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Chiropractic for Migraine Headaches
A natural solution to help relieve and manage pain caused by migraines.
Before you can understand how a chiropractor can help manage chronic migraine headaches, you need to have an understanding of what migraines are.
What is a Migraine Headache?
Whether the headaches are chronic or not, if you have head pain and/or neck pain, the catalyst of the discomfort can be from either tension headaches or migraines. Migraine headaches can be so debilitating that they can decrease a person’s quality of life and make it difficult to function on the job or in the home.
A large number of the American population suffers from headaches on a regular basis. Migraine headaches often involve tension in the neck as well. Both the headache and the tension are a result of the muscles in the region of the head and the neck contracting.
There are so many reasons why this can happen, but some of them include too much screen time, music that is extremely loud or needing to provide nourishment to your body or hydrate yourself. Chiropractors can offer a natural resolution without requiring any medication.
How Can Continued Chiropractic Care Bring Relief?
Continuous chiropractic care can deliver relief and pain management for migraine sufferers. Visiting a chiropractor for an adjustment has low to no risks and the care is not invasive. With prescription medication that is prescribed for pain, there are often risks for addiction. Too many OTC medications for pain can cause other health issues if they are taken for long periods of time in high doses.
What Are Chiropractic Adjustments?
An adjustment performed by a chiropractor can release the restriction on your joints that may be present and/or realign your spine. If any joints need to be realigned, your chiropractor will know and perform an adjustment on them as well. This can bring down any swelling there may be in your joints. The adjustments can deliver great functionality to the joints that are adjusted and to the nerves near the joints as well. If you are a migraine sufferer, these adjustments can make you feel much better with fewer migraines and pain, thus more sleep and less tension.