Dr. Jeffrey Zehr is the founder and director of Zehr Chiropractic in Norton Shores, Michigan. He has been practicing upper cervical care in the area since 2002.
Dr. Zehr holds a masteral degree in Sports and Medicine. After completing his studies, he worked as an athletic trainer, then went to Palmer College to become a chiropractic doctor.
Over the years, he has helped more than 2000 patients in his practice. He believes that through chiropractic care, patients have a greater potential to heal and recover. By removing the interference in the spine, he believes that people can lead a happier and healthier life.
Migraines are a neurological condition. Headaches are one of its leading symptoms, although it is much more than an ordinary headache. They can even happen without the existence of a headache. The hallmark signs and symptoms of migraines are the following: Pain on one side of the head, seldom both sides Dizziness Nausea and vomiting Sensitivity to light, certain odors, and sound About two days before the display of the hallmark symptoms, other signs of migraines may come about: Hyperactivity Food cravings Irritability Tiredness or low energy levels Repeated yawning Stiff neck muscles Depression Aura: Visual or sensory disturbance such [...]
Migraines are a very misunderstood condition to begin with, so if a person has never experienced one themselves, it may be tough to know what to say or how to help a loved one or even a coworker. We’re going to look at a few things that everyone should know about migraines so that we can be understanding when a person is coping with them. We will also discuss a natural therapy that has helped dozens of patients in case studies to overcome this debilitating condition for good. Migraines Are More than Just a Headache The first thing you need [...]
Vertigo diseases may be many and varied, but that doesn’t mean people know everything about this common symptom. Let’s take a look at six common misconceptions regarding the symptom and the conditions that lead to it. The last point will introduce you to a way that hundreds have found relief from vertigo in case studies. Misconception 1 – All Cases of Vertigo Are the Same This certainly is not true and for a number of different reasons. First of all, there are various causes of vertigo. So, you can expect each underlying issue to lead to variations in how the [...]
As many as 39 million people in the US suffer from migraines. In addition, as many as 4 million suffer from chronic daily migraines, meaning they have migraines for more than 15 days out of a 30-day period. When you figure in recovery time, this means almost every day some people are coping with migraine pain or its lasting effects. Migraines are not just really bad headaches. Rather, a headache is one of the symptoms of a migraine and it does not always have to be present when someone has a migraine. Some people have an aura, visual disturbances, or [...]
Vertigo disease (not to be confused with the movie or graphic novel) is a symptom of many different health conditions. As a result, it is one of the most common ailments that people face today. Ultimately, however, there is still much that is not known about vertigo. That is why we are going to share this list of 10 shocking facts about vertigo. We will also tell you about a natural way that many are finding relief. #1 Vertigo May Be Related to Inner Ear Problems What many people do not realize is that the inner ear controls the body’s [...]
Migraines affect tens of millions of people around the world. In fact, this neurological condition afflicts up to 12% of all adults. But a recent study reveals that migraines, as debilitating as they are, may be a warning sign of something worse on the way. What did the study show? Is there a natural way to combat your migraines and reduce risks of further health problems? Read on to learn more. Cardiovascular Disease and Migraines According to the CDC, cardiovascular disease causes about 1 in 4 deaths in the US. It is no wonder then that researchers are always on [...]
While vertigo can be caused by a problem in the central nervous system, the cause is more often in the vestibular system – the part of the inner ear that aids in balance and spatial orientation. As a result, there are numerous vestibular disorders that can cause vertigo. Today we will look at 8 such conditions. Then we will discuss a natural, drug-free way that many are finding relief. #1 Autoimmune Ear Disease Autoimmune conditions involve the body attacking itself. When the immune system malfunctions, it can mistake normal systems of the body, such as the inner ear, as intruders. [...]
If you suffer from migraines, you probably automatically retreat from light when one occurs. In fact, you may insist on keeping the lights off until the episode passes. Now researchers may have pinpointed the reason migraines send us fleeing from bright (and sometimes even dim) lights. Let’s take a closer look at the study and then consider a way that some have found long-term migraine relief. How Lights Affect Migraine Sufferers Recent research has shed light on a connection that was never noted before involving migraines and the nerve cells of the eye that are sensitive to light. These nerve [...]
A study was published after an upper cervical chiropractor cared for Meniere’s disease patients for 6 years. How does upper cervical chiropractic help with problems in the inner ear? Here are some findings from this extensive research. How a Cervical Misalignment Can Lead to Meniere’s Disease Injuries to the upper cervical spine due to concussions, whiplash, and other forms of head and neck trauma can affect the inner ear. In addition, it affects the central nervous system and causes all of the symptoms of Meniere’s like tinnitus, vertigo, hearing loss, and a feeling of fullness in the affected ear. But [...]
Migraines are an extremely common problem, and many of the medications for dealing with them produce disappointing results. For one thing, many of these drugs have unwanted side effects. For another, most do nothing to prevent migraines from occurring – they merely provide symptomatic care. As a result, many are trying to determine their own unique migraine triggers so as to reduce migraines by avoiding the triggers. Others are going one step further and trying to find the underlying cause of their migraines. A Study Uncovers 3 Migraine Triggers According to researchers in Cincinnati, Ohio, 3 migraine triggers in food [...]