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Pressure points you can use now to relieve a migraine headache.

Pressure points you can use now to relieve a migraine headache. A Migraine headache can be debilitating.  If you suffer from migraines, you probably recognize the oncoming symptoms which may be anything from floaters, other visual disturbances such as an aura or even tinnitus.  The initial signs, known as a prodrome can differ from person to person. The migraine itself can induce nausea and many sufferers feel incapacitated by the headache which is brought about by a vasoconstriction and then a vasodilation in the brain. The trigger for a migraine can also differ as well.  Some people experience migraines when exposed to Read More »

A new study suggests a healthier weight may result in fewer migraines?

A new study suggests a healthier weight may result in fewer migraines? If you get migraine headaches and lose weight, you may experience fewer migraines as a result says a new study.  Also, underweight people may also experience more migraines as well. Migraine headaches affect 12 percent of us in the USA and for some of us, the problem can be incapacitating. Dr. B. Lee Peterlin, a director of headache research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  did a meta analysis of studies with populations of in excess of 300,000 people and found that obese people had a 27 percent higher Read More »

New study shows why migraine sufferers get relief through chiropractic

  New study shows why migraine sufferers get relief through chiropractic Migraines are a phenomenon caused by the vascular contraction and then relaxation within the brain. They can be quite incapacitating and many sufferers often experience floaters or other types of prodromal (warnings of a pending onset) before the actual headache occurs. Many sufferers looking for a drugless solution are turning to chiropractors to get relief. Often, they visit the chiropractor for another health problem and never realized that the tension created by mechanical malfunction in the back, legs or shoulders may actually be the reason they suffer as much Read More »