The Chiropractic Approach to Ending Migraine Pain

Posted on Dec 11, 2017


There are headaches and then there are migraines. If you’ve ever experienced migraines, you know that they’re the kind of head pain that can totally negatively affect your everyday life.

People have missed important life events like weddings and funerals because their migraine headaches have been so painful. While they would have liked to gone out and been with people and socialized, the migraine caused them to stop in their tracks, want to turn the world off, and go back to bed.

Typically, migraines are chronic, periodic and recurring. The pain is categorized as “throbbing” or “pulsating.” It can be around the temple and/or eye, particularly bothering one side of the head. People with migraines report blurred vision, seeing spots, brain fog, and numbness. A short migraine lasts about two hours, while a long one could occur for three long, long days. In addition to the aforementioned symptoms, add light and sound sensitivities, fatigue, irritability, nausea and more.

So what’s happening when migraines occur? Research concludes that there’s an instability of blood vessels such that blood circulation to the head is disturbed, resulting in pain. Migraines can be brought on by things like dental problems, stress, hormonal changes, constipation, allergies, and dehydration.

Some migraine sufferers believe that Vitamin B3, Gingko Biloba and CoQ10 can help improve blood flow to the brain. Others insist that visiting their chiropractor regularly, for chiropractic adjustments, helps relieve the pain. Over time, some people who’ve had migraines for years can attest that regular visits to the chiropractor have made them migraine-free!

For those with migraine issues, here are some general tips… you’ll want to make sure your gut is healthy so eating foods with “probiotics” is a good idea. Make sure you’re getting enough fiber in your diet. The less sugar you take in, as well as artificial sweeteners, the better you’ll be. If you’ve never been an exerciser, now’s the time to make regular-yet-moderate exercise part of your lifestyle. Reducing stress, improving sleep, sitting/standing with correct posture, and drinking plenty of water are all great ways to lessen the chance of migraines as well as ways of feeling better overall.

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