Headaches can be a real – headache. They can interfere with your daily routine and of course present themselves with a host of unpleasant and intrusive symptoms: pain that occurs in your forehead or in the back of your head closer to your neck. Then there are migraines, which can put you out of commission for a couple of days or longer. Light and noise sensitivity as well as nausea can accompany them.
According to WebMD there are over 150 types of headaches. The most common are:
People can get headaches from illnesses, low blood sugar, a nerve issue, a shift in the spine, and especially stress. We see many different types of stress that are involved with headaches whether it’s mental stress from work, physical stress from poor ergonomics, or even toxic stress from irritants in the environment.
What Can You Do to Manage Headaches?
Some natural and soothing things that may help include:
- Drinking more water and staying hydrated
- Resting and/or sleeping
- Getting a massage and/or doing stretching exercises
- Eating lower-inflammation foods
- Practicing stress reduction techniques like deep breathing
- Specific chiropractic spinal corrections
But you shouldn’t have to deal with headaches. Many of our practice members who have experienced them report feeling better with chiropractic care.
Our chiropractic evaluation is thorough and looks at symptoms on a deeper level. With chiropractic care it is possible to address issues like this.
Whereas conventional medicine tends to prescribe medications that come with side effects, the approach of chiropractic can be less intrusive and more effective.
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Having a headache is similar to having a flat tire. Your body and mind refuse to go – until you get assistance. Let us assist you. Click here to give us a call when you are ready to address any core problems that may be interfering with your health and contributing to your symptoms.