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How to Tell the Difference Between a Sinus Headache and a Migraine

According to a study involving migraines and sinus headaches, 86% or patients who thought they were dealing with chronic sinus issues actually had migraines. Why does this confusion exist in the medical community? We’re going to take a closer look at the difference between migraines and sinus headaches as well as a safe way to [...]

2017-08-17T06:18:46+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on How to Tell the Difference Between a Sinus Headache and a Migraine

Study Reveals Surprising Fibromyalgia Medication Use Information

A study was recently conducted to promote the benefits of combination therapies for fibromyalgia patients. Combination therapy involves taking two or more medications to treat the same condition. While the researchers were looking at 4 medications, in particular, the results of the study actually decry how little medications do to help patients as well as [...]

2017-06-12T13:59:48+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Study Reveals Surprising Fibromyalgia Medication Use Information

Is a Wireless Arm Patch the Best Way to Care for Migraines?

Researchers are looking at the next new way to care for migraine headaches in the form of a wireless arm patch used to block pain signals from reaching the brain. Lead researcher, Dr. David Yarnitsky, chair of neurology at Rambam Medical Center in Israel, states that one can control the severity of the electrical impulses [...]

2017-06-10T09:04:41+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Is a Wireless Arm Patch the Best Way to Care for Migraines?

Fibromyalgia Linked to Improper Neck Alignment

Fibromyalgia is known for widespread pain throughout the body. A link has been discovered that reveals how a misalignment of the neck may be responsible for the symptoms of fibromyalgia. To understand this, one must appreciate how the spine works along with the entire body. Spinal health equates with the overall health of an individual. [...]

2017-02-07T22:55:37+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia Linked to Improper Neck Alignment

A Non-Invasive Way to Lasting Migraine Relief

A new device is being tested as a treatment option for the over 37 million people across America suffering from migraines.  Over 140 people are participating in a trial during which the device being tested is implanted into the forehead just beneath the skin.  The implant is about the size of a pea, and patients [...]

2017-06-17T02:56:40+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on A Non-Invasive Way to Lasting Migraine Relief

How to Sleep Despite the Pain of Fibromyalgia

One of the most important ways to cope with the chronic pain of fibromyalgia is to sleep well each night. However, this is often seen as a catch-22 since the pain of fibromyalgia makes sleep more difficult. A recent study involving fibromyalgia patients that was performed in the UK is shedding light on this topic. [...]

2016-10-18T03:58:49+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on How to Sleep Despite the Pain of Fibromyalgia