feels like an extreme burning or shock-like pain and often affects only one side of the face. It is mostly triggered by everyday activities such as:  …

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The Difference Between Migraines and Tension Headaches

The Difference Between Migraines and Tension Headaches   Headaches can be severely painful, and many times it is hard to know what is triggering them. Migraines and tension headaches, while both unpleasant, are unique in their symptomatic expression. Understanding the differences between them could help you to avoid your next episode.   How Migraine Symptoms…

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Natural treatment for neck pain

Managing occasional neck pain is common to many people. The causes range anywhere from sleeping in a bad position, sitting at a desk for long periods of time, or experiencing a car accident. Usually neck pain improves over time, but for those with chronic discomfort, it can greatly impact their quality of life daily.  …

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Getting help for football-related concussions

Football isn’t just popular for its epic plays and competitive spirit. Concussions have landed somewhere in the forefront of what football is known for recently, but not necessarily because more concussions have been occurring in the sport. Injuries like concussions make easy news, and the media attention questioning the safety of the sport has even…

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Low Back Pain: Who Is at Risk? Can Anything Help?

Low back pain. Has anyone not had an encounter with this health condition at one time or another? Low back pain can range from dull and achy to sharp, stabbing pain. Movement may make the pain worse or it may increase when you are sitting or lying down. No matter what kind of low back…

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Fibromyalgia: What Is It? Is There Any Relief Available?

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a very debilitating condition causing its sufferers to miss out on social, family, or work occasions on a regular basis. If you have FM, you may be leery about committing to a particular event because you are unsure whether you will feel good enough to attend. Fibromyalgia comes along with a variety…

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Could acid reflux really be caused by a spinal misalignment?

Acid reflux is no fun to deal with. The medication taken to help care for it can actually cause more harm in the long run. In fact, the journal called Circulation contained an article about protein pump inhibitors (PPIs). These are the drugs taken to help reduce acid reflux. It includes such drugs as Nexium,…

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