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A New Study Discusses Food-Based Migraine Triggers

A decade ago, most doctors would have told you there is a strong link between certain foods and migraine headaches. Then you would have started a migraine diary to keep track of your triggers. This would likely signal out favorites like coffee, red wine, and chocolate. However, a new study reveals that the foods themselves [...]

2017-06-20T08:52:34+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on A New Study Discusses Food-Based Migraine Triggers

Relieving Tension Headaches the Natural Way

It seems hard to imagine, but 3 million people in the United States each year report having tension headaches. They are becoming more and more common. Tension headaches, also referred to as stress headaches, are known for mild to moderate pain that feels like there is a band around the forehead or at the back [...]

2017-04-17T18:08:44+00:00 November 6th, 2016|Headaches|Comments Off on Relieving Tension Headaches the Natural Way

Is the Migraine Epidemic Due to Medication Overuse?

When a person goes to the doctor for migraine headaches, you can almost guarantee that he or she will be leaving with a prescription unless over-the-counter methods have not been tried yet. A neurologist from the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in the UK stated that about 2% of headaches are caused by the [...]

2017-06-20T15:22:54+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Is the Migraine Epidemic Due to Medication Overuse?

Migraines – How Alignment of the Cervical Spine Is Related

Migraines are a debilitating neurological condition that is often related to the alignment of the upper neck. After considering the vital role that the upper cervical spine plays, the reason for this connection becomes clearer. What the Cervical Spine Does There are three primary roles fulfilled by the upper bones of the neck. Protecting the [...]

2017-06-20T15:39:49+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Migraines – How Alignment of the Cervical Spine Is Related

Migraines – Why Does Symptomatic Care Beat Out Preventative Measures?

According to research performed by the Migraine Research Foundation, only 12% of people suffering from migraines receive preventative measures when it comes to migraines. What is the reason for this disparity where the majority of patients are just provided symptomatic care? Which is the better way to go? Read on to learn more. Why the [...]

2017-06-20T15:44:38+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Migraines – Why Does Symptomatic Care Beat Out Preventative Measures?

Why 3 Times as Many Women Suffer from Migraines as Men

Of the 38 million Americans coping with migraines in the United States, 28 million are adult women. That means 18% of adult women in the USA experience migraines. That is nearly one in five. Half of these women experience more than one migraine per month and a quarter of them deal with four or [...]

2017-06-20T16:29:44+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Why 3 Times as Many Women Suffer from Migraines as Men

Drug-Free Migraine Care Does Exist

When it comes to migraines, most doctors turn straight to the prescription pad or at least recommend certain over-the-counter drugs. However, these medications only provide a quick and temporary fix, have low success rates, come with a host of side effects, and don’t address the underlying issue. That’s why many are looking for drug-free ways [...]

2017-06-20T16:33:02+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Drug-Free Migraine Care Does Exist

Chronic Migraines Afflict 4 Million People

Even just one isolated occurrence of a migraine can turn a person’s life upside down for days. Now imagine dealing with migraines 15 or more days per month. For about 4 million people, imagining that scenario is not necessary—it’s a reality. The symptoms of a migraine are bad enough, but when one suffers from chronic [...]

2017-06-20T16:35:30+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Chronic Migraines Afflict 4 Million People