Staying connected to friends and family is easier than ever with social media. The tradeoff is that your daily screen time may be 1, 2, 3 hours or more. And let’s face it, a lot of those hours online are spent in an awkward forward head posture that experts have begun to call “tech neck.” It can result in neck pain, headaches, spinal disc issues, and even pinched nerves.
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.
Bottom 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…)
Bottom 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…)