Causes of Migraines With Aura

Migraines with Aura   One of the symptoms that is less commonly seen in migraine sufferers is aura. This set of symptoms generally occurs before the onset of the migraine. It includes things like temporary vision impairment, flashes of light, and tingling feelings in the hands or face. It may also be accompanied by physical [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:19+00:00 December 22nd, 2014|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches|Comments Off on Causes of Migraines With Aura

Migraines, Vision Loss and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Retinal Migraine  Have you been experiencing strange symptoms in one of your eyes? Seen flashing lights, suffered temporary blindness or seen patterns in your visual field? Have you been to your medical doctor and received a diagnosis of retinal migraine? Have you been told that medications are the only answer for your headaches?   The [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:19+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches|Comments Off on Migraines, Vision Loss and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Migraines and Sleep Problems

  A new study in the Journal, Headache indicates a good night's sleep may be extra-important for people who suffer from migraines, according to a Huffington post report.   Researchers from the University of Mississippi found an association between bad quality sleep and frequency of headaches, as well as increased disability from headaches, among people [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:19+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Headaches, Insomnia, Migraine Headaches, Sleep problems|Comments Off on Migraines and Sleep Problems

Avoiding Migraine Inducing Foods this Holiday Season

Being Food Wise this Holiday Season  Over the next few weeks, you will most likely receive many invitations to holiday parties, which means you will have the opportunity to taste your favorite foods and try new foods. We hope you have a great time with your friends and family, but we also want you to [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:59+00:00 December 10th, 2014|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches|Comments Off on Avoiding Migraine Inducing Foods this Holiday Season

Vertigo, Migraine Headaches, and Car Crashes

A case study from the Blair upper cervical chiropractic group reveals additional evidence linking head and neck trauma to migraine headaches and vertigo. This case study is another example of what the upright MRI research is revealing.   Here's a quote from Dr. Lenarz's case report:   A 54 year-old female patient entered the office [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:59+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Vertigo, Whiplash|Comments Off on Vertigo, Migraine Headaches, and Car Crashes

What to do if your Child Experiences a Concussion

If your child plays sports, there is a chance they may experience a concussion at some point. That is, if they haven't had one already. What is a concussion? Well, a concussion occurs when a person experiences a blow to the head that causes a change in how their brain functions.   Now, don't be [...]

2017-09-19T00:19:00+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Children, Concussion, Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Tension headaches|Comments Off on What to do if your Child Experiences a Concussion

What you Need to Know about Concussions

If you recently experienced a sudden abrasion to the head, such as a car accident or a sports injury, there is a chance you suffered a concussion, and that is not something you should ignore.   So, what is a concussion? It is a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) that alters how your brain functions. [...]

Overextending the Neck Muscles Could Lead to Migraines

Last week we looked at how a misalignment of the Atlas Vertebra can affect your cerebral blood flow and the amount of cerebrospinal fluid your brain and spine receive. To review, receiving the incorrect flow of the right blood or cerebrospinal fluids, which protects the brain and spine from injury, leads to an irritation that [...]

2017-09-19T00:19:01+00:00 October 15th, 2014|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Whiplash|Comments Off on Overextending the Neck Muscles Could Lead to Migraines

How could Acid Reflux, Scoliosis and Headaches be related?

Through the Brain Stem...  The Brain stem is an extension of the brain itself that extends down into the upper neck area (upper cervical spine).  The brain stem is susceptible to injury if the Atlas or Axis the top two bones in the spine are twisted or tilted as a result of traumatic accidents or injuries. [...]

2017-09-19T00:19:02+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Acid Reflux, Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Scoliosis, Tension headaches|Comments Off on How could Acid Reflux, Scoliosis and Headaches be related?

Natural Approach for Children with Migraines

Natural approach for children with migraines  A recent story on ABC news reported about children suffering with migraines. Often we think of migraines as something that only affects adults, but research reports say that migraines in childhood probably occur more then you think.   The story was about Jacob Holladay, a 12 year old, who [...]

2017-09-19T00:19:02+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Children, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches|Comments Off on Natural Approach for Children with Migraines