Dr. Blake Haan

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Bring About Depression In Kids

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) does not discriminate against race, gender, or age. Anyone can get CFS and, unfortunately, children are not excluded. A study performed in the United Kingdom observed 542 children in the age ranges of 12 to 18. All of them had chronic fatigue and as many as 29 percent also had depression. [...]

By |2018-07-04T16:54:32+00:00July 1st, 2018|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Bring About Depression In Kids

Tackling Migraines Head On

Migraines are not something anyone wants to experience. Unfortunately, they are a reality for some 39 million Americans. Worldwide, 1 billion people suffer from this debilitating neurological condition. Contrary to popular belief, migraines are not just ordinary headaches. They are much more severe, and they are often accompanied by nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light, [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:38:31+00:00June 17th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|Comments Off on Tackling Migraines Head On

Vertigo: Getting to the Bottom of the Spinning

Vertigo is the subject of much research. Recently, a study observed patients with vertigo who had been in a vehicle accident and were subsequently diagnosed with whiplash. As many as 80 percent of them showed a decrease in the amount of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain. This fluid is responsible for cushioning the brain, and [...]

By |2018-07-03T19:52:34+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Vertigo|Comments Off on Vertigo: Getting to the Bottom of the Spinning

Vertigo: What’s Behind the Spinning?

Vertigo is well known for the sensation that you or the things around you are spinning. You may wonder why this occurs. It is often due to a problem in the inner ear. But inner ear problems may be a symptom of something a little deeper: a problem in the neck area. What Conditions Cause [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:38:31+00:00May 20th, 2018|Vertigo|Comments Off on Vertigo: What’s Behind the Spinning?

Does Light Trigger Migraines?

Migraines are very common, affecting as many as 1 billion people worldwide and 39 million in America alone. Women are affected 3 times more often than men. It is nearly impossible to describe the pain associated with migraines unless you actually experience them yourself. It is very debilitating, often causing the sufferer to have to [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:45:44+00:00May 6th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|Comments Off on Does Light Trigger Migraines?

Neck Pain and Visual Disturbances — There Is a Connection

It may be surprising to learn that it is possible that neck pain and visual problems are connected. The following are disorders of the eye or have visual disturbances as a symptom: Meniere’s disease Migraines Diplopia Pink eye Exophthalmos Vertigo If you seek care for these conditions, you might start by seeing your primary care [...]

By |2018-04-15T23:16:28+00:00April 15th, 2018|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Neck Pain and Visual Disturbances — There Is a Connection

Meniere’s Disease: Battling the Frustration in Huxley, Iowa

Meniere’s disease is an extremely frustrating condition. It can be unpredictable, as it often hits you out of nowhere and may not happen again for a few weeks or months. Some people find themselves suffering attacks frequently and for days or even weeks at a time. This can cause them to have anxiety over not [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:48:35+00:00April 1st, 2018|Vertigo|Comments Off on Meniere’s Disease: Battling the Frustration in Huxley, Iowa

Why a Compassionate Doctor Is Vital for Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia is a difficult enough condition to deal with without the additional burden of a healthcare professional who doesn’t take it seriously. The added stress of a doctor who does not seem to have compassion for what you are dealing with may actually serve to increase stress levels – a well-known trigger of fibromyalgia flare-ups. [...]

By |2018-03-21T04:52:46+00:00March 18th, 2018|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Why a Compassionate Doctor Is Vital for Fibromyalgia Patients

Why Migraines Patients Can’t Play the “What If” Game

If you are suffering from migraines, you may be tempted to asked yourself a lot of questions that begin with the dangerous phrase “What if.” What if I didn’t lose my job due to my health condition? What if I didn’t miss out on that important family gathering? What if I could do the things [...]

By |2018-06-27T09:01:12+00:00March 4th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|Comments Off on Why Migraines Patients Can’t Play the “What If” Game

The Impact of Migraines and How to Find Relief

In the United States, more than 39 million people have migraines. It is possible that 2 to 3 million are what are called chronic sufferers, meaning that they have headaches for at least 15 days during a 30-day period. As many as 5 million have at least one migraine per month. In addition, 11 million [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:19:40+00:00February 18th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|Comments Off on The Impact of Migraines and How to Find Relief