How Best to Cope with Migraines

In some cases, migraines begin suddenly. There is generally a reason for this. Migraines, although known for the intense head pain they cause, are actually a neurological disorder. A headache is just one symptom. Here a few more:

Some common reasons a person may all of a sudden develop migraines can be due to food allergies and genetics. Here are a few more reasons to consider:

 

Finding Relief for Migraines

Medication may offer temporary relief, but unless the underlying issue is addressed migraines will continue to return. A change in diet may be helpful. However, the best place to start is to make an appointment to see an upper cervical chiropractor.

Migraines are often linked to a misalignment of the upper cervical spine, particularly the top two bones of the neck. If these bones are out of place, they may be putting undue pressure on the spinal cord causing a problem with the central nervous system. This can hinder messages being sent to and from the brain and body. Blood flow and cerebrospinal fluid flow can also be compromised. By using a gentle technique, I can correct these misalignments. Some patients feel immediate results. Some actually see their migraines go away completely. Almost everyone reports a decrease in severity and frequency.

Author
Elan Schrier Dr. Elan Schrier is the clinic director of Schrier Family Chiropractic. He focuses in upper cervical chiropractic and continuously is training to improve the quality of his patients' lives. He has a lot of success with difficult vertigo, migraine, and fibromyalgia patients.

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