Dr. Blake Haan

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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

The Makings of a Migraine Attack and a Natural, Effective Solution

Migraines are much more than just a bad headache.  A migraine episode is a combination of neurological symptoms, with a terrible headache being one of the most recognizable and debilitating symptoms.  An episode can last anywhere from 4 to 72 hours and unfolds in stages: A prodrome stage is the first sign that an attack [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:59:19+00:00December 17th, 2017|Migraines/Headaches|Comments Off on The Makings of a Migraine Attack and a Natural, Effective Solution

What We Are Learning About Migraines from Brain Imaging

Migraines are a tough condition to treat with one neurologist estimating that patients have a mere 45% chance of benefiting from any particular type of care. Add to this the fact that migraines are not simply a bad headache but a neurological condition that is made up of a number of complicated symptoms, and you [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:57:22+00:00November 19th, 2017|Migraines/Headaches|Comments Off on What We Are Learning About Migraines from Brain Imaging

What Causes Vertigo and How to Cure Vertigo in Huxley, IA

Have you ever been walking down the street or sitting at work and suddenly felt as if you were on a ride at the fair? If so, you may have experienced vertigo. Vertigo is a type of dizziness known for causing you to feel as if you or the world around you is spinning. The [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:35:46+00:00October 15th, 2017|Vertigo|Comments Off on What Causes Vertigo and How to Cure Vertigo in Huxley, IA

Three Interesting Vertigo Facts Revealed and Where to Find Relief

Out of every 10 people, 1 suffers from vertigo. Vertigo is the sensation of spinning. You may feel as if you or the things around you are rotating and moving when there is no movement. Vertigo is a fascinating subject, and the internet is full of information. However, some of this information is not correct [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:34:27+00:00August 20th, 2017|Vertigo|Comments Off on Three Interesting Vertigo Facts Revealed and Where to Find Relief

Migraines vs. Headaches at Haan Chiropractic

Migraines are known for their debilitating pain and discomfort. So, are they just a really bad headache? Actually, they are not at all the same thing. Let’s take a closer look at what makes them so different and where to find relief. Migraines are: Neurological in nature Chronic and usually occur more often than headaches [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:54:53+00:00July 23rd, 2017|Migraines/Headaches|Comments Off on Migraines vs. Headaches at Haan Chiropractic

Understanding Dizziness and Where to Find Relief in Huxley, Iowa

Dizziness is a word used to describe a wide variety of sensations and is the top reason people make an appointment to see their primary care doctor. About 15% of people have dizziness under the age of 40. Over 40, the number increases to 40%. Dizziness can have a negative impact on one’s quality of [...]

By |2018-06-27T08:47:39+00:00June 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding Dizziness and Where to Find Relief in Huxley, Iowa

Haan Family Chiropractic – Helping Migraine Patients

An interesting link has been seen between migraines and changes in the weather. The change from fall to summer seems to be more of a problem than at other times of the year. No one is sure why this happens, but it may be due to: Shorter periods of sunlight A difference in cloud patterns [...]

By |2017-11-21T03:39:48+00:00May 28th, 2017|Migraines/Headaches|Comments Off on Haan Family Chiropractic – Helping Migraine Patients