Migraine Headache Treatments
In the United States there are nearly 30 million people who suffer from migraines on a regular basis. Women are approximately 3 times more likely than men to experience migraine headaches. Migraines are usually associated with throbbing or pulsating headaches, typically on one side of the head. Severe migraines can cause nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light. Causes of migraine headaches can include:
- Diet - certain foods and beverages, such as caffeine, can make a person more prone to migraines
- Stress at work or home
- Changes in sleep patterns or environment
- Certain medications
Chiropractic care provides a safe and effective treatment of migraine headaches. Dr. Berman and Dr. Conner work to relieve the intensity and quantity of migraines by treating patient using a combination of chiropractic services, typically including adjustments and chiropractic massage. Medical research has consistently shown the benefits of spinal manipulation for treating migraines. Adjustments are an effective solution to migraine pain that avoids the side effects caused by prescription medication. In these studies the same percent of chronic migraine suffers received relief with chiropractic care compared to prescription medication.
The chiropractors at Berman Chiropractic apply appropriate therapies for each patient that bring about total body wellness.