How Birmingham, MI Residents Are Finding Headache Relief

Chronic headaches can strike at anytime and anyplace. Living from day to day in fear of when the next attack may occur is common for those who suffer from this condition. A variety of health care options are available making it hard to know what is best. Some questions that are commonly asked by those [...]

Is a New Migraine Medicine the Answer?

It may be hard to believe, but 38 million of those living in the USA experience migraines. These are not just bad headaches but are a neurological disorder known for: Debilitating head pain Nausea and vomiting Vertigo Sensitivity to light, sound, and odor In June of 2015, a new drug was introduced to the market [...]

Understanding and Alleviating Migraine and Headache Pain

Migraines and headaches are similar in that they both cause a person pain in the region of the head. Migraines usually have a headache as a symptom. There are two types of headaches—primary and secondary. Here’s a brief breakdown of what causes these to occur: Primary headaches are due to lack of blood and oxygen [...]

A Small Misalignment in the Neck Can Lead to Migraine Headaches

There are a number of conditions that can cause a person to experience a migraine. Allergies, environmental factors, and even weather conditions can bring on a migraine in some people. Another major reason for migraines is due to an injury sustained to the upper neck or a blow to the head. Some common ways this [...]

The Aftereffects of Whiplash

A person may leave a car accident with little or no symptoms of whiplash or other damage. However, it is important to understand why and how whiplash happens. It is also vital to know what can occur if whiplash goes untreated. The term whiplash has to do with the way the neck and head move [...]

Examining the Options for Neck Pain

Neck pain is not easy to cope with. A diagnosis of severe osteoarthritis, thyroid issues, or narrowing of the blood vessels can lead to possible neck surgery. The neck is one of the most fragile parts of the body, more so than the knee or shoulder. That means that neck surgery comes with higher risks [...]

Natural Relief for Migraines in Birmingham, Michigan

Migraines are a reality of life for many. In fact, approximately 37 million people in the USA have migraines, with 27 million of them being women. They can be debilitating and make everyday routines a challenge for the sufferer and for family members. Healthcare providers also are challenged by migraines, not only in properly diagnosing [...]

Migraines, Daith Piercings and Your Spine

Migraine sufferers are familiar with debilitating pain that can ruin one's day. Migraine treatment is typically aimed at trying to prevent the intensity of symptoms. Pain medication, such as triptan, is typically the first resort. There are also nerve-blocking medications that aim to stop pain signals by blocking their pathways. (1) However, there is a [...]

Relief of Headaches Naturally in Birmingham, Michigan

The types of headaches are numerous, but the origin is the same. All of these types of headaches spring from tissue and other brain supporting structures. The brain itself has no nerves, so the pain does not come from a feeling in the brain itself. Rather, the eyes, ears, sinuses, veins, and other parts of [...]