Natural Approach for Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in Apple Valley, MN

Repetitive Soccer Ball Heading May Be Leading to Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries   Fox and CBS news are reporting that repetitive heading of a soccer ball may be leading to brain injury. In the past decade, concern has been raised surrounding concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries sustained by football players and military personnel, as [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:32+00:00 August 12th, 2013|Concussion, Dizziness, Headaches, Insomnia, Migraine headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Sleep problems, Vertigo|Comments Off on Natural Approach for Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in Apple Valley, MN

Research is demonstrating those with Tension Headaches are losing Brain Tissue!!

Chronic Headaches = Brain Loss   Although most people get the occasional headache, there are people who experience headaches for more than 15 days each month. They are said to have chronic headaches. It is estimated that between three to five percent of people worldwide have chronic headaches. There are several subtypes of chronic headaches, [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:33+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Tension headaches|Comments Off on Research is demonstrating those with Tension Headaches are losing Brain Tissue!!

The Brain’s Reaction to an Upper Neck Misalignment in Post-Concussion Syndrome

Chronic Post Concussion Syndrome   On March 12, 2012 the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research had a very interesting case study that discussed the impact of an upper neck misalignment on the brain.   After seeing a series of medical doctors, cardiologists and neurologists a 75-year-old woman finally found a neurologist who was familiar [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:33+00:00 July 24th, 2013|Migraine headaches, Post concussion syndrome|Comments Off on The Brain’s Reaction to an Upper Neck Misalignment in Post-Concussion Syndrome

Face Pain or Palsy Options: Botox, Brain Surgery or NUCCA

Medical Options There are a collection of conditions known as Cranial Nerve Compressive Syndromes involving face pain or palsy such as Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, Hemifacial spasm and others.  These conditions are among the most devastating of all health conditions both in pain and social impact.   The medical approaches to these conditions are extremely invasive, [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:34+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Bell's palsy, Chronic pain, Face Pain, Hemifacial spasm, Migraine headaches, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Trigeminal neuralgia|Comments Off on Face Pain or Palsy Options: Botox, Brain Surgery or NUCCA

5 ways to get rid of Migraine Headaches

If you get migraine headaches you know how debilitating they can be.   So here’s 5 ways to address migraine headaches.   Imitrex Maxalt Zomig Relpax NUCCA   The first 4 are all prescription medications given to migraine sufferers to cover up the symptoms.  This is the most common  approach to migraine headaches today. Not only [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:35+00:00 July 1st, 2013|Headaches, Migraine headaches|Comments Off on 5 ways to get rid of Migraine Headaches

Why not just take Tylenol or Advil for Headaches?

According to the FDA, taking too much Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and Excedrin, can be deadly and the government agency also admits this chemical is the leading cause of liver failure in the U.S. Acetaminophen is responsible for 56,000 emergency room visits and 456 deaths annually. In spite of this, billions of doses are sold [...]

2017-09-19T00:21:12+00:00 June 24th, 2013|Headaches, Migraine headaches|Comments Off on Why not just take Tylenol or Advil for Headaches?

Migraine Headaches, Panic Disorders and NUCCA

Migraines.com wrote a recent article highlighting the link between migraines and panic disorders. The Mayo Clinic defines migraines as an "intense throbbing or pulsing in one area of the head, and is commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound." WebMD defines panic disorders as "sudden attacks of fear and nervousness, [...]

2017-09-19T00:21:13+00:00 June 12th, 2013|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Panic disorders|Comments Off on Migraine Headaches, Panic Disorders and NUCCA

Can old concussions lead to chronic headaches?

For years NUCCA doctors have been asking patients if they have a history of head and neck injuries including, car accidents, falls, times where they have been knocked unconscious, had a concussion or stitches to their head.   Why?   When accidents and injuries tear loose the connective tissue that holds the spine in place [...]

2017-09-19T00:21:13+00:00 June 5th, 2013|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Post concussion syndrome, Vertigo|Comments Off on Can old concussions lead to chronic headaches?