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10 Surprising Facts About Migraines

If you suffer from migraines, you may not be surprised by all of the facts on this list, but your friends, family, and boss may be. The truth is that people who don’t experience migraines themselves are frequently misinformed about this condition and what it can result in. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this [...]

2017-10-01T16:06:50+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Surprising Facts About Migraines

Helping Seniors to Address Back Pain Issues

Australian and Danish researchers recently revealed the results of a study showing that life expectancy decreased significantly for seniors who experience back pain. This makes it important to find ways to effectively provide care for seniors who are coping with this condition. If you are over the age of 60 and battling chronic back pain, [...]

2017-08-17T05:56:42+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Helping Seniors to Address Back Pain Issues

Non-Surgical Means of Getting Help for Vertigo

The most common cause of vertigo is BPPV. This is a non-life-threatening condition that results in vertigo when the head is in certain positions. The biggest danger is if a sudden bout of vertigo were to cause a fall. This is particularly common for the elderly. However, BPPV can become chronic, and patients may seek [...]

2017-07-26T14:46:00+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Non-Surgical Means of Getting Help for Vertigo

Neck Pain – 5 Things to Try Before Medication

The most common form of treatment for neck pain is NSAIDs. However, there are numerous side effects of frequently taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Plus, long-term use has been linked to heart, kidney, bone, and hearing problems. As a result, many are looking for alternative therapies to reduce neck pain. 5 Potential Ways to Relieve Neck [...]

2017-07-13T10:15:48+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Neck Pain – 5 Things to Try Before Medication

Interesting Facts About the Prevalence of Migraines in the US

Migraines are a global condition with estimates stating that about 12% of adults have at least the occasional migraine. In the US, about 38 million people deal with migraines. What you may not know is that migraines seem to target certain parts of the population. What do the stats show and what does it mean [...]

2017-06-09T07:23:14+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Interesting Facts About the Prevalence of Migraines in the US

3 Natural Ways to Relieve Back Pain

Before you reach for an (OTC) over-the-counter painkiller for your back pain, we’d like to introduce you to three ways to reduce or eliminate back pain naturally. Since back pain will afflict 80% of us at some point in life, these are tips that anyone can use. #1: Strengthen Your Core If you’ve ever done [...]

2017-04-21T20:05:26+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on 3 Natural Ways to Relieve Back Pain

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo and the Elderly

Vertigo becomes more common as a person ages, with over 40% of those over age 40 experiencing it at some point. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common vertigo condition. It is often shortened to just positional vertigo. The condition is thought to be related to movements of the head that bring on [...]

2017-06-07T08:07:43+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo and the Elderly

Neck Pain—Can You Be Suffering from Tech Neck?

Chronic neck pain is a growing problem, and at the root of this health issue may be all of our advances in technology over the past couple of decades. That’s why the term tech neck is emerging to describe neck pain that is related to repetitive motion injuries directly related to technology. Here are a [...]

2017-06-12T10:21:50+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Neck Pain—Can You Be Suffering from Tech Neck?

Natural Care Vs Prescription Drugs—Which Is Better for Migraines?

When a person is suffering from a migraine headache, the only thing he wants is relief, and he wants it fast. Many turn to prescription drugs offered by their medical doctors. Here are a few of the most common drugs prescribed: Maxalt Relpax Zomig Imitrex It is important to be informed as to the side [...]

2017-06-16T15:42:22+00:00 January 29th, 2017|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Natural Care Vs Prescription Drugs—Which Is Better for Migraines?

Fibromyalgia and Medical Marijuana – The Best Choice?

  Fibromyalgia is characterized by such things as extreme tiredness, constant and widespread pain, inability to sleep, brain fog (problems thinking clearly), and irritability. This syndrome affects up to 6% of the population, with women being up to 90% more likely to be diagnosed with it. Although the exact cause has not been identified, the [...]

2016-12-10T00:14:25+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia and Medical Marijuana – The Best Choice?