Headaches: Before You Reach for Medication

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Do you suffer from headaches? If so, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that up to 50% of people deal with headaches each year. While an occasional headache is nothing more than a nuisance, when they become chronic, you can experience challenges at home and at work and you might even experience depression. The good news is, it may be easier than you think to find relief from your headache pain.


Happiness is Not Having a Headache

Headache ReliefBottom Line: Wake up. Go to Work. Suffer from a stiff neck. End the night with a headache. Repeat. Hopefully, this doesn’t sound familiar – but for millions of people, it is their daily cycle. Posture, stress, and fatigue can all contribute to headaches and can increase their duration, severity, and frequency. The good news? It doesn’t need to be that way. Studies have shown that people who utilize Chiropractic care can improve the range of motion in their neck and also decrease the severity of their headaches. (more…)

Headaches Medications Often Cause More Headaches

HeadachesBottom Line: Did you know that the primary side effect of headache medications is, well…headaches! Yes, many prescriptions that are taken for headaches tend to contribute to headaches. Talk about a vicious cycle – but, headache sufferers may not need to take these medications to find relief. New research indicates that Chiropractic care can significantly decrease the frequency of tension headaches. (more…)

Tech Neck: A Headache Waiting to Happen

Tech NeckBottom Line: Are you connected to your phone and computer around the clock? Think about it – many of us aren’t more than an arm’s length from our phone at any time (even when we’re sleeping). It’s part of living in a connected world, but all of that time on the phone cruising Amazon and Buzzfeed takes a toll. It can place a lot of tension on the supporting muscles of our neck and start to cause headaches. It’s called “tech neck”, and it’s one of the most common causes of headaches and neck pain. (more…)

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