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Can Cluster Headaches Be Helped by the New gammaCore Device?

Cluster headaches are a series of very painful headaches that are short in duration and usually show up around the same time of year. They are little understood, but it is known that a nerve in the face is involved. The pain is so intense that a person can often not even sit still. These [...]

2017-08-17T07:40:51+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can Cluster Headaches Be Helped by the New gammaCore Device?

Fibromyalgia and Friendships Don’t Have to Be Mutually Exclusive

One struggle that many fibromyalgia patients face (on top of dealing with symptoms) is the strain that the debilitating condition places on relationships. It can be difficult to maintain friendships that predated your condition. Some people are just not understanding of those with chronic illness. So does that mean you are doomed to loneliness? Absolutely [...]

2017-08-04T05:22:54+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia and Friendships Don’t Have to Be Mutually Exclusive

Hurricane Season Is Here – Prepare for More Migraines

One of the most common migraine triggers is changes in weather. According to one study, weather-related triggers affect 39% of migraineurs. Why do hurricanes and tropical storms contribute to an increase in migraine occurrence? Is there a drug-free way to fight migraines? Let’s consider this prevalent issue. Why Weather Changes Result in More Migraines Migraine [...]

2017-07-13T15:35:27+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hurricane Season Is Here – Prepare for More Migraines

Some Have a Sixth Sense About Migraine Attacks

Migraines affect as many as 38 million people in the United States (up from 28 million in 2001). This means that 25% of homes in the US have at least one person with migraines. More people suffer from migraines than from asthma and diabetes combined. Interestingly, some people have what is referred to as a [...]

2017-07-13T09:54:07+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Some Have a Sixth Sense About Migraine Attacks

Is New Research the Answer for Meniere’s Disease?

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine feel they are close to banishing the disabling condition referred to as Meniere’s disease. What is Meniere’s disease? Meniere’s disease is a condition of the inner ear known for: Vertigo – a dizzy, spinning sensation of false movement Tinnitus – a ringing in the ears Partial [...]

2017-04-21T20:23:48+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is New Research the Answer for Meniere’s Disease?

Are Mouth Bacteria Behind Migraine Food Triggers?

Migraine patients are often encouraged to maintain a journal in order to determine personal triggers. Migraine triggers vary from person to person. While food and drink are actually some of the less common triggers, most who do experience migraines after eating or drinking attribute the problem to nitrates. What Are Nitrates and How Do They [...]

2017-03-23T19:46:50+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are Mouth Bacteria Behind Migraine Food Triggers?

A Safer Alternative to Ibuprofen for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the world’s most common health problems in the world today, and it results in the most cases of disability globally. It is also the most common cause of disability among younger individuals. For example, in the US, lower back pain is the leading cause of disability for those age 45 [...]

2017-06-22T23:53:19+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Safer Alternative to Ibuprofen for Back Pain

New Migraine Treatment in the Early Stages of Development

There is no miracle cure for migraines. In fact, current medications prescribed for migraines focus on symptomatic care. Once a migraine begins, the medication is used to mitigate certain symptoms such as pain or nausea. What new developments, in migraine drugs, have been recently reported on? Is there an existing way to find relief without [...]

2017-03-09T22:59:27+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Migraine Treatment in the Early Stages of Development

3 Common Misconceptions About Vertigo

Vertigo is a common health problem that involves the false sensation of movement. Perhaps that is the most common misconception since many only equate vertigo with the sensation of spinning. While that is a common manifestation of vertigo, any false sensation of movement is vertigo including that feeling like you are still rocking up and [...]

2017-03-02T20:27:07+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 Common Misconceptions About Vertigo

Researchers Find Proof to Identify Fibromyalgia in the Brain

While it has been well known for years that fibromyalgia is a real disease, especially for those who suffer from its many symptoms, there hasn’t really been a specific way to identify a person who has it other than observing the symptoms over time and ruling out certain other conditions. While the methods used in [...]

2017-02-08T03:41:48+00:00 February 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Researchers Find Proof to Identify Fibromyalgia in the Brain