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New Migraine Theory: Oxidative Stress May Trigger Migraines

Migraines afflict about 1 billion people worldwide. They cost the United States $36 billion in productivity, including $113 million in lost days of work. Migraines consist of a severely incapacitating set of neurological symptoms including: Dizziness or vertigo Acute throbbing head pain that may affect one or both sides of the head Tingling or numbness [...]

2019-05-09T13:31:33+00:00May 5th, 2019|Migraines/Headaches|

Migraines: Are They the Reason for Dizziness?

If you have endured a head or neck trauma, you may have migraines accompanied with vertigo or dizziness afterward. Why does this occur? A clue comes from research done using an upright MRI. Additionally, we can find a way to care for migraines naturally when we understand what is going on. A Case Study Helps [...]

2019-04-09T05:32:14+00:00August 19th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|

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, [...]

2019-04-09T05:33:47+00:00June 17th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:35:57+00:00May 6th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:38:16+00:00March 4th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:38:49+00:00February 18th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:39:23+00:00December 17th, 2017|Migraines/Headaches|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:40:16+00:00November 19th, 2017|Migraines/Headaches|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:42:53+00:00July 23rd, 2017|Migraines/Headaches|

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 [...]

2017-11-21T03:39:48+00:00May 28th, 2017|Migraines/Headaches|