Migraines are much more than just a bad headache. A migraine often has symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light and sound. In most people, a throbbing pain is felt only on one side of the head. What exactly triggers these severe headaches is less clear, and it’s different in different people. Triggers range from stress, strong odors like perfumes, changing hormones and even certain foods like chocolate, cured meats, red wine, and aged cheese.
These painful attacks can last anywhere from 4 to 72 hours. In fact, migraines rank in the top 20 most disabling medical conditions; impairing the ability to work and live a normal social life. Although medication is typically prescribed to treat migraines, these often have their own list of side effects and can often only temporarily mask the symptoms.
Migraine headaches are caused by abnormal brain activity. Most medical experts believe the attack begins in the brain and involves nerve pathways and chemicals. The changes affect blood flow in the brain and surrounding tissues. Because migraines are related to the brain and nerves, Chiropractic can often provide long-term relief of migraines.
Chiropractic care provides a healthy solution to this problem by:
If you haven’t tried Chiropractic care for your migraines, don’t settle for a life of discomfort and temporary pain relief when there may be an option for long term, drug-free relief.
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