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Migraine Facts and Ways to Manage Them

Migraines are often known as a debilitating kind of headache. The most common symptoms are as follows: Light and sound sensitivity Throbbing or pounding head pain, usually one-sided Nausea and vomiting These symptoms can be so unbearable that the best option is simply to lie down in a dark room until the episode passes. One [...]

By |2019-01-13T16:48:06+00:00January 13th, 2019|Migraine / Headache|Comments Off on Migraine Facts and Ways to Manage Them

Successfully Coping with Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain usually happens suddenly. Usually, the one experiencing pain doesn’t realize their shoulder is even damaged. In most cases, the pain is the result of a worsening of a condition or injury that may have originally occurred several years in the past. The reason for this is overuse of the joint or just repeated [...]

By |2019-01-07T00:47:29+00:00January 6th, 2019|Shoulder Pain|Comments Off on Successfully Coping with Shoulder Pain

A Promising Option for Vertigo Sufferers

Vertigo very often is related to problems in the inner ear.  There are multiple variables that can play into why someone is experiencing vertigo episodes. Here is a list of the most common ones: BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) happens when small calcium crystals get trapped in the inner ear.  This leads to a disturbance [...]

By |2018-12-28T02:46:29+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Vertigo / Dizziness|Comments Off on A Promising Option for Vertigo Sufferers

Caring for Migraines Without Medication

Migraines are a neurological disorder that causes such intense discomfort that it can be debilitating for the one suffering. Recently, the Journal of the American Headache Society reported that one of the side effects of frequent migraine episodes is progressive brain damage. In the study, the brains of 28 patients who had migraines were examined [...]

By |2018-12-10T07:16:35+00:00December 9th, 2018|Migraine / Headache|Comments Off on Caring for Migraines Without Medication

The Connection Between Meniere’s Disease and Head and Neck Trauma

Meniere’s disease is an inconvenient condition that can have multiple uncomfortable symptoms. The condition often develops due to excessive fluid in the ear – called hydrops – over a long course of time. However, hydrops is not always present when Meniere’s is diagnosed, which has caused researchers to take a closer look at the disease. [...]

By |2018-11-22T02:16:00+00:00November 25th, 2018|Vertigo / Dizziness|Comments Off on The Connection Between Meniere’s Disease and Head and Neck Trauma

Getting Tension Headaches Under Control, Permanently

Tension headaches are the most prevalent kind of headache that adults experience.  Upwards of 80% of people have had a tension headache at some point or another. These headaches are often described as feeling like a band is tightening around their head.  There are a number of known triggers for tension headaches, such as eye [...]

By |2018-11-08T07:06:28+00:00November 11th, 2018|Migraine / Headache|Comments Off on Getting Tension Headaches Under Control, Permanently