Author: Dr. Sheppard

5 Must-Know Facts About TMJD For Better Patient Care

For many people, TMJ disorders can be a source of chronic pain and discomfort. Over time, they might become more serious and cause severe debilitating effects on the body. Thankfully, nowadays, there are several ways to cope with TMJ disorders, like seeking an upper cervical doctor. Furthermore, studies have shed light on the many uncertainties […]

Sports That Can Help Ease Neck Pain

Upper neck pain is a big problem these days, and it's no wonder as there are so many ways to get injured in your neck. In fact, neck pain is one of the most common ailments among adults—and it can be a source of major discomfort and physical pain. Whether you're experiencing chronic neck pain […]

All About Trauma-triggered Migraines: A Guide for Athletes

Did you know that there are over 5000 athletes in the country? Sadly, many suffer from traumatic injuries during their matches or training sessions. Do you happen to be among these individuals? If you are, you must be curious about how to make your head stop hurting.  Notably, a significant fraction of athletes in the […]

Fibromyalgia and Cardio Health: Is There a Connection?

A recent study published in the BMJ Journals shares that fibromyalgia patients have an increased risk of coronary heart disease. This discovery alone shows how bad the problem can get and why patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia needs to take things seriously and tap into helpful solutions such as fibromyalgia chiropractic care. Let’s help you understand […]

Top 4 Reasons Why Smoking Hurts Your Back

An achy back is one of the most common complaints of adults in the US. Notably, its causes or triggers can range from sleeping in the wrong position to problems to having a cervical subluxation. Most people who experience this symptom use ibuprofen for back pain to get immediate relief. Interestingly, others try to cope […]

Can Apple Cider Vinegar Relieve Vertigo Attacks?

Apple cider vinegar is among the most common items found in blog articles that tackle sources of vertigo relief. Many swear by its effectiveness and share tips on how to consume it to prevent worsening vertigo attacks. But the question is, does it really work? What do scientific studies say about apple cider vinegar and […]

What’s a Natural Remedy for TMJ Tinnitus?

Different reasons cause TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, and at the same time, it can lead to other health-related issues. TMJ disorder usually has accompanying symptoms resulting in pain and discomfort to people. One of them is TMJ tinnitus.   What is a TMJ Disorder? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder occurs in the temporomandibular joint, […]

Ear, Jaw, and Neck Pain and Other Whiplash Symptoms

Waking up with ear, jaw, and neck pain can be quite an unpleasant experience. Unfortunately, if you recently suffered from a whiplash injury, you will likely have these three symptoms for at least a few days. If you’re out of luck, you might also experience additional effects of a whiplash injury ranging from headaches to […]

Birth Control and Migraines: An Unlikely Combination?

Statistics reveal that about 65 percent of women in the 15 to 49 age group use some form of contraception. From this number, 12 percent use birth control pills like Aviane and Entrostep. Unfortunately, most of these women struggle with constant bouts of migraine headaches – a common side effect of taking medications or supplements […]

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