Headaches/Migraine Treatment

HEADACHES / MIGRAINE

Migraines or headaches are a common complaint amongst the population. This condition is associated with discomfort and pain in your neck, scalp, and the head. Research has shown that every 7 in 10 people complain of a single headache episode each year.

Headaches can either be mild in nature or can be associated with severe excruciating pain.

Headaches can influence your daily activities and result in distress and irritation.  At Cincinnati Chiropractic Clinic we use adjustments, lifestyle changes along with medication to manage headaches.

SYMPTOMS OF HEADACHES

Symptoms of headaches include the following:

  • Nausea
  • Vertigo
  • Vomiting
  • Photophobia
  • Scalp tenderness
  • Tightening sensation in your head
  • Stroke
  • Dizziness

CAUSES OF HEADACHES

There are many reasons why a headache can occur. These include:

  • Fatigue
  • Stress
  • Hunger
  • Lack of sleep
  • Withdrawal of caffeine
  • Medication is like acetaminophen or ibuprofen
  • Changes in weather
  • Drinks or food like chocolate, alcohol and processed foods that consist of Monosodium glutamate

Other triggers of headache include:

  • An environment with smoke
  • Extreme bright light
  • A few smells
  • Alcohol
  • Imbalance of estrogen levels in females
  • Foods like bananas, peas, cheese, sorry cream, peanut butter, yogurt, pork and nuts

LONG TERM PROBLEMS DUE TO IGNORING HEADACHES

Please visit us if you have symptoms like drowsiness, vomiting, confusion and convulsions, slurred speech, facial numbness, fever, or any sort of weakness in your leg and arms, which is associated with a headache after the trauma.

TEMPORARY PAIN RELIEF FOR HEADACHES

You can use a cold ice pack for your headache. You can apply it either to your neck or your head and it may help in reducing the inflammation. This may relieve your headache temporarily.

TREATMENT FOR HEADACHES

Treatment for your headache differs according to your headache type and severity.  Our chiropractors would perform an evaluation and create a treatment plan.

DOES MEDICAL INSURANCE COVER FOR HEADACHE TREATMENTS?

Your medical insurance is likely to cover your headache treatment. Our office will assist you in verifying your insurance benefits.

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  • Existing Patient: (513) 428 – WELL(9355)
  • New Patient: (513) 449 – 2637

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Let Us Help Treat Your Headaches/Migraine

Don’t ignore your Headaches/Migraine, as it can become worse over time. It’s important to consult with a doctor and understand the root cause of your Headaches/Migraines.

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Headaches/Migraines FAQ

The spine could be a source of headache if there is a leakage in the dura mater. This leakage of spinal fluid then reduces the pressure on the spinal cord and the brain that is caused by the spinal fluid – eventually leading to a headache

Subluxation of the vertebrae is the result of bad posture, use of drugs and alcohol; car accidents, emotional stress, improper lifting, and sitting for long periods of time. All these can eventually cause the spinal vertebrae to lose its position and healthy movements leading to various serious problems.

A migraine is a complex yet a severe type of headache. It is believed by Researchers  that a change in the nerve pathway activity and the disruption of chemical balance in the brain is the cause of migraines.

Environmental factors, paired with genetic ones are also responsible for causing migraines in the population. A migraine is associated with throbbing and intensified headaches, usually affecting only the partial side of your head. A migraine comes with increased sensitivity to noise and light. A migraine can last for either a few hours and even a few days.

On the contrary, headaches can be of different types and associated with discomfort in your neck, scalp, and head.

There can be a few possible reasons that can lead to a buildup of pressure in your temples. These include:

  • Temporomandibular joints and muscular disorders
  • Ear condition
  • Sinus problems
  • Meningitis

By using a variety of manipulations and exercises, your chiropractor may help you in relieving your vertigo symptoms.

Tension headaches are a leading cause of headaches at the back of your head. It comes with a throbbing pain that often feels tight and all at your scalp or neck.

Yes, it is normal for you to experience a certain amount of dizziness after a chiropractic adjustment. This is so, as your inner ear is trying to readjust to the new position of your body.

A pinched nerve can be one of the causes of a headache. This usually involves your upper nerve roots. A headache with such a condition is known as cervicogenic headache

Yes, it is true that any pathology in C5 or C6 can lead to a headache.

There are several different types of headaches like:

  • Tension headaches
  • Allergy headaches
  • Exertion headaches
  • Migraine headaches
  • Hormonal headaches
  • Hypertension headaches
  • Cluster headaches
  • Post-traumatic headaches
  • Rebound headaches

You need to visit the headaches clinic in Cincinnati, Ohio if you are experiencing symptoms like a severe or a sudden headache with pain in your head that keeps on worsening with time.

Additionally, if you feel that you have a rash or your neck is stiff and you are experiencing numbness, weakness along with difficulty in speaking then, immediate medical attention is required. Headache emergency symptoms will also include seizures, fever, double vision, and a severe headache after an injury.

A dehydration headache is more likely to feel like an intense episode of migraine or a dull headache.

Dehydration headache is associated with pain on the front of your head, back of your head, on the sides, and even throughout the overall head. However, you are less likely to experience any pressure or facial pain.

If your headache lasts for more than three days, then you are most likely experiencing a migraine headache.

Migraine can last for more than a day while the normal tension headache will go for a couple of hours. If you are experiencing the symptoms then you should visit a headache clinic in Cincinnati, Ohio.

What people don’t know is that anxiety headache is a different physical symptom. Tension headaches are caused when you are stressed about a certain experiment. Experiencing repeated episodes of severe headaches can lead to symptoms of anxiety.

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