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Pro Ball Players Get Headaches Too, Especially After a Concussion

Headaches are a common occurrence following a concussion. For some, a headache occurs immediately following the injury. For others, headaches can be an indicator of post-concussion syndrome and continue on for weeks or months after the initial injury. For NY Yankees outfielder Jacob Ellsbury, headaches that are still occurring following a May 24th concussion have [...]

2017-07-13T14:04:03+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Pro Ball Players Get Headaches Too, Especially After a Concussion

Sugar Pills Work as Well as Medication for Migraines in Children

A test was performed to see what helped children to best cope with migraines using two popular prescription medications: Topiramate – an anti-seizure medication Amitriptyline – an antidepressant The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, and its purpose was to test whether either drug could decrease by half the amount of [...]

2017-07-18T15:07:58+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Sugar Pills Work as Well as Medication for Migraines in Children

Dealing with the Stigma of Migraines

Certain health conditions have a stigma attached to them, and despite how common migraines are (about 12% of adults), they seem to come along with a great deal of stigma. Unfortunately, according to researchers, the impact of stigma makes migraines worse. So the question then becomes: How can you reduce the amount of stigma felt [...]

2017-07-13T10:27:52+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Dealing with the Stigma of Migraines

What Is an Ocular Migraine? And How to Find Relief

Ocular migraines are a neurological condition that results in temporary (less than an hour) loss of vision in one eye. Some patients experience ocular migraines along with a common migraine, but others may just have the ocular migraine by itself with no headache. This is not to be confused with aura, a condition that precedes [...]

2017-07-13T10:21:40+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on What Is an Ocular Migraine? And How to Find Relief

7 Signs It’s Time to Get Medical Help for a Headache

  Headaches are an extremely common ailment, and unless the pain is severe, most people don’t seek medical attention. However, there are occasions when a headache is a clear indicator of an underlying problem. Here is a list of 7 times you should seek help for headaches and a drug-free source of relief. When to [...]

2017-06-14T20:48:36+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Headaches|Comments Off on 7 Signs It’s Time to Get Medical Help for a Headache

3 Beverages that May Help Your Migraines

When it comes to migraines, treatments can sometimes be as bad as the problem. For example, some medications can be addictive, and others have side effects that are nearly as difficult to deal with as the migraines themselves. It’s no wonder that many are turning to natural therapies like upper cervical chiropractic care. Before we [...]

2017-06-07T12:59:49+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Headaches|Comments Off on 3 Beverages that May Help Your Migraines

What Is a Medication Overuse Headache? How to Avoid Them

Headaches are just one of the many conditions that people take medication for. We often have the idea that medication is the best way to deal with a health problem, and there certainly are some conditions that require medication. We also recognize that side effects are a part of taking medication. But what if the [...]

2017-05-18T17:25:25+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Headaches|Comments Off on What Is a Medication Overuse Headache? How to Avoid Them

3 Headache Home Remedies and One Natural Path to Long-Term Relief

There are many types of headaches with some being just a mild annoyance and others ruining an entire day (or several). You may wonder if there is anything you can do to relieve headaches at home besides reaching into the medicine cabinet for a pain reliever. We’re going to exam 3 potential home remedies and [...]

2017-05-18T22:35:02+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Headaches|Comments Off on 3 Headache Home Remedies and One Natural Path to Long-Term Relief

5 Potential Causes of Chronic Headache Conditions

Do you suffer from headaches on a nearly daily basis? If so, you need to identify the underlying cause so you can start working toward a real solution. Here are 5 potential cause of chronic headaches. Some may surprise you. #1: TMJ Problems If the jaw is not opening and closing properly, that can certainly [...]

2017-05-07T18:43:05+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Headaches|Comments Off on 5 Potential Causes of Chronic Headache Conditions

A Good Reason for Getting Help with Common Headaches

  Many who suffer from chronic headaches simply decide to tough them out and occasionally take some over-the-counter medication as needed. However, a recent study performed at the University of Cincinnati provides a good reason to search out the underlying cause of a headache condition and seek the proper care. Headache Study Finds Link with [...]

2017-06-16T17:09:25+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on A Good Reason for Getting Help with Common Headaches