Dr. Grayson Blom B.Sc., D.C., U.C.A., C.C.E.P is the founder of Upper Cervical Health Centers Boise in Boise, Idaho. He is the city’s representative for the Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians. An honor student during his bachelor’s degree at the Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Blom accomplished his post-graduate diplomate from the Upper Cervical Academy through Sherman College of Chiropractic. He has over a decade of experience in the Upper Cervical procedure and is certified by the Blair Upper Cervical Society, KCUCS, and the Orthospinology technique. Dr. Blom is also a member of the Upper Cervical Council and the International Chiropractic Association (ICA). Only a few doctors are qualified and certified in the Upper Cervical procedure, making Dr. Blom a gem in his field.

Technique/s: Upper Cervical Care, Blair Chiropractic, Orthospinology

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Don’t Fall for These Common Migraine Myths

There are about 39 million people in the US alone who get migraines. It’s about 12% of adults and 10% of kids. So the idea that most people believe a lot of incorrect information about migraines is difficult to conceive and yet is true. We’re going to bust some of the most common migraine myths so you don’t end believing them. Myth 1 – If You Get Migraines, Every Headache Is a Migraine For someone who gets migraines, the start of every headache may bring on the dread that a migraine is occurring. However, not all headaches are migraines, even [...]

By |December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Don’t Fall for These Common Migraine Myths

Meniere’s Disease: Symptoms and Case Studies

In the United States, more than 600,000 patients are suffering from a vestibular condition called Meniere’s disease. What is it and is there any way to find natural relief? To learn more about Meniere’s disease, we are going to discuss the four main symptoms of this syndrome in detail. Then we will give patients hope that natural relief is available. To do so, let's consider two cases studies involving hundreds of Meniere’s patients. The Four Main Symptoms of Meniere’s Disease Meniere’s is a vestibular condition that affects the inner ear. This part is responsible for sending the brain information that [...]

By |September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Meniere’s Disease: Symptoms and Case Studies

Migraines — 10 Lifestyle Changes to Help with the Pain

Migraines are a very common problem, and if you suffer from them, you should never feel as if you are alone. As many as 39 million in the US and 1 billion worldwide have migraines. Women are affected 3 times more often than men, and migraines mostly impact those in the age range of 25 to 55. Doctors often order expensive testing to rule out other more serious conditions, but frequently they come back with no answers. Migraines are frustrating for patients to cope with and doctors to try to care for. It seems as if what works for one [...]

By |June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Migraines — 10 Lifestyle Changes to Help with the Pain

Vertigo Disease FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

We’re going to address some of the most commonly asked questions regarding vertigo disease. Once we have answered some of these important questions, we will also inform you of a natural means of getting help for many types of vertigo that is bringing hope to those who once thought this was a permanent issue. Q: Can I Catch Vertigo from Someone Else? A: No, vertigo is not contagious. That having been said, some of the underlying causes are. For example, if you catch a cold or the flu from someone, you may end up with some inflammation in your inner [...]

By |March 4th, 2018|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Vertigo Disease FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Identifying Your Migraine Food Triggers

Foods and beverages are surprisingly one of the less common migraine triggers, but they still affect as much as 20% of migraineurs. If you believe that food and drink may lead to the onset of your migraines, it is important to keep a journal to identify these easy to avoid triggers. Here are a few common categories of food triggers so that you have a basis for starting your search. Cured Meats First of all, we should explain what is meant by cured meats. This category of foods contains everything from hot dogs and bacon to sausages. What ingredient in [...]

By |December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Identifying Your Migraine Food Triggers

7 Eye-Opening Facts About Vertigo

For anyone who is experiencing vertigo on a regular basis, it is important to learn all that you can about it. This can help to quell concerns and may also lead to finding a viable solution to the problem. Let's consider some important vertigo facts and then discuss a form of care that has been providing relief for patients. Fact 1 – Vertigo Is a False Sensation of Movement People often confuse vertigo with dizziness or a feeling of lightheadedness. Dizziness is actually a false sensation of movement. Many associate vertigo with the room spinning, and that is definitely a [...]

6 Potential Causes of Vertigo and How to Respond

Vertigo is an incredibly common condition, and the reasons behind its occurrence can be many and varied. As a result, it is important to understand what may be the underlying condition behind vertigo. In addition, it is important to know  how to handle each situation.  Here are 6 potential vertigo causes: Dehydration – If you have been out in sun, sweating, or simply haven’t had anything to drink for a while, have a few glasses of water to see if this corrects the problem. Low blood pressure – If your blood pressure doesn’t regulate properly when you stand, the sudden [...]

By |July 9th, 2017|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 6 Potential Causes of Vertigo and How to Respond

3 Migraine-Fighting Foods and a Long-Term Source of Relief

If you are tired of reaching for a bottle of pills every time a migraine begins, it’s time to take control of the situation. First, we’re going to look at 3 foods that researchers say may be able to help with migraines. Then we will look at a natural form of care that is fighting migraines at their source. Foods to Try if You Get Frequent Migraines Here are 3 foods that may be able to reduce migraine occurrence: Spinach – Spinach is incredibly high in magnesium, and researchers have linked increased intake of this mineral to less frequent migraines. [...]

By |May 14th, 2017|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 3 Migraine-Fighting Foods and a Long-Term Source of Relief

Vertigo Solution: 2 Ways to Get Natural Relief

Vertigo is a false sensation of motion that often involves the feeling that the room is spinning. The best vertigo solution is to address the underlying cause. This is often a problem in the inner ear. However, the inner ear troubles may be caused by a misalignment of the upper neck. With that in mind, here are several suggestions for natural vertigo relief. Lifestyle Changes, A Vertigo Solution Vertigo episodes may result from lack of sleep. That's why getting 8 hours of sleep per night may help you to experience fewer vertigo attacks. It’s also a good idea to quit [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Vertigo Solution: 2 Ways to Get Natural Relief

Natural Relief Versus Unnecessary Headache Care

Back in 2013, the American Headache Society released a list of common medical practices related to chronic headache conditions that needed to be adjusted. Unfortunately, many still seem to be receiving the same outdated level of care. Let’s look at some of the things the AHS recommended holding off on. Then we will discuss a modern and natural way to get relief from chronic headache conditions. Overused or Unnecessary Headache Care Here are some of the common medical practices involving headaches that may prove to be unnecessary: CT Scans – The AHS recommends against using CT scans for headache conditions [...]

By |January 8th, 2017|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Natural Relief Versus Unnecessary Headache Care
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