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How Chiropractic Care Can Help With Your Headaches

Everyone gets headaches, right? After all, most of us are taught that they are normal, right? Some of us get dull headaches, some throbbing. One headache may be on one side, while others may make us sensitive to light, and sounds.

Common? Absolutely. But are they normal? Not at all.

Woman holding head in painThe 3 most typical classes of headaches are:

Tension Headaches

Caused by muscle tension within the head, neck or shoulders. Tension headaches can be a result of emotional stress. These types of headaches will become constant once tightened muscles fail to relax.

Migraine Headaches 

Migraines can be triggered by certain types of food, wine, weather, smoke, stress, or hormonal changes. These types of headaches tend to be more frequent in women, rather than men.

Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headaches can be caused by whiplash, such as a car accident, poor posture or structural changes to the neck and shoulders. These types of headaches form pain behind your eyes or in your forehead.

Most of us reach for some type of pain reliever once a headache takes over. Some migraine headache sufferers take daily medications designed prevent these headaches from even starting in the first place. However these medications can manufacture some dangerous and unwanted effects.

Chiropractic Care and Headaches

Many people tend to notice relief from their chronic headaches once they start wellness chiropractic care. It’s our goal to find underlying spinal problems in patients which may be inflicting headaches, as well as delicate misalignment’s, loss of a corrective cervical curve or the consequences of long-standing spinal decay.

Next time you or somebody you care about suffers from a headache, rather than reaching for a pill, reach for the phone and contact us to make an appointment! You can learn all about the benefits of chiropractic care.

 

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