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How Do Beta-Blockers Help With Your Migraines?

Migraines are crippling and can cause a high degree of interference with your everyday routines. They are a neurological condition that can cause intense headaches. In addition, it may also cause the following signs and symptoms: Numbness Nausea and vomiting Sensitivity to light and sound Speech problems Migraineurs can choose from several care options available [...]

2020-06-21T09:08:40+00:00June 21st, 2020|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on How Do Beta-Blockers Help With Your Migraines?

What Are The Risk Factors For Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a mysterious disorder for many. It causes widespread pain in the body that becomes worse with continued fatigue or excessive strain. More other symptoms can accompany the pain.  These include the following: Migraines or tension headaches Extreme tiredness that does not go away even after an appropriate amount of sleep or rest Difficulty [...]

2020-05-03T12:13:05+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on What Are The Risk Factors For Fibromyalgia?

Get Low Back Pain Relief with These 7 Essential Tips

Low back pain relief should involve addressing issues in the lumbar spine, which consists of the L1 to L5 vertebrae. This area of the spine is an exceptional structure of interconnecting ligaments, bones, nerves, joints, and muscles. Each component gives each other support, flexibility, and strength for the body’s overall performance. The structure and function [...]

2020-04-05T12:48:58+00:00April 5th, 2020|Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Get Low Back Pain Relief with These 7 Essential Tips

Vertigo Causes: Spotlight on Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis

Vertigo can be due to labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis. However, there are clear distinctions between these two kinds of disorders. Let us discuss what they are by digging deeper into them and their causes. At the end of this piece, we will present a natural relief and comfort.  Infections of the Inner Ear Labyrinthitis and [...]

2020-03-31T21:55:37+00:00March 1st, 2020|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Vertigo Causes: Spotlight on Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis

TMJ, Ear Pain, and Hearing Problems – What Is the Connection?

If you are living with TMJ, ear pain, or other issues with your jaw and hearing, you may wonder if the problems are connected. In reality, jaw pain and ear pain often present together. Why? What can you do about it if you have a TMJ condition and are also dealing with things like tinnitus [...]

2020-03-31T21:18:57+00:00February 2nd, 2020|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on TMJ, Ear Pain, and Hearing Problems – What Is the Connection?

How Our Modern World Is Causing Neck Pain (and What to Do About It)

Chronic neck pain seems to be a more prevalent issue than ever before. Could it be that modern life is contributing to the problem? There are several ways in which this is very much the case. We are going to look at some of the more common connections between the modern world and the increase [...]

2020-03-31T20:54:39+00:00January 5th, 2020|Neck Pain|Comments Off on How Our Modern World Is Causing Neck Pain (and What to Do About It)

Migraine Statistics That Reveal a Shocking Epidemic

Migraines top the charts when it comes to neurological conditions that are both debilitating and common. While the moderate to severe headaches that accompany the majority of migraines is the symptom that is most well-known, there are many other effects that can leave a person incapacitated for days. Today, we’re going to look at some [...]

2020-03-27T14:41:45+00:00December 1st, 2019|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Migraine Statistics That Reveal a Shocking Epidemic

The Worst Things to Say to Your Mate Who Has Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome that affects millions of people around the world. However, the condition seems to come along with a lot of stigma. There are still people out there (and even some doctors) who don’t believe it is a real disease. Because of this, your spouse (friend, coworker, etc.) needs your compassion [...]

2020-03-27T13:58:54+00:00November 3rd, 2019|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on The Worst Things to Say to Your Mate Who Has Fibromyalgia

The Most Brain-Bending Back Pain Statistics

Back is one of the most common issues a person can deal with. In fact, as much as 80% of people will cope with a back problem at one time or another. Of course, that back pain statistic may not really surprise you. However. There are undoubtedly several shocking things about back pain that the [...]

2020-03-25T09:52:13+00:00October 6th, 2019|Back Pain|Comments Off on The Most Brain-Bending Back Pain Statistics

A List of Causes & a Solution for Post-Traumatic Vertigo

Post-traumatic vertigo is a feeling of movement or spinning that occurs following a neck or head injury. Before we further discuss post-traumatic vertigo, let’s have a quick refresher about what vertigo is and how it can result from an injury.  Vertigo Definition and Symptoms Vertigo is the false sensation of movement. If you have it, [...]

2020-03-25T08:20:25+00:00September 1st, 2019|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on A List of Causes & a Solution for Post-Traumatic Vertigo