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Types of Headaches Afflicting Residents of Renton, WA

Headaches are hard to cope with, especially if they occur more than just once in a while. Many people have chronic headaches that occur daily or a few times a week. It may be surprising to learn that the term headache is used to describe a number of different types of headaches. What headache types [...]

By |2018-07-04T02:15:31+00:00November 20th, 2016|Chronic headaches, Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Types of Headaches Afflicting Residents of Renton, WA

Caring for Chronic Daily Migraines in Renton, WA

Migraines are debilitating and cause the sufferer much anguish. More frustrating than an isolated migraine is having them on a daily basis. How depressing to know that when a person awakens he may have a migraine to cope with. The only thing that those suffering from these and other migraines want is to find an [...]

By |2018-07-04T05:25:07+00:00November 4th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Caring for Chronic Daily Migraines in Renton, WA

Finding the Reason for Migraines in Renton, WA

Migraines are not supposed to happen. While the exact cause is unknown, what is known is that they transpire because something in the brain is not functioning properly. Often this is due to a change in the flow of blood to the tissue that surrounds the brain or cerebrospinal fluid drainage issues.   What can [...]

By |2018-07-04T02:06:42+00:00October 28th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Finding the Reason for Migraines in Renton, WA

Learning About and Caring for Rebound Headaches

It seems as if almost everyone has experienced a headache at one time or another. They can sometimes just be mildly annoying—allowing the person to continue with a normal daily routine—or so severe that they cause one to lie down until the pain goes away. In some cases, headaches can last for days at a [...]

By |2018-07-04T06:05:55+00:00October 16th, 2016|Chronic headaches, Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Learning About and Caring for Rebound Headaches

Migraine Surgery—Is There a Better Way?

The debilitating pain and relentless throbbing often associated with migraines is experienced by millions around the world. For example, in the United States, combining the number of individuals who suffer from diabetes and those with asthma would still come up short with how many suffer from migraines. More than just a bad headache, migraines can [...]

By |2018-07-04T05:47:29+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Migraine Surgery—Is There a Better Way?

Good News for Those Suffering from Migraines and Hypertension

The story starts with a 25-year-old female who was suffering from high blood pressure (hypertension). Her findings were so incredible that the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research felt it necessary to share them. She had been diagnosed with high blood pressure and was experiencing migraines twice a week. She was prescribed the drug hydrochlorothiazide. [...]

By |2018-07-04T05:00:57+00:00September 9th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Good News for Those Suffering from Migraines and Hypertension

Migraines and Fluid in the Brain

The delicate balance of blood and cerebrospinal fluid and their free flow between the brain and body is vital to health. These fluids travel through the brainstem. Should this process be in some way impeded, it can cause irritation and lead to migraines. What can cause this resistance to normal flow? How can symptoms be [...]

By |2018-07-04T05:25:32+00:00August 19th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Migraines and Fluid in the Brain

Case Study Provides Hope for Migraine Sufferers

Migraines are a debilitating condition experienced by approximately 37 million people in the US alone. In 2012, a case study was published in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research that may bring hope to these and many others around the world dealing with this condition. The study focused on a 75-year-old-female who presented with [...]

By |2018-07-04T07:34:32+00:00August 8th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Case Study Provides Hope for Migraine Sufferers

Migraines—Looking to the Brainstem, Nerves, and Neurochemistry

Migraines are so common that it is thought as many as 1 in 7 people globally are affected by what it is becoming clear is a neurovascular condition. While the neurological side of things has been understood for quite some time now, researchers are taking a long look at how blood flow affects migraine occurrence. [...]

By |2018-07-04T05:21:35+00:00July 11th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Migraines—Looking to the Brainstem, Nerves, and Neurochemistry

The Connection Between Athletes and Migraines

It seems quite common for athletes, professional and non-professional, to have migraines. One reason for this seems to be trauma-triggered migraines. These commonly occur in children, adolescents, and young adults. The trauma, usually a blow to the head, causes a complex temporary brain disturbance. What are some symptoms of a trauma triggered migraine? Head pain [...]

By |2018-07-04T07:36:05+00:00June 27th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on The Connection Between Athletes and Migraines