Headaches are an extremely common ailment, and unless the pain is severe, most people don’t seek medical attention. However, there are occasions when head pain 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.
For an extremely occasional head pain, an over-the-counter pain reliever may be sufficient. However, here are some occasions you will want to go further:
When headaches become chronic, an upper cervical chiropractor may be able to help. This is relevant especially if you are experiencing a stiff or sore neck before, during, or after a head pain. In a collection of 101 headache and migraine case studies, upper cervical chiropractic was beneficial for nearly every patient, sometimes right from the first adjustment. For more information, schedule a consultation with a practitioner in your area.
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