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Migraine Headaches

migraine headaches


Migraine headaches are no fun. Pain from migraines can ruin your day. Find out how we determine if chiropractic can help with your bad headaches.

There are over 200 classifications of headaches. Headaches can reach from a dull aching pain to a sharp stabbing pain. Bad headaches unfortunately are way too common. Over one hundred million people suffer with migraine headaches. Their pain from their migraine headaches can be daily, monthly and multiple times a month and for some unfortunately constant.

When we look at what causes migraine headaches there is a lot to observe. Severe headaches can be caused by structural pinched nerves in the neck. Pinched nerves in the neck cause migraine pain and can cause the aura of a migraine. Pinched nerves in the neck can cause dizziness, nausea, and visual disturbances. Migraine headaches can be caused by things that you ingest. Some of these include cheese, wine, and preservatives have all been known to trigger migraine headaches.

Stress has a major role in migraine headaches as well. Sixty percent of all people who suffer with migraine headaches say that they are under stress. They have been known to have stress trigger their headaches. When looking for an answer for migraine headaches your general practitioner, neurologist, and chiropractic physician should all be involved to get the best possible result. Unfortunately migraines can be confusing and it may take time to determine what is causing them and what is the best option for you. Don’t give up, seek help, and try different things and with the right treatment your migraines may be resolved.

There are many options for treatment for headaches.  Consulting many types of doctors are important. Different health care providers will have different treatment options for you to consider.  Deciding on what is best for you can be overwhelming, but scalable.

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headache and neck pain are very difficult to deal with.

There are many triggers for migraine headaches; some of them may surprise you. Weather can be a major trigger for migraine headaches. Drop in barometric pressure, high temperatures and high humidity are common culprits. While you can not change the weather you can plan accordingly.

Migraine sufferers tend to have more headaches during weekends and holidays. This is due to change in scheduling, change in sleep patterns, sleeping earlier, getting up earlier or later than usual are common triggers for migraine headaches.

Caffeine withdrawals can trigger migraine headaches. It takes as little as 21/2 cups of coffee a day to worsen headaches. The headaches often occur hours after the caffeine consumption. Consuming caffeine can trigger rebound caffeine headaches.

Emotional and physical stresses can cause a depletion of magnesium. Loss of magnesium in the body can cause migraines and headaches. Magnesium supplementation is very important for migraine sufferers.

People can have gluten sensitivity without having actual Celiac disease. A simple way to see if you have gluten sensitivity is to cut gluten out of your diet for 2 months if you notice a decrease in your headaches then gluten plays a role in it.

Amounts of carbohydrates and white sugar and white pastas can cause migraine headaches. When you eat simple carbs your blood sugar raises your body then produces insulin which causes your blood sugar to drop and that spike can cause headaches as well.

Physical stress on the nerves going up the neck to the head can also cause migraine headaches. Chiropractors check to see if there is stress building up on the nerves in the back of the neck. On our website you can feel free to look up the video on the ProAdjuster to determine if chiropractic is a good option for you.