Pregnancy and Post-Partum Migraines: A Guide for New Mothers

Migraines and pregnancy often go hand in hand. Unfortunately, many expecting or newbie mothers feel overwhelmed by this duo, leaving them distraught and distracted while caring for themselves and their unborn or newborn child. Do you share the same plight? Do you know someone who struggles with pregnancy and post-partum migraine attacks? If yes, you [...]

2022-04-10T15:08:15+00:00April 10th, 2022|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Pregnancy and Post-Partum Migraines: A Guide for New Mothers

Can a Chiropractor Fix a Pinched Nerve & Ease Pain and Numbness?

When people suspect having nerve pinching, they often key in two questions in the search engine. The first one goes something like, “why do nerve pinching cause pain and numbing sensation?”. Meanwhile, the second one focuses on asking specifics on remedies, so they type, “can a chiropractor fix a pinched nerve?” If you have a [...]

2022-02-14T11:36:24+00:00February 13th, 2022|Pinched Nerve|Comments Off on Can a Chiropractor Fix a Pinched Nerve & Ease Pain and Numbness?

Can Fibromyalgia Affect Pregnancy?

Becoming a mother is a dream come true for many women. However, it does come with many challenges, especially if you have pre-existing conditions such as fibromyalgia. Several expecting mothers count on healthcare professionals like a fibromyalgia chiropractic doctor to help them cope and avoid complications before their pregnancy comes to full term.  If you [...]

2021-10-18T04:09:06+00:00October 17th, 2021|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Can Fibromyalgia Affect Pregnancy?

Is it Painful to Have a Pinched Nerve in the Tailbone?

The tailbone or the last vertebral bone along the spine hardly gets any attention until it starts feeling painful. It even gets worse when the searing sensation begins to spread on nearby parts of your lower body, such as the thighs, legs, and toes. As it turns out, the pain comes from a pinched nerve [...]

2021-10-18T02:33:00+00:00October 17th, 2021|Pinched Nerve|Comments Off on Is it Painful to Have a Pinched Nerve in the Tailbone?

Migraines During Pregnancy: Best Things to Do

Many women visit a chiropractor for migraines each month for pain relief more than men do. The leading reason behind this is their fluctuating hormone levels (specifically estrogen) throughout the menstrual cycle. As a result, child-bearing women tend to suffer from frequent migraine attacks. In some cases, women who never experience migraines before pregnancy end [...]

2021-07-12T10:27:47+00:00May 2nd, 2021|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Migraines During Pregnancy: Best Things to Do

Migraines and Pregnancy: Top 8 Solutions You Can Seek

Migraines and pregnancy often come hand in hand due to the hormonal fluctuation in pregnant women's bodies. Unfortunately, frequent migraine attacks during your term can severely impact your daily routine and even cause frustration, irritation, and stress. Thankfully, besides doctor-approved pain relief medications like acetaminophen, you now have other options for pain relief. If you’re [...]

2021-10-13T04:54:21+00:00April 18th, 2021|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Migraines and Pregnancy: Top 8 Solutions You Can Seek

Why Upper Cervical Chiropractic Should Be Part of Your Prenatal Care

Being pregnant should be a joyous time in a woman’s life. However, there are a few things that can make it rather uncomfortable. Let's discuss some of the reasons why back pain accompanies pregnancy and how upper cervical chiropractic may provide relief. Plus, we will consider the role that upper cervical chiropractic can play in [...]

2021-05-17T09:17:38+00:00June 18th, 2018|Pregnancy / Prenatal Care|Comments Off on Why Upper Cervical Chiropractic Should Be Part of Your Prenatal Care

The Connection Between Migraines and the Vascular System

Migraines are often referred to as a neurological condition. However, recent migraine research reveals that the condition may also be vascular in nature. This would result in migraines being categorized as a neurovascular condition. Let’s take a closer look at the study and consider a natural option that may help both the neurological and vascular [...]

2021-05-17T09:19:18+00:00December 25th, 2016|Headaches|Comments Off on The Connection Between Migraines and the Vascular System

Severe Migraines and Pregnancy

Severe migraines can greatly affect your daily life, but did you know that they may have an effect on pregnancy and childbirth? A new study conducted at the Montefiore Health system examined 90 women who needed medical care for severe migraines while pregnant. A few of their findings include (1) -   Almost 30% had [...]

2021-05-17T09:19:19+00:00December 19th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Severe Migraines and Pregnancy

Menopause and Migraines

Female migraine sufferers may find their symptoms get worse during a surprising time – approaching menopause. Chronic migraines are more frequent in the perimenopausal period (between ages 42-47). Migraine frequency may increase to 10+ episodes per month! (1)   Fluctuating hormones (estrogen and progesterone) are partially to blame; however, some researchers think that the overuse [...]

2017-06-17T00:46:18+00:00December 19th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Menopause and Migraines
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