Blogs by Dr. Hard
Are Women More At Risk For Neck Pain?
Are you a woman and suffering with persistent neck pain? Do you experience stabbing pain and inconvenience because of a stiff neck? Are you unable to move your sore neck or turn your head to the side? Besides neckache, do you suffer with headaches and shooting pain that travels from the neck to the shoulders and arms? Are you frustrated that medications don’t work anymore? Neck pain can be worse for some people, like in the case of women. Unfortunately, women tend to have more severe neck pain than men. As a result, many women seek neck pain remedies like [...]
Common and Uncommon Causes of Vertigo and How to Find Relief
Have you ever experienced an incident wherein the world feels like it's spinning and twisting and turning, yet you are not engaging in any movement? There's a big chance you're experiencing vertigo. It's known to bring false sensations that you are moving or your surroundings are moving. It can stem from various reasons such as inner ear infections, blood pressure changes, or sometimes, recurrent vertigo can mean that you are at risk of getting a stroke. Whatever the cause is, people who experience it all have one important goal, long-term vertigo relief. It's important to remember that vertigo is not [...]
Spinal Stenosis, Trauma, and Other Causes of an Achy Neck
Waking up with noticeable neck pain at the base of the skull can be a terrible way to start your day. But unfortunately, this is the reality for most people in the country today because of several health concerns. Suppose you're a part of the growing statistics. In that case, you might want to know as much as possible about spinal stenosis, neck trauma, osteoarthritis, and cervical spine misalignments. Additionally, you might find it helpful to understand other unexpected triggers of a painful neck. Read on to learn everything you need to soothe a throbbing neck. Usual Causes of [...]
12 Possible Triggers of a Vertigo Attack
Vertigo attacks can be pretty unpleasant, especially if they happen several times a month. This is why it’s not surprising why a lot of patients go to a chiropractor for vertigo or other healthcare professionals for help. If you often experience the same problem, you might find it helpful to retrace its possible triggers. This way, you can manage your symptoms better and prevent it from completely taking over your life. #1. BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) BBPV accounts for the majority of reported vertigo attacks. Studies explain that it develops because of displaced calcium crystals inside the inner ear. [...]
8 Questions About Neck Pain Finally Answered
Having upper neck pain can be horrible, especially if you need to work on many tasks. Unfortunately, while it’s a common health concern, many people don’t know much about it and why it happens in the first place. So, we thought of creating a list of neck pain FAQs and answering each item. Hopefully, we can clear up confusion and help you figure out how you can move forward. #1. Can a heavy bag cause neck pain? The neck is, without a doubt, one of the most sensitive body parts because of its uniquely shaped bones. Notably, the upper cervical [...]
Is Air Travel Possible When You Struggle with Vertigo?
With travel restrictions slowly easing in various parts of the world, old FAQs on vertigo have also resurfaced. These questions focus on whether people with frequent vertigo attacks can travel via plane. Is it possible, or should patients shift to a more vertigo-friendly travel option? What natural remedies for vertigo can help a traveler cope during an episode? Find out more about these questions so you can begin planning your flight to your upcoming destination. Why Vertigo Happens When You Travel By Plane Thousands of people who experience vertigo episodes dread flying. That’s because they fear that their attacks [...]
How Does It Feel to Have the Whiplash Syndrome?
Have you ever experienced whiplash syndrome? If you had a car accident, then chances are, you are more than familiar with this common neck injury. The latest statistics reveal that it affects around 3 million American adults every year, with 50 percent complaining about chronic symptoms. It’s also among the leading reasons for visits to the doctor or a cervical chiropractor. But how exactly does it feel to have a whiplash injury? What specific symptoms should you expect to experience? Do whiplash and tinnitus occur together? More importantly, how long before the symptoms disappear? To help you figure out what [...]
What Is the Best Care Solution for Vertigo?
Vertigo is a common symptom that might indicate an underlying problem in the body. Maintaining a straight neck and head position during vertigo episodes might not be enough to relieve this symptom. Vertigo’s hallmark sign is a false sensation that you or the room you’re in are spinning or moving. What’s boggling about this condition is that it may occur even when you are not moving. Several vertigo patients through the years have reported that this symptom has a tremendous impact on their daily lives. Some affected individuals find it hard to perform small tasks at home or work due [...]
What Is Migralepsy?
Migralepsy is not an official medical condition. It is a term coined by combining the words migraine and epilepsy. Migraines and seizures can go together, which is probably why some people came up with the term migralepsy. Understanding Migraines and Epilepsy Since these two often go hand-in-hand, it is vital to know the basics. Migraines Quite a common condition, migraines cause intense headaches that most people find overpowering. Someone who deals with a migraine attack does the following: Opts to stay stationary – a migraine attack triggers vertigo or the spinning sensation. Nausea often comes at the heels of [...]