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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 [...]

2019-10-17T00:08:53+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 [...]

2019-10-17T00:09:30+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 [...]

2019-10-17T00:10:15+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. [...]

2019-10-17T00:10:54+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 [...]

2019-10-17T00:11:31+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 [...]

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. [...]

2019-10-17T00:12:10+00:00July 11th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Migraines—Looking to the Brainstem, Nerves, and Neurochemistry

The Connection Between Athletes and Migraines

Abbey Oldham | MLive.comMadden Hall, 8, practices blocking at the Lions 3rd and 4th grade football practice. The Lions are undefeated so far this season. 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 [...]

2019-10-17T00:12:49+00:00June 27th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on The Connection Between Athletes and Migraines

Migraines Linked to Nervous System

Migraines have a long history. Even President Thomas Jefferson reportedly had migraines every afternoon during his second term. Imagine the difficulty trying to run a country with such a debilitating ailment! Millions around the world can relate to such a struggle. Migraines have been called the world's “most common neurological disability.” In the 200 years [...]

2019-10-17T00:13:41+00:00June 13th, 2016|Chronic headaches, Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Migraines Linked to Nervous System

Is It Recommended to Exercise While Having a Migraine?

Migraines are certainly debilitating. Nearly 50% of people around the world have reported actively having problems with headaches. In the USA, 10% are suffering from headaches, with women being more likely to get migraines than men. Treatment for Migraines The fact that migraines are difficult to treat is no secret, especially to those suffering from [...]

2019-10-17T00:16:39+00:00May 23rd, 2016|Chronic headaches, Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Is It Recommended to Exercise While Having a Migraine?

Chronic Headaches May Signal Loss of Brain Tissue

If you think chronic headaches are something you should just try to live with, the following research may convince you otherwise. Chronic headaches is a term used for patients who experience a minimum of 15 headaches per month. This may account for up to 5% of the world’s population. Subcategories of chronic headaches can include [...]

2019-10-17T00:17:16+00:00May 9th, 2016|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Chronic Headaches May Signal Loss of Brain Tissue

Migraines Being Treated with a Natural Alternative in Renton, WA

Migraines can have a devastating effect on a person’s quality of life and mental health, and because of the numerous triggers, there seems to be no one treatment than can alleviate every patient’s symptoms. As many as 36 million people in the US experience migraines each year, and around three million have five or more [...]

2019-10-17T00:17:51+00:00April 25th, 2016|Chronic headaches, Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Migraines Being Treated with a Natural Alternative in Renton, WA