Should You Work Out with a Headache?

You love to stay fit, but should you work out with a headache? Working out is a great way to protect your overall health. Through regular exercise, you can maintain a healthy weight, build muscle, and support your body. But there are times when exercising is not the best thing for your body. If you […]

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What is a Migraine Alert Dog?

Throughout the United States, about 387,000 people use service dogs – less than 1 percentof the total population of disabled Americans. Although there may not be very many service dogs, they provide indispensable services to the people they support. What makes a dog a service dog? According to the definition from the Americans With Disabilities […]

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Surprisingly Effective Migraine Treatment: Botox

Nobody can truly understand the debilitating effects of a migraine until they experience one for themselves.  Where a bad headache can cause quite high levels of discomfort, painkillers are usually effective at easing this type of pain away to nothing.  A migraine on the other hand can cause severe and immobilizing pain, nausea, muscle spasms and can also affect […]

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IV Hydration Therapy for Migraines and Headaches

For those that suffer from migraines, learning how to avoid triggers and prevent episodes is key. But sometimes, despite your best efforts, a migraine can occur anyway. The pain, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound can disable you completely, preventing you from participating in your daily life for days or even weeks at a […]

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The Most Effective Physical Therapy for Migraines

Chronic headaches are often debilitating, leaving sufferers unable to enjoy even their everyday activities. But for individuals dealing with migraines, chronic tension headaches, or even cervicogenic headaches, non-invasive treatment options like physical therapy offer a life-changing path to long-term relief. If you’re one of the millions of people who regularly find themselves sidelined by a […]

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Thyroid and Migraines, Understanding the Connection

Your thyroid gland is an impressive little powerhouse. It is responsible for maintaining your body’s metabolism and produces two hormones that help maintain core body temperature and the production of amino acids and proteins. However, these hormones are also notorious for causing all sorts of health conditions when they are out of balance. That can […]

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Using Acupuncture For Headaches & Migraines

Acupuncture For Migraines – New Age Fad Or Miracle Cure? When that severe migraine attack comes on in full force, you’d probably do anything to stop the pain. Painkillers and other pharmaceuticals can work well, but have you ever considered alternative therapies such as massage, meditation or acupuncture?   Could Acupuncture Give You Headache Relief? […]

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Why Do I Get Frequent Ocular Migraines?

For migraine sufferers, visual disturbances like zigzag lines or flashes of light are common occurrences, especially in those who experience an aura prior to a migraine. But some people experience these visual disturbances and do not get the pain associated with a migraine. These visual disturbances are known as ocular migraines or migraines of the eye. […]

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What are cluster headaches?

Cluster Headaches Cluster headaches are characterized by periods of severe, shooting pain. Often appearing suddenly and without warning, they are followed by a period of time free of pain.   They are a rare neurological disorder that strikes only 0.5% of the general population, more often affecting men than women. Cluster headaches have been linked […]

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Headache Prevention – How to Avoid Headaches

Headaches impact people every day and, for most, knowing when one is going to strike is impossible. However, for some people, certain situations – whether they originate at work or at home – can bring on sudden, but relatively predictable headaches. Many people can also feel when they’re about to develop more serious pain in […]

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