Month: October 2016

Vertigo and Chronic Disequilibrium as the Result of Head Injuries

When it comes to vertigo and disequilibrium, no great risk factor exists than age. This can clearly be seen by the fact that fall risk increases as a person gets older. In fact, in the US, about 1 in 3 seniors will fall this year. Disequilibrium and vertigo are often to blame. How do head […]

Natural Ways to Care for the Pain of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain throughout the body and numerous other symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, mental confusion, and overall fatigue. As a result, many turn to prescription medications to reduce pain and swelling or to help with sleep. However, the trend is toward finding natural relief. Where are some turning, and what can provide real […]

How Childhood May Relate to Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue

Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain may have some connection to childhood trauma, a recent article claims. Is this a legitimate cause? If so, does this take us back to the days of people claiming chronic pain is psychological rather than physiological? While some are labeling the article as “dangerous,” it may actually point to a […]

Low Fat, Low Carb, Low Migraine Pain?

When a person is dealing with the debilitating pain of migraines, anything that worked for anyone sounds like a good idea. That makes it important to look for real evidence that a particular natural remedy has a reasonable success rate. Italian scientists have recently directed attention toward the patient’s diet. How Diet May Affect Migraines […]

Vertigo from Meniere’s Disease - Unlocking the Cause

The underlying cause of Meniere’s disease and the debilitating vertigo episodes it causes have been a mystery for the past 150 years. However, a 5-year study performed by an upper cervical chiropractor has thrown new light on the subject. For many years, everyone believed that the problem originated from the ear. However, the study reveals […]

Migraines Result in Changes to a Person’s Brain

Approximately 12% of Americans suffer from migraines. That adds up to an astonishing 38 million people. This neurological condition can steal away a person’s day by causing debilitating pain, sensitivity to light and sound, and nausea. However, recent research reveals that the effects of this debilitating disorder may be more long-lasting than just ruining weekend […]

Finding Relief from TMJ Dysfunction May Help Improve Sleep and More

TMJ Relief TMJ and Sleep Sleep problems can be associated with TMJ (aka jaw joint problems). TMJ dysfunction refers to problems involving the temporomandibular joint. This is the joint that holds the lower jaw to the skull, and it is used in activities such as speaking and chewing. The jaw is a very unique joint, […]

Back Pain and Sleep Position Go Hand in Hand

Back pain is one of the most prevalent health conditions in the world and is the leading cause of disability. 4 in 5 adults will have to deal with back pain at some point in life. Whether the pain comes on quickly due to an injury or gradually from wear and tear or lack of […]

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 […]

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