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Menstruation and Migraines: Explaining the Link

Menstrual migraine is the term given to women living with migraines who experience fewer migraines when ovulating and more during their period. What is the link between the menstrual cycle and migraines?  While 12% of people get migraines, the number of women outnumber men three to one, so this is an important discussion. We’re going [...]

2019-07-15T10:44:09+00:00July 14th, 2019|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Menstruation and Migraines: Explaining the Link

Meniere’s Disease: A Vertigo Disease with a Natural Solution

Meniere’s disease is a rather rare vestibular condition, but it is also one of the most debilitating vertigo diseases. If you or a loved one is battling with this condition, you need to learn everything that you can in order to combat it naturally. Today, we are going to take a closer look at the [...]

2019-04-15T02:33:57+00:00April 14th, 2019|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Meniere’s Disease: A Vertigo Disease with a Natural Solution

Migraine Myths You Need to Know About

Considering the fact that about 39 million people in the United States alone suffer from migraines, you would assume that people would know more about them. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there regarding migraines. As a result, it can be tough to discern fact from fiction. We are going to address some [...]

2019-02-02T15:08:47+00:00January 13th, 2019|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Migraine Myths You Need to Know About

How Peripheral Vertigo Relates to the Neck

Peripheral vertigo is one of the two main categories of conditions that cause this symptom that involves false sensations of movement. This more common category indicates that the underlying vertigo cause has something to do with the ear. For example, some cases are connected to the crystals in the inner ear becoming dislodged from the [...]

2019-02-02T18:37:16+00:00October 14th, 2018|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on How Peripheral Vertigo Relates to the Neck

8 Common TMD Symptoms and How to Find Natural Relief

TMD Symptoms Many people use the term TMJ to refer to any sort of jaw pain or TMJ disorder. However, the acronym TMJ simply stands for temporomandibular joint, the technical name for the jaw joint. With that in mind, we will refer to TMJ disorders as TMD, so there is no confusion between the health [...]

2019-06-01T03:47:22+00:00July 8th, 2018|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on 8 Common TMD Symptoms and How to Find Natural Relief

What Is Central Sensitization and How Does It Relate to Fibromyalgia?

If you are suffering from a chronic pain syndrome such as fibromyalgia, then you may have heard or read the term central sensitization. But what does it mean? What role does this condition play in the onset of fibromyalgia? And what causes it? Is it something that is reversible? We will answer these questions in [...]

2019-04-17T16:02:16+00:00April 15th, 2018|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on What Is Central Sensitization and How Does It Relate to Fibromyalgia?

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

What is temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome? We’re going to take a closer look at this common cause of jaw pain by examining the symptoms as well as some potential TMJ causes. Finally, we will discuss TMJ treatment to relieve common symptoms such as TMJ ear pain. You may find that there is a natural way [...]

2019-04-17T17:50:10+00:00January 14th, 2018|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Fibromyalgia – CNS Origins, Antidepressants, & Famous Patients  

The world of fibromyalgia is a mystery to many of those who do not suffer from this condition. However, since the condition is so common (about 4% of people have fibromyalgia), more information is becoming available on a seemingly daily basis. We’re going to look at 4 modern developments in fibromyalgia news: Where in the [...]

2019-04-19T14:40:54+00:00October 8th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia – CNS Origins, Antidepressants, & Famous Patients  

Symptoms that Commonly Occur with TMJ Dysfunction

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is unique in the body, allowing a person to both open and close the mouth but also to slide the bottom jaw from side to side and forward and back. These functions are vital for everything from speaking to chewing. It is no wonder that TMJ dysfunction can really disrupt a [...]

2019-04-19T15:12:49+00:00August 6th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Symptoms that Commonly Occur with TMJ Dysfunction

The Effect of Fibromyalgia on Friendships

Maintaining positive relationships and a good support system is vital for a person with a chronic pain condition like fibromyalgia. Unfortunately, relationships are often one of the first things to suffer when a patient is learning to cope with a life-changing ailment. We’re going to look at some things to communicate to your friends so [...]

2019-02-20T18:22:33+00:00June 18th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on The Effect of Fibromyalgia on Friendships